Manufacture: Barron's Publishing
These unusual looking marine fish need a steady diet of plankton to stay healthy and active. Here is a wealth of advice and information for aquarium hobbyists on keeping seahorses of different varieties. Barron's comprehensive Pet Owner's Manuals are heavily illustrated and filled with useful information. They instruct owners on how to care for their dogs, cats, birds, fish, and other animals. Books give advice on purchasing and acquiring, health care, feeding, and much more. Clear, straightforward texts are accompanied by high-quality full-color photos and anatomically accurate line art, as well as helpful tables and charts.
Table of Contents: CLASSIFICATION AND CHARACTERISTICS. General Classification. Distribution & Habitat. Feeding Behavior. Reproduction. Territorial and Activity Patterns. Choosing a Species. AQUARIUM HABITATS FOR CAPTIVE SEAHORSES. Types of Aquariums. Aquarium Furnishings. CONDITIONS AND CARING FOR YOUR AQUARIUM. Bacteria and the Nitrogen Cycle. Aquarium Chemistry. Equipment/Decorating and Setting Up Your Aquarium. Water Changes/Types of Filters. Cleaning and Maintenance. NUTRITION AND FEEDING. Individual Food Items. Areas for Experimentation. SEAHORSE HEALTH. An Important Note Concerning Stress. Signs of Illness. A Word About Breeding Seahorses. CARING FOR THE VARIOUS SPECIES. Species Identification. Seahorse Species. SEAHORSE COMPANIONS. Unsuitable for Aquariums. Acceptable Aquarium Companions. SEAHORSE SURVIVAL. Environmental Ethics and the Law. Medical Research. INFORMATION. Index. Paperback. 96 Pages. 2001.