All about aquarium fish.
Brief description: Compact and at the same time volumetric Atlas-guide includes information on more than 1000 species and varieties of freshwater fish that can be seen in aquariums around the world. Among them are well-known to aquarists types and new, the content of which has been mastered only recently.
The book contains descriptions of each collection, readers will gain General information about the historic homeland of the fishes of this group, their natural habitats and the modern habitat. In addition to the basic characteristics of the family described coloration and its changes with age; provides data about the volume of the aquarium, the conditions and requirements for water filtration; described diet, particularly reproductive behavior, as well as some interesting facts about the life of fish under natural conditions.
Very fully described such families as cyprinids, cichlids, labyrinth and many others. Aquarium catfish are represented by several families. In the book, a detailed account of discus, guppies, gold fish and koi are the types that have many varieties,differing in size, coloring, body shape and fins.
Description of each species is followed by information about the natural habitat, optimal temperature, acidity and water hardness in the aquarium, the requirements to an oxygen mode. Species illustrated with original full-color photographs. Given a scientific name in Latin, the name in Russian, the maximum size of adult fish in centimeters, as well as information about the water level in the aquarium in which fish of this species prefer to spend more time.
The book contains over 1,100 color photos and equipped with Russian and Latin by the signs of aquarium fish species.
The Handbook is intended both for beginning aquarists and seasoned professionals. It will help to get more information about the inhabitants of your aquarium, the conditions of their keeping and breeding in captivity.