Seahorses

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Seahorses

Frank Indiviglio

Complete Pet Owner’s Manual

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

96 Pages

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