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500 Ways To Be A Better Saltwater Fishkeeper

RRP $49.95

Essential, practical tips from professional fish keeping experts.

500 Ways to Be a Better Saltwater Fish Keeper is a comprehensive references of practical advice from seasoned experts.

The 500 tips are presented in logical sections for quick and easy navigation to professional advice for :

  • Choosing and buying fish
  • Setting up an effective aquarium system
  • Filtration and water quality
  • Lighting
  • Feeding
  • Routine aquarium maintenance
  • Breeding.
Each book is packed with information in easy-to-access segments. Some of the frequently asked questions addressed are :
  • Why are some tropical fish cheap and others expensive?
  • How to deal with fish that appear shy and nervous
  • How to identify breeding pairs
  • How to use microscopic organisms to feed fry
  • What are the ideal species for beginning fish keepers?
There is also a sister volume : 500 Ways to Be a Better Freshwater Fish Keeper. With detailed step-by-step instructions and colour photographs and graphics, the 500 Ways to be a Better Fish Keeper books are the perfect go-to guides for information and counsel to solve a problem quickly.


What's It Like To Be A Fish?

RRP $12.99

You can't breathe underwater, but a fish can. You can't eat underwater, but a fish does it every day. Named a Best Children's Science Book of the Year by Science Books & Films, this Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book explains how a fish's body is perfectly designed for life in water.

Now rebranded with a new cover look, this classic picture book features graceful text that invites young readers to imagine what it's like to have gills, fins, and scales. Simple, fun diagrams help explain concepts like how fish use their gills to breathe underwater. This book also includes an additional activity for kids to set up their very own goldfish bowl.

Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Valerie Chase, formerly of the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and Raymond Klinger and Ernest Tresselt of Huntington Creek Fisheries.

This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.


Goldfish Varieties And Genetics - A Handbook For Breeders

RRP $376.99

The goldfish, Carassius auratus, a member of the Carp family, Cyprinidae, has been domesticated for many hundreds of years, as a food fish, a laboratory animal and now most important commercially, for ornamental and aesthetic purposes. There are now many scores of recognised varieties, which have been produced over time by selection processes and other methods described in detail in this stimulating book.<p><p><i>Goldfish Varieties and Genetics</i> covers all major aspects relating to goldfish breeding and genetics in a readable and user-friendly style. An account is presented of the domestication and evolution of the goldfish, including comprehensive details of the relevant genetic and biological principles involved in the development strategies and production of new varieties. The book also covers the subject of goldfish appreciation and the international significance of goldfish shows and show standards. The book concludes with an exciting forward look at the potential evolutionary future for the goldfish.<p><p>This important and timely book brings together, for the first time, a wealth of scientific information, presented in a clear and understandable manner by Dr Joseph Smartt, who has many years' experience working in fish genetics and breeding. The book is a must-have purchase for all serious goldfish breeders, hobbyists and dealers, fish biologists and geneticists, aquarium keepers and aquaculture personnel. <p><p>The author, Joseph Smartt is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.


Curious George At The Aquarium Bilingual Edition

RRP $12.99

Splash! The aquarium is a big place for a little monkey, and there is so much to see. George's curiosity soon helps him to make lots of penguin friends . . . and lots of trouble! Now in a bilingual Spanish/English edition.

The paperback edition includes educational fun facts about aquariums and sea life, provided by the director of the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut. Bonus activities in the paperback edition include a maze and a word jumble. For more fun with George, check out www.curiousgeorge.com and get all the latest news and information about Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more!


Curious George Goes Fishing

RRP $14.99

Inspired by a vignette in the classic Curious George Flies a Kite, this amusing episode shows George at his curious best trying to catch a fish.



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