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Once considered an impossible dream, the breeding of marine fish species by home aquarium hobbyists is becoming an enticing reality. As pressures mount to develop sustainable sources of aquacultured livestock for the aquarium hobby, the reproduction mysteries of captive reef fishes are fast unravelling. This book is the first detailed guide to amateur marine fish breeding, and reveals the techniques and secrets for successfully spawning and rearing more than 90 species of marine fishes. This hands-on resource provides comprehensive coverage of the following species, jawfish, grammas, marine bettas, assessors, gobies, blennies, cardinals, dottybacks, damsels, chromis, clownfishes and angelfishes.It also includes all the essential breeding steps for each family. Beautiful colour photographs and diagrams help illustrate the species, equipment, and techniques described in the text. An essential for both the amateur and aspiring small-scale commercial breeder, this book is expected to open the door to many thousands of new home breeders - a major step in the evolution of the marine aquarium hobby.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781890087715
ISBN-10: 1890087718
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 221mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Microcosm
Publisher: Microcosm
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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