The Annual Practical Guide to The Coral Reef Aquarium
by Patrick Lanzarone DVM
Dr.Pat has accumulated over forty years of reef keeping experience.As a Veterinarian Dr. Pat understands how to explain complicated topics in easy to understand language while maintaining details and science.Written in an easy to read format with explicit video lessons.
You will learn all you need to know about coral reef systems,and how to keep fish and invertebrates healthy together.How to setup a reeftank and what to avoid.From tank and equipment selection, test kits and water chemistry.The science of lighting easily explained and lighting systems.How to transition new lighting systems,Filtration and the deep sand bed. The working system. Selecting and keeping corals healthy,managing coral diseases, proper placement of corals and coral care, growing copepods and microalgae,the must have invertebrates for a successful reef, the inverts to avoid and the reasons why,The marine tropical fish prepurchase exam,Fish acclimation and the holding tank.The must have fish and which species to avoid, disease diagnosis and treatment,proper nutrition,numerous live links in each chapter and much,much more!
Filled with explicit video lessons designed to educate the newbie and experienced reef keeper.This publication will keep you current with periodic updates and is a valuable read for the serious reef aquarist.
The Annual Practical Guide to the Coral Reef Aquarium
By Patrick Lanzarone D.V.M.
TABLE of CONTENTS
Applying the Background
Insulating the tank
Protecting the bottom
Changing Lighting Systems
Filtration and how to control Nitrates
Ultra Violet Light
Solid Carbon Dosing
Heaters and chillers
The working system
Maintaining water quality
Methods of changing water
Creatures to avoid
The must have fish
The must have invertebrates
Fish Prepurchase exam
Fish health management
Acclimating the new arrival
Transferring the new arrival to the display tank
Disease prevention and nutrition
Breeding and rearing marine tropical fish
Invertebrate husbandry and Nutrition
The importance of phytoplankton and cultivation
The Nitrate-phosphate algae complex
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