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     The Annual Practical Guide to The Coral Reef Aquarium
                             by Patrick Lanzarone DVM

  Dr.Pat has accumulated over forty five 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 rotifers 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 aquarist.   
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The Annual Practical Guide to the Coral Reef Aquarium
By Patrick Lanzarone D.V.M.

TABLE of CONTENTS

About the Author

Introduction

CHAPTER ONE
Equipment
The Stand
Tank selection
Tank Preparation
Applying the Background
Insulating the tank
Setting up
Wire management
Protect the bottom
Substrate
Live Rock
Design
Floating Reef Design
Lighting
Changing Lighting Systems
Photo Period

CHAPTER TWO
Filtration and Nitrate Control
Mechanical filtration
Chemical filtration
Protein Skimming
Ozone
Ultra Violet Light
Biological Filtration
Nitrate Management
Matrials and Methods
Refugium
Chaeto Reactors
Ulva Lactuca
Solid Carbon Dosing
Algae Scrubbers
Nano Bubble Scrubbing
Phosphate control
Heaters and chillers
Optional equipment

CHAPTER THREE
The working system
Water management
Alkalinity,pH Control and Calcium Supplementation
Low pH
Maintaining water quality
Methods of changing water
Water movement
Summary

CHAPTER FOUR
Creatures to avoid
The must have fish
The must have invertebrates


CHAPTER FIVE
Fish Prepurchase exam
Fish health management
The Dr.Pat Protocol
Acclimating the new arrival
Transferring the new arrival to the display tank 
Fish Disease prevention and nutrition
Common diseases
The Reef Aquarist Medicine Cabinet
Disease Identification and Treatment
Cryptocaryon Irritans [ICK]
Amyloodinium Ocellatum
Brooklynella Hostillis
Uronema Marinum
Monogenean / Flukes

CHAPTER SIX
Breeding and rearing marine tropical fish

CHAPTER SEVEN
Invertebrate husbandry and Nutrition
The importance of phytoplankton and cultivation
Culturing Rotifers
Coral care
Common Coral Parasites
Malnutrition
Improper Placement
Water Chemistry,Water Quality,Water Turbidity
Water movement and Flow Rate
Salinity and Temperature
Alkalinity and pH
Calcium and Magnesium
Strontium and Molybdenum
Iodine
Light
The Nitrate-phosphate algae complex

CHAPTER EIGHT
End goal

CHAPTER NINE
Articles submitted by fellow reefers

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The Annual Practical Guide to the Coral Reef Aquarium

By Dr.Patrick Lanzarone
EDUCATING THE REEF AQUARIST