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Dale W.

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I need a list of good books for SW everything that we can put in the archives. Please list the books and authers. You can also give a brief description of the books as well. Thanks
 
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The Conscientious Marine Aquarist - by Robert M. Fenner
Excellent all-around book...#1 on many book lists

Marine Fishes - by Scott W. Michael
Great as a quick reference on many SW species

Aquarium Corals - by Eric H. Borneman
Very informative with detailed explanations

The New Marine Aquarium - by Michael S. Paletta
Decent beginner book

Other notable SW authors: Julian Sprung, John H. Tullock, J. Charles Delbeek, etc.
 

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"The Book of Coral Propogation Vol 1" -Anthony Calfo
--Bad title, much more than propogation.
 

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A Practical Guide to Corals for the Reef Aquarium - Eric Borneman & Ed Puterbaugh
Many consider this to be the Coral keeper's Bible, informative, great photos, great for beginners and advanced

The Manual of Marine Invertebrates - Martyn Haywood & Sue Wells
Helpful when selecting inverts, what is safe and what isn't

Corals A Quick Reference Guide - Julian Sprung
For identifying corals and their requirements, great photos

Dr. Burgess's Mini-Atlas of Marine Aquarium Fishes - Dr. Warren Burgess, Dr. Herbert Axelrod & Raymond Hunziker III
Excellent for correctly identifying fish, 1900 color photos

Marine Algae Control Secrets
Live Sand Secrets
Protein Skimming & Activated Carbon Secrets (3 small books) - Bob Goemans, Ph. D.
Text only but helpful
 

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Originally posted by Reefscape
I need a list of good books for SW everything that we can put in the archives. Please list the books and authers. You can also give a brief description of the books as well. Thanks
Dale, If your still looking you can take a look at our Suggested Readings List over at Aquarium Advice

It has many of the books already suggested here but we have also included the ISBN #'s where applicable and also some text descriptions.
 

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Here's a book my husband just bought at PetSmart for just $19.98, I've never seen it before. It was just published in 2002 so it's very up to date with easy to understand information on all aspects of a marine or reef tank, from equipment to water properties. It also covers selecting fish, corals, and inverts for the tank with plenty of color photos. There's even a helpful glossary in the back of the book. I'd suggest this book to anyone with any kind of marine tank.

The Complete Book Of The Marine Aquarium ~ By Vincent B. Hargreaves
304 pages, more than 700 fish and invert species described
published 2002 Thunder Bay Press
 

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a few reef books;

The Reef Aquarium: A comprehensive guide to the identification and care of tropical marine invertebrates. Vol. 1 &2
by, Charles Delbeek and Julian Sprung

The Modern Reef Aquarium Vol. 1-4
by, Svein A. Fossa, Alf Jacob Nilsen
 
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