Koi

Koi Author George C. Blasiola
ISBN-10 0812035682
Release 1995
Pages 104
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Covers all aspects of keeping and caring for koi, a brightly colored freshwater fish that is suitable for most pond environments.



Koi

Koi Author Bernice Brewster
ISBN-10 177085519X
Release 2015-09-29
Pages 254
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Keeping koi (often called "living jewels") in top-quality condition takes dedication and year-round care, but it is a challenge that thousands of koi enthusiasts are happy to accept in pursuit of perfection. They are a fiercely devoted group willing to spend hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars to nurture, show and build their collection. Written by a team of international experts, Koi: A Complete Guide to their Care and Color Varieties contains information and advice that incorporates the latest developments in koi research. Topics include: Purchasing koi Body conformation, deportment, color, pattern, and quality The koi pond, including technology, like de-icers and warming tents Water quality and filtration Koi physiology, disease prevention, and good nutrition Showing koi, how to achieve optimal health, color and shine Breeding Designing and building a pond Identifying the many varieties of koi. This book fulfils the need for a reasonably priced and up to date, expert guide on keeping koi. It is essential selection for all enthusiasts, from excited beginners to koi kichi ("koi crazy").



The Everything Tropical Fish Book

The Everything Tropical Fish Book Author Carlo Devito
ISBN-10 1580623433
Release 2000-07-01
Pages 307
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Provides information on setting up and maintaining a saltwater and freshwater aquarium.



Snakes

Snakes Author Richard D. Bartlett
ISBN-10 0764100556
Release 1998
Pages 111
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Offers advice on keeping snakes in captivity, including tips on purchasing, feeding, and health problems



Freshwater and Marine Aquarium

Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Author
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106018921756
Release 2007
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Freshwater and Marine Aquarium has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Freshwater and Marine Aquarium also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Freshwater and Marine Aquarium book for free.



Koi Health Disease Everything You Need To Know 2nd Edition

Koi Health   Disease  Everything You Need To Know 2nd Edition Author Dr. Erik Johnson
ISBN-10 9781304836557
Release 2014-11-21
Pages 204
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Regarded as the first and last word on fish health for the pond fish hobbyist, in this second edition, every page has been updated and improved. After losing more than 70 pages of older information, the book still expanded from the first editions' 160 pages to over 200 pages. This book is written in a conversational tone and meant to be understood and applicable to the beginner and advanced hobbyist alike. Well-reviewed by consumers and peers, this book is written authoritatively by a veterinary practitioner with 20+ years treating fish.



Encyclopedia of Aquarium Pond Fish

Encyclopedia of Aquarium   Pond Fish Author David Alderton
ISBN-10 9781409383154
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 400
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From Cyprinids to Blennies and Koi, a new edition of this complete owner's manual for keeping all types of fish Get the lowdown on keeping fish with this comprehensive guide for fish lovers. You'll find everything you need to know on marine varieties to freshwater, tropical to coldwater, whether you keep them in indoor aquariums or outdoor ponds. Identify your fish with a directory containing over 800 of the world's most popular. Discover everything about them: from what they look like and how big they'll grow, to what food they eat and whether they integrate with others. There's expert advice on looking after your fish: from keeping and feeding to healthcare and how to breed. Plus, find directories of companion plants, pond and marine life to help you create the right environment.



Iguanas

Iguanas Author Richard D. Bartlett
ISBN-10 0764119931
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 95
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These tropical lizards are naturally timid. Owners who keep them as pets must learn methods of establishing trust with their iguana. Titles in Barron’s extensive selection of Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals are filled with useful information and heavily illustrated with high quality photos and anatomically accurate line drawings. These fact-filled books instruct owners on how to care for dogs, cats, birds, fish, caged pets, reptiles, and virtually every other animal that people are likely to keep as a pet. Books in this series are written by breeders, trainers, veterinarians and other pet-care specialists. They advise on purchasing, feeding, health care, training, grooming, and all other aspects of responsible pet ownership.



The Manual of Koi Health

The Manual of Koi Health Author Keith Holmes
ISBN-10 1842862375
Release 2012
Pages 160
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This book will help every koi keeper safeguard the health of his fishes. It includes sections on water chemistry and how to maintain good water conditions, how to handle, anaesthetize and take samples from ailing Koi, an explanation of what treatments are available and a comprehensive listing of all the common Koi diseases.



Boston Terriers For Dummies

Boston Terriers For Dummies Author Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
ISBN-10 1118051459
Release 2011-02-23
Pages 292
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Has a Boston Terrier stolen your heart? Whether you’re thinking about adding one of these “American Gentlemen” to your home or you already have one, this fun, friendly guide is the key to becoming a responsible and happy puppy parent! Boston Terriers For Dummies gives you all the basics on raising and living with this intelligent, affectionate breed. You’ll learn where and how this dog originated, what it needs, and how to determine if a Boston Terrier is the right dog for you and your family. From feeding and grooming to basic training, you get all the tips any Boston owner needs to make their dog feel welcome, loved, and well-cared for. You’ll discover how to: Understand the breed’s origin and history Choose the right Boston Terrier for you Puppy-proof your home and yard Teach your Boston basic commands Housetrain and socialize your puppy Correct Boston behavior gone bad Handle breed-specific health concerns Enhance your dog’s quality of life Travel with your Boston—or find a reputable sitter Care for the senior dog Complete with sections on nutrition, first aid, and exercise and play, Boston Terriers For Dummies is the only guide you need to raise a happy, healthy dog!



Aquarium Fish Magazine

Aquarium Fish Magazine Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822009393182
Release 1991
Pages
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Aquarium Fish Magazine has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Aquarium Fish Magazine also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Aquarium Fish Magazine book for free.



The Iguana Handbook

The Iguana Handbook Author Patricia Bartlett
ISBN-10 0764112341
Release 2000
Pages 163
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Keeping iguanas healthy and contented entails housing these animals in a proper, temperature-controlled terrarium, and providing correct lighting and a healthful diet. Here is detailed instruction and advice on every aspect of iguana care plus information on the animal's life cycle and breeding.



Koi

Koi Author Steve Hickling
ISBN-10 0764154486
Release 2002
Pages 205
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In Japan, breeding koi--a colorful and beautiful member of the carp family--has occupied a position between hobby and art form for more than two centuries. This stunningly illustrated book, compiled by a team of koi experts, shows and tells aquarium enthusiasts virtually everything they need to know about this fascinating activity. Koi are hardy fish, relatively large in size, and the most practical way to keep them is in an outdoor pond. Combining text with illustrations, an important section of the book explains the requirements of a garden pond for koi, showing the filtration system and pointing out how it functions. Most of the book concentrates on koi themselves, focusing on a brief history of koi, advice on buying koi, the fish's physiology, health care, feeding, breeding koi, showing koi, and joining koi clubs. An 80-page section tells all about koi variations, and features color photos of more than 100 varieties. Illustrated two-page spreads review each variety's history, and show both their more desirable and less desirable color markings. Here is a beautifully designed and illustrated volume that emphasizes the special satisfactions of keeping and breeding koi. Approximately 450 color photos and illustrations.



The Essential Book of Koi

The Essential Book of Koi Author Steve Hickling
ISBN-10 0793806232
Release 2007
Pages 256
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The Essential Book of Koi combines research from leading international authorities on koi with the captive-care techniques of experienced aquarists to yield the most up-to-date and extensive book available on the science, care, and breeding of these large ornamental fishes. This cutting-edge guide discusses topics that are imperative for sustaining a thriving family of koi, including how to create and maintain the best water quality, how different filtration systems work, the biology of koi and how to keep them in good health, and detailed information on feeding, buying, and showing. It also provides important details on the breeding of koi, a serious and rewarding pastime for many aquarists, and explains how koi are bred commercially as well as getting started at home. The fact-filled text is complemented by vivid, brand new photographs that detail the seemingly endless color variations of koi. Whether you are a hobbyist looking to show or breed koi in your pond, or you simply want to admire these fishes, The Essential Book of Koi is an excellent guide to these wildly popular fishes that enhance the visual enjoyment of both indoor and outdoor ponds.



Koi For Dummies

Koi For Dummies Author R. D. Bartlett
ISBN-10 1118068173
Release 2011-05-04
Pages 288
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Known throughout the world for its beauty and personality, koi is one of the most carefully bred fish species around. Raising koi is especially time-consuming and requires more than just sprinkling little flakes in the fish bowl. But thankfully, you don’t have to be an expert to maintain your own koi pond. Koi For Dummies shows you how easy and fun it can be to own and care for these delicate fish. Whether building a pond or aquarium for the indoors or outdoors, this easy-to-understand guide explores all of your options. Clear, concise advice helps you: Appreciate your koi’s beauty Build, design, and maintain your koi pond or aquarium Find and select koi and the proper supplies Keep your koi happy and healthy Treat your koi for parasites, bacterial infections, and viruses Breed and care for baby koi Show off your koi to other koi enthusiasts



Koi

Koi Author Sheldon Harnick
ISBN-10 0825308410
Release 2017-05-31
Pages 45
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Koi are unusually beautiful creatures. Perhaps because of their unusual beauty, koi have inspired a variety of legends. The recurrent theme in these legends is that koi, because of their endurance and perseverance, have become symbolic of overcoming adversity and fulfilling one's destiny. In one of the more celebrated versions of this legend, koi are rewarded for their endurance and perseverance by being transformed into dragon fish. In their book KOI, Margery and Sheldon Harnick have created their own version of this legend in photographs and verses. In their version, koi are rewarded for a reason other than endurance and perseverance. Though the years, the gods have noted how much pleasure men and women have derived simply from observing the prismatic beauty of the koi. For this gift to mankind, the gods decided to transform the most beautiful koi into majestic and powerful dragons. Margery Harnick's photographs not only show this transformation taking place but also capture the remarkable beauty of these creatures in ways that most people have never seen. (Additional photographs by Matt Harnick portray the gods and the dragons.) And since koi are Asian in origin, Sheldon Harnick has chosen to deliver the narrative in the form of haiku verses. The union of photographs and verses makes a charming and artistically satisfying combination.



A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond

A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond Author Keith Holmes
ISBN-10 1842860631
Release 2002
Pages 77
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A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond book for free.