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Treebeard
04-16-2009, 10:09 PM
Is "Marine Fishes: 500+ Essential-To-Know Aquarium Species" still the most recommended fish reference book? Any other new recommendations?

hillegom
04-16-2009, 11:13 PM
The reef aquarium Science, art, and technology, volume three, Delbeek and Sprung

Treebeard
04-16-2009, 11:16 PM
The reef aquarium Science, art, and technology, volume three, Delbeek and Sprung

I am looking for a fish reference book. (Identification, behavior etc...)

christyf5
04-16-2009, 11:50 PM
I'd say that Marine Fishes is likely your best bet for research and handy to have on trips to the LFS when you're tempted by a fish you don't know about. Most other books, I've found, have references to a lot of fish that either you can't get or should stay in the ocean (cuz they get huge).

Then again if you're looking for a "coffee table" type book, a neat read etc. Scott Michaels "Reef Fishes" is good. I think theres 3 volumes.

The pocket 500 is definitely the best bang for your buck for condensed, concise info though.

es355lucille
04-17-2009, 12:53 AM
Here's a couple that we have:

1. The new encyclopedia of saltwater aquaruim - Greg Jennings
2. What fish? A buyers guide to marine fish - Tristan Lougher
3. The Conscientious Marine Aquarist - Robert M Fenner


#2 is small and good to take to LFS.

#1 and #3 have other references as well as fish.

hmmm I don't have Marine fishes.....ok off to the chapters site!