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What Fish? A Buyer's Guide to Tropical Fish
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1 14932 Thu August 12, 2010
Recommended By Average Price Average Rating
100% of reviewers $7.99 2.0

 

Description:
Author: Nick Fletcher
Paperback, 208 pages
Barron's Educational Series Inc., 2006
ISBN: 9780764132551
Keywords: guide Tropical Fish

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Registered: August 2010
Location: GTA, Ontario
Posts: 249
Review Date: Thu August 12, 2010 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: $7.99 | Rating: 2 

 
Positive aspects of the product (pros): Has some basic information on small fish (danios, rasboras, cories)
Cons: Drastically inaccurate information on anything above 5" regarding size and aquarium care

 
I am VERY glad I didn't use the information provided in this book when I was stocking my first tanks as a child. A 20 gallon for sorubim lima, a pimelodus catfish reaching over 1.5'? A 55 gallon for the 2' fire eel? A 30 gallon for a Oscar? I was horrified at some of the things that came up. It also totally lacks anything other than their bogus species articles. It's like talking to a bad PetSmart Employee. If you're looking at this book, put it back on the shelf.

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10 gallon planted with betta
55 gallon Malawi Cichlids
120 with SA cichlids, Pleco and Pictus Catfish
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