ORNAMENTAL FISH FARMING is a 528 page, hard cover, glossy-paged 'how-to' manual on the breeding, rearing and marketing of freshwater tropical fish and goldfish. It is a practical hands-on book containing a great deal of never-before published information, written by a fish farmer, based on know-how from 30-plus years of the author's personal experience. Although designed particularly for commercial breeders, it contains a great deal of information which can be used by hobbyists wishing to learn how to breed tropical fish and goldfish, starting with the basics. Topics range from identifying the sexes to conditioning breeders, modes of fish reproduction and breeding set-ups for a wide range of species to water chemistry, from medication to marketing, site selection to selecting broodstock, fish farming techniques to production strategies, and a lot more. Very importantly, the book provides more than just dry facts. Detailed explanations are given for why things are done the way they are CONTENTS Part 1: Some Fundamentals of Commercial Production Part 2: Operating Styles, Strategies and Facilities Part 3: Production Methods Part 4: Production Methods Cont'd Part 5: Miscellaneous Fish Farming Techniques Part 6: Water Chemistry Part 7: Fish Diseases and Health Management Part 8: Marketing Part 9: Site Selection Part 10: Individual Species Glossary of Terms
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Book Description Brian Andrews, Australia, 2011. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. VERY HEAVY. xvii, 523pp,index,references, glossary, num diagrams, col ills. Or pictorial laminated boards. Small bump to bottom edge of pages otherwise near new. A manual on the commercial production of ornamental fish based predominantly on the author's 30+ years of experience. Includes fundamentals of production, operating styles, strategies and facilities, commercial breeding and rearing practices for over 130 species from 14 major groups, health management, water chemistry, marketing, site selection and a glossary of terms. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 036753
Book Description Self Published, 2011. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Illustrated laminated boards. 524 pages with colour illustrations. Heavy book (2.1kg). Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 020765