If you own or want to own a marine aquarium, you need this book! Understandable insight, realistic advice, practical ideas to make your marine aquarium a great success from the start! Practical guide for the Reef Aquarium Deluxe hardcover edition with bookmark ribbon. Full colour. This manual aims to provide both the beginning and the advanced aquarist with practical information about the setup and maintenance of reef aquaria. The newest techniques and ideas are presented in the form of an easy-reference manual. This reference book includes useful advice on: * Startup * Equipment * Selection and care of livestock * Water chemistry * Biological stability * Problem solving * Preventing and controlling pests This book is meant to be both a beginner's manual and a practical reference guide for those already having a reef aquarium. The ins and outs of modern aquaristics are discussed in an understandable way. This book was first published in Dutch. The Dutch version was honoured with positive reviews. This is the translated and completely revised version of the original Dutch book. Tanne Hoff teaches biology. The author has been keeping marine aquaria for more than twenty years and has published articles and was invited to give lectures in several countries. This experience together with insight gained during numerous dives on various coral reefs around the world have lead to the book "Practical guide for the Reef Aquarium". This book containing 56 pages does not only provide aquarists with the basis, but also with knowledge about nano-aquaria, led, biopellets and numerous practical examples of how to implement the knowledge offered in this book. One of the supplements explains the water chemistry in a clear and understandable way. Deluxe hardcover edition with bookmark ribbon. Full colour.