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    The World of Koi (Mini Encyclopedia Series for Aquarium Hobbyists) (Paperback) By (author) Nick Fletcher, By (author) Tony Pitham, By (author) Keith Holmes

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    DescriptionHere is detailed information on setting up and maintaining an outdoor pond, on selecting koi specimens, and on maintaining the perfect environment for this hardy breed of carp. A brand-new title in the growing "Mini Encyclopedia Series" for aquarium hobbyists, this book helps aquarium owners plan, create, and maintain a colorful and interesting environment for fish and aquatic life. Each volume provides in-depth information and instruction on a specific subdivision of fish keeping. Complementing the text are sets of illustration panels filled with full-color photos, each with its own detailed and instructive caption. The team of authors, all recognized aquarium experts, show readers how to set up an aquarium, select species, and maintain an optimal environment for the tank's aquatic and plant life. Approximately 250 color photos and illustrations in each volume.

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    The World of Koi
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nick Fletcher, By (author) Tony Pitham, By (author) Keith Holmes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 183 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    ISBN 13: 9780764129889
    ISBN 10: 0764129880

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: WM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
    B&T General Subject: 600
    BIC subject category V2: WNCS
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    BISAC V2.8: GAR000000
    BIC subject category V2: WNGF
    BISAC V2.8: NAT012000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 639.37483
    DC21: 639.37483
    BISAC V2.8: PET005000
    LC classification: SF458.K64 H65 2005
    Thema V1.0: WM, WNCS, WNGF
    Barron's Educational Series
    Imprint name
    Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    [back cover] MINIENCYCLOPEDIA This mini encyclopedia is packed with sensible advice and practical guidance. Part one examines the equipment and systems used to create and sustain the water quality that koi need to flourish. Part two looks in detail at how to build a koi pond. Part three focuses on koi as fish and prized exhibits, with attention to their anatomy, nutritional needs, health care, breeding, and showing. Part four presents a full, richly illustrated guide to koi color varieties.