The ultimate classic guide to aquariums, goldfish, and tropical fish is restored and enhanced for a new generation.
Originally published in 1917 by William Innes, the President of the Aquarium Society of Philadelphia, Goldfish and Tropical Aquarium Fishes is a fascinating, informative, and delightful look at aquarium and fish care with proven techniques that withstand the test of time. This restored edition includes:
– Enlarged 8 ½” x 11” pages
– Digitally restored drawings and photographs
– Dozens of fish varieties
– Author’s original page layout
– Classic type font
– Bold retro-styled cover design
The world may have changed a lot since the early 20th century, but fish care, breeding, and the setup, management, and care of aquariums remain the same with tried and true techniques for an incredible hobby experience.
It’s never too late to bring goldfish competitions back into your neighborhood! Impress your friends, family, and neighbors with the most beautiful aquarium in town filled with a variety of healthy tropical fish and plants. While many of the tools and equipment listed for operation and repair may be outdated, other techniques such as breeding and nutrition are more relevant than ever. Mr. Innes was one of the most respected experts in his field.
Goldfish and Tropical Aquarium Fishes is a must-have resource for all aquarium and tropical fish enthusiasts looking to enjoy their favorite hobby through the lens of a bygone era. This fun and informative book makes an ideal gift for aquarium lovers and anyone interested in learning more about fish care and goldfish
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 – Aquarium Management
Chapter 2 – The Goldfish
Chapter 3 – Judging Goldfish Competitions
Chapter 4 – Breeding Goldfishes
Chapter 5 – Wholesale Breeding
Chapter 6 – Tropical Aquaria
Chapter 7 – Native Fishes
Chapter 8 – Marine Aquaria
Chapter 9 – Fish Food
Chapter 10 – Fish Enemies
Chapter 11 – Diseases and Their Treatment
Chapter 12 – Terraria
Chapter 13 – Aquatic Plants
Chapter 14 – Construction of Aquariums and Tanks
Chapter 15 – Aquarium Appliances
Chapter 16 – The Microscope in Aquarium Work
Chapter 17 – Photographing Fishes
Chapter 18 – Alphabetical List of Aquarium Fishes
Chapter 19 – In Short
About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.