[back cover] the aquarium fish handbook * How do you choose the perfect complement of fish for your aquarium? How can you understand the nature and behavior of these slippery creatures? Discover an underwater world with this invaluable guide to over 400 species of freshwater and marine fish. * An easy-reference format reveals the key characteristics of each breed, along with its origins, physiology, and care-needs. Each entry includes an at-a-glance guide to basic aquarium requirements, feeding habits, and compatibility with other fish. * Detailed photographs of each specimen clearly show its extraordinary markings and distinguishing features in glorious full color, and form a delightful visual reference. Whether you are a longtime keeper, are looking to start an aquarium, or are simple fascinated by fish, this is the ultimate fish breed handbook.Mills, Dick is the author of 'Aquarium Fish Handbook The Complete Reference from Anemonefish to Zamora Woodcats' with ISBN 9780764157134 and ISBN 0764157132.