New Release! Adventurous Aquarist Guide™ Series Introduces The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species
Freshwater nano tanks, or tanks under 20 gallons as the authors define them, have become increasingly popular over the past few years. There are hundreds of species available to aquarium keepers on a regular basis, so figuring out which ones to choose for these specialized tanks can be a daunting task. The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species is the only field guide that helps you choose and keep fishes, plants, and invertebrates specifically for nano tanks. Written by two leading experts in the field of nano tanks, this fully illustrated guide will prepare you to keep these wonderful and fascinating animals successfully. Each entry is illustrated with a photo and features information on the species’ common name, scientific name, maximum length, native range, minimum aquarium size, feeding, and habitat. Plus, easy-to-use keys are provided to help quickly find fish sizes and behaviors. The species listed are specifically selected for hardiness, durability, attractiveness, and interesting behaviors, so you will have an excellent starting point for planning your nano tank. Adventurous Aquarist Guides™ are a critically acclaimed series dedicated to the art of aquarium keeping. Written by experts, these fully illustrated field guides offer the most in-depth information on the aquarium hobby.
About the Authors
Mark Denaro has been keeping freshwater aquariums for more than four decades, and has bred and propagated over 300 species of freshwater fishes and aquatic plants. He has owned an aquarium shop, a saltwater wholesale operation, and several aquarium and terrarium installation and maintenance companies, as well as Anubias Design, an online retailer of fishes, invertebrates, and plants. He writes for Tropical Fish Hobbyist and other magazines. Mark is a past president of the International Betta Congress and is the inaugural president of the American Labyrinth Fish Association. He lives with his family in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Rachel O’Leary currently keeps more than 100 freshwater aquariums for her business, Invertebrates by Msjinkzd, catering to interests that run from the smallest invertebrates to primitive monster fishes like bichirs and gars. She uses a growing network of contacts around the globe to source many uncommon micro-fishes and dwarf freshwater invertebrates, including shrimp, snails, cray fishes, and aquatic crabs, for the American market. A firm believer in the importance of shared knowledge, Rachel is also an unforgettable and knowledgeable presence at national and international aquarium conferences and society events. She lives with her husband and two children in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania.