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Algae: A Problem Solver Guide by Julian Sprung

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Algae: A Problem Solver Guide by Julian Sprung Information

If you’re out looking for a nice book to read regarding algae, then you ought to check this one! The Algae: A problem Solver Guide by Julian Sprung Pet Store gives you a wonderful paperback that is filled with all the basic information you need to know about the aquatic plants you take care of in your aquarium, plus many more. Very easy and fun to pore over, it will definitely be a magnificent addition to your library, as well as a highly useful manual for raining marine flora.

The book was written by Julian Sprung, a renowned marine scientist, and it talks about a list of algae that is normally found in your typical fish tank. The pages are filled with photographs of these actual organisms, as well as the descriptions of their life and history. It also talks about ways on how to properly handle these wondrous plants, making your task a whole lot easier. It is very simple to understand, and you can store it in your library if not needed.

So what are you waiting for? Get your own copy of the Algae: A problem Solver Guide by Julian Sprung now! This manual contains 80 pages, and it comes in a soft paperback. With Julian’s advice at hand, your aquatic ecosystem will be better than ever.

This book identifies algae that commonly bloom in aquariums, with photographs and descriptions of their life history. Specific recommendations offer ways to control the algae through aquarium husbandry practices and the use of herbivores. Under specific conditions just about any seaweed, turf alga, phytoplankton or cyanobacteria can bloom and become "problematic." In this book Julian Sprung focuses on the varieties of algae that commonly do so in aquariums. He identifies them with Latin and common names, photographs of their gross morphology and photographs taken under the microscope that depict important indentifying features. The author gives an extensive set of recommendations for ways to control the growth of each alga through a combination of aquarium husbandry practices and the use of specific herbivores. If your expensive aquarium has an out-of-control algae bloom that is driving you crazy, don’t give up! Buy this book and follow Julian’s advice. 80 pages, softcover.

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TFH Publications, Inc., a subsidiary of Central Garden & Pet Corporation, includes TFH Publications, which been at the forefront of pet publishing for over half a century; Nylabone Products, the leader in responsible animal care for over 50 years; and Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine, the industry`s leading aquarium fish magazine, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2002.

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Algae, J Sprung

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Posted: 10/29/2012 from CLARENCE, NY UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Learn about Algae and master your tanks Biology.

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Algae: A Problem Solver Guide

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Posted: 12/18/2007 from ROCHESTER, MN UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Good description of various nuisance algae and some ideas on how to combat them. If your tank has algae problems this book is a good place to start.

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Great little book

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Comments: This is a great little book and at this affordable price. I believe everyone should own one. I never knew there were that many types of Algae.

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Get your microscope ready

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Comments: An interesting book, however the photos are from under the microscope. In most cases it is nearly impossible to ID our algae with the ones in the book. Great if you are a chemist or biologist...

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