Aquarium Corals: Selection, Husbandry, and Natural History

by Eric H. Borneman, Scott W. Michael

Keeping live corals has been likened to “bonsai for the cousteau generation” and “the ultimate underwater gardening experience.” Beautiful, bizarre, and among nature’s most colorful creations, living corals are now being successfully kept and grown in tens of thousands of home saltwater aquariums.For the first time, master aquarist Eric Borneman offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and fully illustrated guide to appropriate aquarium species, including a diversity of soft corals, as well as popular and rare large-polyp and small-polyp stonycorals.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.47 out of 5
  • Published April 1st 2001 by TFH Publications
  • Original Title: Aquarium Corals : Selection
  • Husbandry
  • and Natural History
  • ISBN: 1890087483 (ISBN13: 0681290087485)
  • Edition Language: English

Keeping live corals has been likened to “bonsai for the cousteau generation” and “the ultimate underwater gardening experience.” Beautiful, bizarre, and among nature’s most colorful creations, living corals are now being successfully kept and grown in tens of thousands of home saltwater aquariums.For the first time, master aquarist Eric Borneman offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and fully illustrated guide to appropriate aquarium species, including a diversity of soft corals, as well as popular and rare large-polyp and small-polyp stony corals. World-class photographs and text reviewed by leading coral biologists and coral keepers guides the reader through the selection and husbandry of hundreds of species.