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5 Beginners Guide Book Must Read for Freshwater Planted Aquarium

If you are a beginner of the freshwater aquarium hobby, you may want to read these guidebooks to keep your fish healthy and avoiding fish diseases.

When many people beginning in the freshwater aquarium hobby, they usually caught up few common mistakes that cause the aquarium life unhealthy or keeping water quality for their aquarium fish tank. Here are 5 Freshwater aquarium books that recommended for you to get started with, go through the information and understand the water cycling, fish habitat, and more.

1. Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Fish from A to Z (Compass Guides)

Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Fish from A to Z (Compass Guides) Paperback – May 1, 2005 by Ulrich Schliewen

by Ulrich Schliewen

Literally hundreds of different tropical freshwater fish are shown in vivid color photos and described for aquarium hobbyists. Readers will also find information on general aquarium maintenance. More than 300 color photos. Titles in the Compass Guides series are handsome and practical quick-reference sources for pet owners, pet fanciers, and aquarium and terrarium hobbyists. Books feature brief descriptive profiles of their subject animals, each profile consisting of a color photo, the animal’s place of origin, its basic housing and feeding needs, and its physical traits and temperament. In addition to the profiles, each Compass Guide also contains general information on animal species and their families. 200-to-300 color photos and index.




2. The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums (Second Edition)


The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums (Second Edition)

by David E. Boruchowitz

The key to becoming a dedicated aquarium hobbyist is to succeed with your first aquarium. The Simple Guide to® Freshwater Aquariums concentrates on providing you with a complete plan and all the information you need to choose and use the right-for-you aquarium equipment and the right-for-you fish and plants: it wants you to succeed. The information is presented in a completely straightforward text that’s easy to read, easy to understand – and very definitely easy to put to good use.




3. Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies


Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies

by Maddy Hargrove (Author), Mic Hargrove (Author)

Covers the latest aquarium gadgets

Design a dazzling underwater environment with this bestselling guide!

Setting up your first freshwater aquarium can be a daunting task. This friendly guide answers all your questions, from setting up your tank and selecting fish to the water, chemicals, plants, and much more. There’s also expanded guidance on combining different species of fish, maintaining a tank, cleaning gravel, and dealing with common problems such as algae.

Discover how to
* Choose the right aquarium
* Select the best fish
* Get good deals on equipment
* Maintain a clean, healthy environment
* Handle tank pitfalls
* Breed your fish




4. The 101 Best Tropical Fishes: How to Choose & Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Species That Will Thrive in Your Home Aquarium (Adventurous Aquarist Guide)


The 101 Best Tropical Fishes: How to Choose & Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Species That Will Thrive in Your Home Aquarium (Adventurous Aquarist Guide)

by Kathleen Wood (Author)

The 101 Best Tropical Fishes features exclusive tips on the basics of selecting fishes, mixing and matching livestock in aquariums of various sizes, building compatible communities, husbandry basics for each species, and expert tricks for keeping fishes healthy and colorful. Suitable for both new and intermediate hobbyists, the book is organized for instant look-up, with color coding to highlight species that will fit into aquarium systems of different sizes along with full-color identifying photos for each fish.




5. Freshwater Aquariums Manual: A Beginners Guide To Keeping And Feeding Freshwater Aquarium Fish (Volume 1)


Freshwater Aquariums Manual: A Beginners Guide To Keeping And Feeding Freshwater Aquarium Fish (Volume 1)

by Alkeith O Jackson (Author), Freshwater Aquarium Fish (Author)

Setting up a freshwater aquarium for the first time can be a daunting task. The Freshwater Aquariums Manual features a comprehensive guide to setting up and maintaining an aquarium full of healthy, thriving freshwater animals.
This easy guide will help you to choose your fish and invertebrates, selecting your equipment and creating the environment, when to add water animals to the water, chemicals, plants, adding different types of water animals, maintaining the aquarium and dealing with common problems.

The information is presented in a straightforward text that’s easy to read and understand. Whether you are just starting out or already have a few years of experience, this manual puts a wealth of information at your fingertips.




Hope these guides help you to get started set up your own fish tank, and have fun! 🙂

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