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General Fish Books




Bleher's Biotope
Heiko Bleher
Aquaoress Bleher 2014




Siegfried Schmitz & Gwynne Vevers
Chatto & Windus Ltd.  1978





Check List of The Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America
Roberto Reis, Sven Kullander & Carl Ferraris Jr.
Edipucrs  2003



The Toy Fish: A History of the Aquarium Hobby in America - The First 100 Years

Albert J. Klee
Finley Aquatic Books  2003

The New Aquarium Handbook
Ines Scheurmann 
Barrons  1985

  Looking After Freshwater Aquarium Fish
David Alderton 
Blandford  1995

A Fishkeeper's Guide to Fish Breeding
Dr. Chris Andrews 
Tetrapress  1986
 
  Simon & Schuster's Guide to Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Fishes 
Michael K. Oliver (ed.) 
Simon & Schuster Inc.   1992

Tropical Fish - A Complete Introduction
Dr. Cliff W. Emmens 
TFH   1987
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Breeding Aquarium Fishes - A Complete Introduction
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH   1987
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  The Tetra Encyclopedia of Freshwater Tropical Aquarium Fishes
Dick Mills, Dr. Gwynne Vevers 
Tetrapress  1997


Understanding Freshwater Fish
Dick Mills
Howell Book House   2000
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  Aquarium Fish
U. Erich Friese 
TFH 1989
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  Starting Right With Tropical Fish
Robert Gannon 
TFH   1983

  Community Aquariums - A Complete Introduction
Dr. Herbert Axelrod 
TFH  1987

  A Step-by-Step Book About Our First Aquarium
Anmarie Barrie 
TFH  1987
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  Exotic Tropical Fishes
Dr. Herbert Axelrod,k Dr. C. Emmens, Dr. W. Burgess & Neal Pronek 
TFH  1980

  The Living Aquarium
Peter Hunnam, Annabel Milne and Peter Stebbing 
Crescent Books  1982

  Exotic Aquarium Fishes 
Dr. William T. Innes 
TFH  1966

  Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 1
Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH 1967

  Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 2
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH  1971

  Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 3
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod and Lourdes Burgess 
TFH  1973

  Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 4
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH  1976


Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 5
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH  1980

  Breeding Aquarium Fishes book 6
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod 
TFH  1980

Baensch Aquarium Atlas
Dr. Rüdiger Riehl & Hans A. Baensch 
Tetrapress  1996
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Baensch Aquarium Atlas Vol. 2
Dr. Rüdiger Riehl & Hans A. Baensch 
Tetrapress  1997
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Baensch Aquarium Atlas Vol. 3
Dr. Rüdiger Riehl & Hans A. Baensch 
Tetrapress  1996
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Baensch Aquarium Atlas Vol. 4 (in English!)
Dr. Rüdiger Riehl & Hans A. Baensch                                                        
Mergus Verlag  2004
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  Baensch Aquarium Atlas - Photo Index 1-5
Dr. Rüdiger Riehl & Hans A. Baensch 
Tetrapress  1998

  Baensch Fossil Atlas, Fishes
by Karl Albert Frickhinger, R.P.S. Jefferies (Translator) 
Mergus  1995

  A Step-by-Step Book About Setting Up An Aquarium
Dr. Cliff Emmens 
TFH  1989
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  Aquarium Fish 
Mary Bailey & Gina Sandford 
Sebastian Kelly  1996

  Colour Nature Library: Aquarium Fishes
Jane Burton 
Colour Library Books Ltd.  1987

  The Complete Aquarium: Encyclopedia of Tropical Freshwater Fish
Dr. J. D. Van Ramshorst 
Chartwell Books Inc.  1978

  Tropical Aquarium Fish 
Dr. Ulrich Baensch 
Tetra Press  1983

 You & Your Aquarium
Dick Mills 
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.  1986
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Tropical Fish for Community Tanks
Waltraud Weiss, Trans by U. Erich Friese 
TFH  1985
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  Tropical Fish: The Rising Generation
Wolfgang Sommer 
TFH 
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  Setting Up an Aquarium
Spencer Glass 
TFH

  A Practical Guide to Tropical Aquarium Fish 
Richard Crow & Dave Keeleyourage Books  1992

The Manual of Tank Busters
Gina Sandford & Richard Crow
Tetrapress  1991

  Sterba's Freshwater Fishes of the World (Book 1 & 2) 
Dr. Günther Sterba
TFH  1973

  Tropische Fische - Tropical Fishes 
Dr. Werner Ladiges
Gustav Wenzel & Sohn  1954

The Basic Book of Fish Keeping
 Elizabeth Randolph
Fawcett Crest  1990

  The Complete Home Aquarium
Hans J. Mayland
Grosset & Dunlap  1976

Handbook of Tropical Aquarium Fishes
Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod and Dr. Leonard P. Schultz 
TFH  1990


Pet Library's Advanced Aquarist Guide
Dr. F. N. Ghadially 
The Pet Library  1969

  The Optimum Aquarium 
Kaspar Horst, Horst E. Kipper Trans. by Albert Thiel 
Aquadocumente Verlag  1986

  The New Tropical Fish Book 
Gene Wolfsheimer & Lilian Borgeson
Arco Publishing Co. Inc.  1959

  The Complete Aquarium Book 
William T. Innes
Halcyon House  1936

  Tropical Fish Getting Started
Mary E. Sweeney
TFH 
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  Living Fishes of the World
Earl S. Herald
Doubleday & Co.  1975

  Jumbo Fishes for the Large Aquarium
Dr. Herbert Axelrod
TFH  1992


Aquariums
Wolfgang Ostermoller
TFH  1984

Step by Step Book About Tropical Fish
Dr. C. W. Emmens
TFH  1988

  The Modern Aquarium 
William T. Innes
Innes & Sons  1930

  The Ultimate Aquarium: A Definitive Guide to Identifying and Keeping Freshwater and Marine Fishes
Mary Bailey, Gina Sandford
Hermes House  2001
 
  Cold-blooded Vertebrates Part 1: Fishes (Smithsonian Scientific Series - vol. 8) 
C.W. Gilmore, D.M. Cochran and S.F. Hildebrand
Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.  1938

  Australian freshwater fishes : biology and management 
John R. Merrick & Gunther Schmida
John R. Merrick  1984

  Encyclopedia of Tropical Fishes
Dr. H. Axelrod & William Vorderwinkler
TFH  1974

  The Complete Aquarist's Guide to Freshwater Fishes 
John Gilbert Ed.
Methuen Australia 1984

  Aquarium Fish Survival Manual
Brian Ward
New Burlington Books  1985

  Aquarium Book for Boys and Girls
Alfred Morgan
Charles Scribner's Sons  1964

  Tropical Fish 
TFH staff
TFH  1984

  Aquariums
Anthony Evans
John Gifford  1978

The Biotope Aquarium : An Authentic Imitation of Nature in Your Home
Rainer Stawikowski 
TFH 1993
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  What Fish is That? Australian Marine & Freshwater Fish in Living Colour 
Lance Wedlick
Wedneil Publications 1980

  Handbook of Tropical Aquarium Fishes
Dr. H. Axelrod & Dr. L. Schultz
TFH  1983

  How to Keep and Breed Tropical Fish
C. W. Emmens
TFH  1983

The New Aquarium Handbook : Everything About Setting Up and Taking Care of a Freshwater Aquarium
Ines Scheurmann
Barron's  1986 

  Freshwater Fishes: Book One
Herbert R. Axelrod
TFH  1974

  Light in the Aquarium
R. Kubler
TFH  1973

  Tropical Fish 
Brian Ward
Macdonald Education Limited   1978

  All About Tropical Fish
Derek McInerny, Geoffrey Gerard,  Dr. Chris Andrews
Hutchinson Australia  1989

  Fish Breeding Recipes
Wolfgang Ostermoller
TFH  1973

DK Handbooks: Aquarium Fish
Dick Mills
DK Books  2000
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Aquarium Owner's Guide

Aquarium Owner's Guide: The Complete Illustrated Reference for the Home Aquarium
Gina Sandford
DK Books  1999

Tropical Fish...as a Hobby
Mary E. Sweeney
TFH  1995
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  Fish and Fisheries of Australia
T.C. Roughley
Angus and Robertson   1951


The Tropical Fish Book
Ruthven Todd
Arco Publishing Co. Inc.  1953

The Encyclopedia of Aquarium Fish  
Dick Mills, John H. Tullock
Barron's  2000
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Aquarium Fish
Ulrich Schliewen
Barron's  1992
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Tropical Fish
Peter Stadelmann 
Barron's  1991
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  Illustrated Encyclopedia of Freshwater Fishes
George Hervey & Jack Hems
Doubleday & Co.  1973

  Goldfish Varieties and Water Gardens
W. T. Innes
Innes Publishing  1947

The Aquarium Fish Handbook
Mary Bailey &  Nick Dakin
New Holland Publishers  1998
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Aquarium Fish of the World : The Comprehensive Guide to 650 Species
Atsushi Sakurai, Yohei Sakamoto, Fumitoshi Mori et al
Chronicle Books  1991
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Naturalists' guide to fresh-water aquarium fish
J. J. Hoedeman
Sterling Publishing Co.  1974

 
Tropical Fish in the Aquarium
J. M. Lodewijks
Blandford Press 1974


The complete aquarist's guide to freshwater tropical fishes
John Gilbert (ed.)
Golden Press 1970


Tropical Aquarium Fishes
Dick Mills
Reed International Books  1988


The Tropical Aquarium
Dick Mills
Interpet Publishing


The pictorial encyclopedia of fishes
Stanislav Frank
Hamlyn  1971

Recommended Reading  
 
World Atlas of Coral Reefs
Mark D. Spalding, Corinna Ravilious, Edmund P. Green 
University of California Press   2001
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The Reef Aquarium : A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care
of Tropical Marine Invertebrates (Vol 2)

Julian Sprung, J. Charles Delbeek 
Two Little Fishies  1997
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