Ecology of the Planted Aquarium has ratings and 15 reviews. Diana Walstad Be the first to ask a question about Ecology of the Planted Aquarium. ECOLOGY of the PLANTED AQUARIUM. A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatise for the Home Aquarist Cropped. by Diana Walstad. 2 Jan Diana Walstad’s “Ecology of The Planted Aquarium” has been the standard guide to Low-Tech Aquariums since its first publication in

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I will suggest plantee anyone! The author is a medical research technician, former technical advisor for the Aquatic Gardeners Association, and a long time aquarium hobbyist.

Christopher Joya rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Return to Book Page. You have so much experience, everyone on this website can benefit from your wisdom. I’m a crypt farmer.

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Although the author prefers “low-tech” methods, she lays out the science that underlies all methods. Grant Macmanus rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Robert, You bring up many good points.

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Sep 30, Ill D rated it really liked it Shelves: Yea Sean, you are right. Okay hi again, I just checked my bookand mine is the second edition.

Aug 06, Elisabeth rated it it was ok Shelves: She has a lot more methods than that. Courtney rated it it was amazing Dec 11, I did read this book cover to cover, not just using it as a text.

Where I’ve followed her recommendations very closely, it took several months before the aquariums were ready to host plants and animals of any sort. My major complaints were the inconsistencies between the recommendations and the science. Linear Mode Linear Mode.

It’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. Kindness like love is unconditional. Her own pictures are good examples of how poorly a low tech tank aquascape can look. Plants absolutely thrive and the fish are hardy and healthy.

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Also, delicious words like “polysaccharides” keep popping up and giving me the opportunity to bone up on my greek and latin prefixes and suffixes and root words.

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Published June 1st by Echinodorus Publishing first published Anyway, do you notice something strange about the first one or something?

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Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Dec 06, Ivars Svekris rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a text book, you almost need to know more about keeping aquarium plants than I do to treat as a text. However, plahted repeat oneself, all of this is hardly going to do much for the everyman approaching this surpassingly complex hobby. The average or beginner hobbyist might want to avoid the book, because it can make the hobby seem intimidating.

Hybrid Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode. Personally, I loved this book!

The result is something put together on the level of a huge Scientific American article – it’s written for a layperson with much exposure to science writing and a love science writing. Book combines detailed discussions of the science involved with ecilogy tips using a question-and-answer format in boxes scattered throughout the text.

In I finished this book ages ago. Diana Gabaldon Hardcover Books.

Sometimes, what she says in one page contradicts what she says in previous pages. Hobbyists learn how to keep a healthy and inexpensive aquarium based on science. Walstad could have put up some pictures so we could see the full potential of one of her tanks and decide whether we want them or not. Poly means many and a saccharide is a sugar-related chemical. The choice of suitable plants are limited.