Essential reference books for all reef aquarium enthusiasts. Hobbyists, professional aquarists, coral reef researchers, or anyone who study, create, and enjoy coral reef ecosystems in the confines of an aquarium will find this series invaluable. Easy-to-read references guide you through the world of reef keeping. The Reef Aquarium: Volume One Author: Julian Sprung, J. Charles Delbeek Format: Hardcover; 500 pages; color photos Publisher: Ricordea Publishing, 1994 ISBN: 1883693128 Volume 1 helps you create your reef aquarium with minimum effort and expense while maintaining a healthy ecosystem to reduce risk of costly losses. Goes far beyond the basics and will take you as deep into the subject as you care to plunge. Tours the coral reefs, from barrier reefs and atolls to lagoons and fringing reefs. 300 + color photos/illustrations; over 500 pages. The Reef Aquarium: Volume Two Author: Julian Sprung, J. Charles Delbeek Format: Hardcover; 560 pages; color photos Publisher: Ricordea Publishing, Inc., 1997 ISBN: 1883693136 Volume 2 helps you learn everything you've wanted to know about soft corals, sea anemones, zoanthids, and mushroom anemones - their identification, their maintenance in the aquarium, and how to propagate them. Get the lowdown on hair algae, Aiptasia anemones, red flatworms, effective disease treatment, and more. 600+ color photos; 560 pages.- The Reef Aquarium: Volume Three Author: Julian Sprung, J. Charles Delbeek Format: Hardcover; 680 pages; color photos Publisher: Ricordea Publishing, Inc., 2005 ISBN: 1883693144 Volume 3 describes the latest science and technology and explains the philosophy behind reef keeping. Covers new ideas in filtration, lighting, and system design, plumbing, pumping, and electrical design, foods and feeding, new aquascaping techniques and future trends in the hobby. 650+ color photos, illustrations, and tables; 680 pages.