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A fun, easy to read guide to raising saltwater aquarium shrimp.
How To Raise & Train
Your Peppermint Shrimp
A Hobbyist’s Guide To Raising Saltwater Aquarium Shrimp
From Egg To Adult
Second Edition, ISBN 978-0-9667784-4-1, $14.95
“It’s a great little book. Its breezy, informal style makes it fun to read and it would be very helpful to anyone who wants to raise these guys.”
Martin Moe, author of The Marine Aquarium Handbook and The Marine Aquarium Reference: Systems and Invertebrates.
Today’s Fishkeeper magazine
“A smashing book, fun to read, and a real inspiration to those people who want to try breeding their marine animals.”
Saltwater Aquariums Product Reviews
“Even if you aren’t planning to raise and/or train your own Peppermint shrimp, this book is an excellent read.”
“In spite of its partially comic title and tone... April Kirkendoll’s slim volume is of real significance.”
Advanced Aquarist Online magazine
“This is a relatively quick, no nonsense type book with lots of humor thrown in to keep the subject both interesting and educational.”
Fishlore Online magazine
“This is a book every invertebrate fan should have on the bookshelf.”
Practical Fishkeeping magazine
Aquarium Fish International magazine
“This book is an absolute pleasure to read, and it provides an incredible amount of information in a compact format..”
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“This unique book is the only hobby book solely about breeding crustaceans... It’s an easy read that’ll tickle your funny bone in places.”
“...a comprehensive guide for those who want to make the most out of their shrimp aquarium, with quick and easy to follow advice.”
The Midwest Book Review’s Small Press Bookwatch
(or ask for it by name at your local bookstore or aquarium store)
Why struggle with a dry, incomprehensible (boring) scientific manual when you can get a fun, easy to read guide that’s packed with all the information you’ll need to successfully raise the marine aquarium shrimp, Lysmata wurdemanni, in your home or classroom? This book is loaded with all the details that other manuals leave to experience and it is written so that it can be easily understood even by individuals who lack the scientific background and vocabulary to comprehend those other manuals.
This second edition also includes tips on raising other species of crustaceans, more larval collection and rearing ideas, plus a brand new chapter on designing a small-scale commercial aquaculture system.
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