Learn More About Owning Fish

We’ve put together a short list of resources – books and magazines – for you to reference if you want to learn more about your new hobby.


Fletcher, Nick, An Essential Guide to Choosing Your Coldwater Aquarium Fish. Surrey, England: Interpet Publishing, 2000.

Boruchowitz, David E. The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums. Neptune City, New Jersey: TFH Publications, 2001.

Stratton, Richard F. The Guide to Owning Cichlids. Neptune City, New Jersey: TFH Publications, 2002.

Stadelmann, Peter. Setting Up An Aquarium. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, 2000.

Bailey, Mary. Choosing Fish for Your Aquarium: A Complete Guide to Tropical Freshwater, Brackish and Marine Fishes. Southwater, 2000.

Gay, Jeremy. Choosing the Right Fish for Your Aquarium. Hamlyn, 2006.

Sikora Siino, Betsy, editor. The Essential Freshwater Aquarium. Howell Book House, 1998.

Fairfield, Terry. A Commonsense Guide To Fish Health. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, 2000.

Andrews, Chris, Adrian Exell, and Neville Carrington. Manual of Fish Health: Everything You Need to Know About Aquarium Fish, Their Environment and Disease Prevention. Firefly Publishing, 2003.


Aquarium Fish International
P.O. Box 37180
Boone, IA 50037-0180

Tropical Fish Hobbyist
1 TFH Plaza
Neptune City, NJ 07753
(800) 631-2188

Freshwater and Marine Aquarium (FAMA)
P.O. Box 37233
Boone, IA 50037-0233
(866) 201-3870