MASNA Library

MASNA recommends the following books for your personal or marine aquarium club library.

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Basic Aquarium Books

Screen Shot 2016-02-20 at 6.11.54 PMMarine Aquariums: Basic Aquarium Setup And Maintenance (Fish Keeping Made Easy)

The New Marine Aquarium

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The Simple Guide to Marine Aquariums

Ultimate Marine Aquariums: Saltwater Dream Systems and How They Are Created


Basic Reef Aquarium Books

The Successful Reef Aquarium: Basics of German Reefkeeping

Small reef aquarium basics: The optimum aquarium for the reef hobbyist

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Aquarium Corals : Selection, Husbandry, and Natural History

Screen Shot 2016-02-20 at 6.17.13 PMCorals: A Quick Reference Guide (Oceanographic Series)


Advanced Aquarium Books

Advanced Marine Aquarium Techniques

Advanced Aquarist, Volume IX, Book II: 2010 Edition

Marine Fish and Invert Reef Aquarium: Advanced Techniques and Instrumentation

Advanced Aquarist, Volume X, Book I: 2011 Edition

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Advanced Reef Aquarium

Advanced Reef Keeping 1: A Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up Your Reef Tank

Reef Coral Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas 3rd Edition

How to Frag Corals: A Simple Guide to Coral Propagation and Coral Fragging for the Marine Reef Aquarium Hobbyist…

Book of Coral Propagation, Volume 1 Edition 2: Reef Gardening for Aquarists

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Aquascaping: Aquarium Landscaping Like a Pro, Second Edition: Aquarist’s Guide to Planted Tank Aesthetics and…



The Reef Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates (Volume 1)

Screen Shot 2016-02-20 at 6.24.18 PMInvertebrate Medicine

The 101 Best Marine Invertebrates: How to Choose & Keep Hardy, Brilliant, Fascinating Species That Will Thrive…

What Invertebrates?: A Buyer’s Guide for Marine Aquariums (What Pet? Books)

A PocketExpert Guide to Marine Invertebrates: 500+ Essential-to-Know Aquarium Species

Giant Clams in the Sea and the Aquarium Hardcover


Sharks, Rays and Jellies 

Aquarium Sharks & Rays: An Essential Guide to Their Selection, Keeping, and Natural HistoryScreen Shot 2016-02-20 at 6.28.24 PM

Sharks & Rays in Aquariums: Gaining an understanding of how to keep these fishes in captive saltwater systems…

A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

How to Keep Jellyfish in Aquariums: An Introductory Guide for Maintaining Healthy Jellies