This book contains photographs of the world's most beautiful aquariums. It should be used as a model for every aquarium, especially those in your home and in public places like waiting rooms. The author also gives ALL the data that are necessary for even a beginner to duplicate any aquarium in his own home. The Author, Takashi Amano, is an artist. His canvas is the aquarium. The paints are his plants. He travels and imitates nature under various circumstances, and the complete aquarium is his masterpiece. Many of his masterpieces are named. Some are from Africa; some from his native Japan. In every case the beauty of his creations is evident. Takashi Amano is absolutely the genius so designed by Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod. This book as been designed for hobbyists and dealers; public aquariums could get a nice education too.