Water plants in the aquarium
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Published by Barron"s in New York .
Written in English


  • Aquarium plants.

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Other titlesWaterplants in the aquarium.
StatementInes Scheurmann ; translated from the German by Elizabeth D. Crawford ; with color photographs by well-known plant photographers and drawings by György Jankovics.
LC ClassificationsSF457.7 .S3413 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2390311M
ISBN 100812039262
LC Control Number87019605

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