Andre Seale is the author of the book Tropical Marine Gardens which features no less than 15 years of award-winning photographs of a wide range of marine fauna and flora. An accomplished diver, photographer and marine biologist, Andre Seale and his wife Lucia have composed a beautiful coffee table book that is sure to offer up rare glimpses into many of the fascinating aspects of tropical marine gardens. As a marine aquarist, what is most exciting about this book is the ability to view a wide range of biotopes and microhabitats to use as inspiration for building an aquarium that has a unique focus.Â This kind of book would also be a great inspirational book in an aquarium showroom environment where clients might be able to point out some of the habitats they have seen while diving and what kind of aquarium they are looking to have installed. The $50 book includes over 200 images throughout 240 pages and it is available now in both English and Portuguese from ArteSub.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.