NANFA-- Photo Tank Specs [was Aquarium Fish Photos]]

Hoover, Jan J WES (
Fri, 26 Nov 1999 11:17:43 -0600

>>I'm currently building a tiny little tank which will allow better control
lighting, background and physically restrict the motion of the subject fish.

This should really help some current challenges I've been faced in my recent


Richard and others interested in fish photography -

The following article provides specs, cost, and correct use of a tank
apparatus for photographing small, individual fish:

Howe, J.C. 1996. A technique for immobilizing and photographing small, live
fishes. Fisheries Research 27: 261-264.

This journal is available at most university libraries. Since its a recent
article, reprints may still be available from the author at Auburn

The article lists 9 articles written during the period 1966-1990 which
describe fish photography techniques.

- Jan

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