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Firefly Encyclopedia of the Vivarium: Keeping Amphibians, Reptiles, and Insects, Spiders and Other Invertebrates in Terraria, Aquaterraria, and Aquari

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Keeping iguanas, frogs, insects and other invertebrates in a glass world is a popular pursuit.

This practical, fully illustrated guide has everything the enthusiast needs to know, with a focus on beginners. A one-stop reference for those starting out with a terrarium or vivarium, it covers the entire spectrum of suitable animals, from invertebratesto large snakes and lizards. David Alderton explains how to design setups that re-create natural habitats, as well as more clinical environments for closely monitoring difficult or delicate species. A brief account of some of the more suitable vivarium plants and their requirements is also included.

The book is divided into three main sections — Reptiles, Amphibians and Invertebrates — with extensive cross-referencing between them. There are detailed presentations on all key areas: Basic biologyHousingEquipmentControlling the environmentFurnishings: clinical and naturalisticChecklist of plants and methods of plantingFood and feedingBreedingHealth.

A comprehensive directory of species provides specific information on breeds suitable for beginners. This easy-to-use, illustrated volume presents all the most up-to-date information in a single volume, giving the enthusiast a complete reference.

Synopsis:

A practical, well-illustrated guide to keeping reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates under glass that covers suitable animals, creating habitat, health, food, difficult species, plants and more. It includes cross-referencing and a species directory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554073009
Author:
Alderton, David
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Miscellaneous Other Pets
Subject:
Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums
Subject:
Insects as pets
Subject:
Amphibians as pets
Subject:
Vivariums
Subject:
Reptiles as pets
Subject:
Pets, Reptiles and Amphibians
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11.28x8.68x.88 in. 2.53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A practical, well-illustrated guide to keeping reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates under glass that covers suitable animals, creating habitat, health, food, difficult species, plants and more. It includes cross-referencing and a species directory.
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