Synopses & Reviews
Despite their ferocious reputation, tarantulas are fascinating animals to observe, and can be kept in a home terrarium. This volume advises on their maintenance and care. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information about pets for new or soon-to-be owners. Advice and instruction covers feeding, housing, health care, training, grooming, protection against hazards, and more. Texts emphasize pet care basics and are easy for all readers to understand, but most titles also present facts that even experienced pet owners and breeders will find new and useful. All books in this series are filled with high quality full-color photos and instructive line art.
This season, nine new titles are being added to Barron's extensive series of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. These heavily illustrated, fact-filled books instruct owners on how to care for their dogs, cats, birds, and other pets. Many titles in this series also advise aquarium and terrarium hobbyists on virtually every aspect of those fascinating activities. Books present advice on purchasing, feeding, health care, and much more. The texts are clearly written and easy for non-experts to follow, and are accompanied by full-color photos and instructive line drawings on most pages.
Explains the anatomy of a tarantula, cage types, food and diet, molting, and health care, and includes other spiders and scorpions.