REPTILE BOOKS BY SPECIES

Books on keeping and breeding frogs in captivity cover all aspects of housing, feeding, breeding frogs as well as detail on individual frog species that can be kept in captivity. Australian frog books include A Guide to Australian Frogs in Captivity, Keeping Frogs, Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia, Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland and Frogs and Toads.

 

Reptile Publications produce a number of captive lizard books including A Guide to Australian Lizards in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Geckos and Pygopods in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Monitors in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Skinks in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Dragons in Captivity, Keeping Australian Geckos, Keeping Australian Water Dragons, Keeping Bearded Dragons, Keeping Blue-tongued Lizards, Keeping and Breeding Pythons and more…

Python books and snake books in the Reptile Publications range of lizard books include A guide to Australian Snakes in Captivity—the Elapids and Colubrids, Keeping and Breeding Pythons, A Guide to Australian Pythons in Captivity, the Complete Children's Python, the Complete Carpet Python, The More Complete Chondro, Keeping Children's Python and Keeping Carpet Pythons.

 

Books on keeping and breeding turtles in captivity cover all aspects of housing, feeding, breeding turtles as well as detail on individual turtle species that can be kept in captivity. Australian frog books A Guide to Australian Turtles in Captivity, Keeping Long-necked Turtles, and Keeping Short-necked Turtles.

 

A Guide To Australian Geckos & Pygopods In Captivity
Dr Danny Brown BVSc (Hons) BSc (Hons)
352 Pages
ISBN: 9780987244734
$75.00
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A Guide To Australian Geckos & Pygopods In Captivity

This full colour, 352 page book provides detailed information on all aspects of captive husbandry relating to the most commonly kept species of Australian gecko and pygopod species including Bynoe’s and Desert Cave Geckoes, Dtellas and House Geckos, Giant Cave and Giant Tree Geckos, Knob-tailed Geckos, Leaf-tailed geckos, Spiny-tailed Geckos, Ring-tailed Geckos, Small Terrestrial Geckos, Thick-tailed Geckos, Velvet Geckos and the Pygopods including Delma’s, Scaly-footed and Burton’s Legless Lizards.

The book is littered with full colour images showing all aspects of sexing, housing, breeding and general appearance of the species within each chapter using over 580 images from some of Australia’s finest reptile photographers, most unique to this book series.

The book begins with a section on General Husbandry that covers Stock Selection, Handling and Hygiene, Transportation, Purchase Etiquette, Security and Safety, Quarantine, Indoor and Outdoor Enclosure Options, Enclosure Size, Compatibility, Ventilation, Substrate Choices, Hide Sites, Enclosure Enrichment, Heating, Lighting, Thermostats, Invertebrate and Vertebrate Food Items, Artificial Diets, Culturing Insect Foods, Dietary Supplements and Dealing with Feeding Problems.

This is followed with a section on breeding that includes Visual Sexing Techniques, other Sexing Techniques including some revolutionary new methods, Courtship and Mating, Cooling and Separation, Reproductive Strategies, Caring for Gravid Females, Nest Facilities, Egg Management, Artificial Incubation Facilities and Regimes, Temperature Dependent Sex Determination and Hatchling Care.

The final section in the Husbandry chapters is a comprehensive guide to common Diseases and Disorders of Geckos and Pygopods such as Nutritional, Parasitic, Skin, Nail, Eye, Respiratory, Traumatic, Reproductive and Oral disorders. This is completed with a guide to Administration of Medications and Making the most of your Reptile Veterinarian.

Within each chapter, information is presented on Pronunciation, Descriptions, Sexing, Subspecies, Distribution, Habitat, Captive Status, Indoor and Outdoor Housing, Compatibility, Feeding, Breeding Methods, Incubation, Colour Variants and Hybrids.

The book is completed with chapters on Herpetological Societies, Websites, an extensive Bibliography and a Glossary of common reptile words and phrases.?

 

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