Frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts are among pet owner’s favorite amphibians, and this colorful guide proves the perfect introduction to these fascinating animals.
Author Philippe de Vosjoli provides guidelines for keeping the most popular species of amphibians, highlighting Oriental fire-bellied toads, leopard frots, dwarf clawed frogs, fire-bellied newts, and tiger salamanders. For each he provides insight into commonly kept species, systematics, distribution and origins, size, longevity, sexing, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, and more. This Advanced Vivarium Systems title includes information about selecting a healthy example, quarantine and acclimation considerations, housing needs, water and feeding, as well as solid advice about keeping the amphibian healthy. A separate chapter on diseases and disorders provides a complete primer on the health needs and veterinary care of these rewarding amphibians.
The highly acclaimed Advanced Vivarium Systems® books, founded and guided by herpetocultural pioneer Philippe de Vosjoli, are the No. 1 books on reptile care. From Choosing a pet, to selecting a veterinarian, to feeding, housing, breeding, and more, these books deliver the most helpful and up-to-date information available on popular reptiles and amphibians kept as pets.