This book is a must have aid for anyone interested in the captive care of Australian frogs.
Keeping Frogs is an easy to follow guide for everyone from beginner to long-term amphibian enthusiasts. It helps guide the reader through those tricky stages of tadpole development and morphing.
Contents include biology, basic rules, indoor & outdoor enclosures, substrates, water quality, lighting, heating, humidity, feeding & supplements, breeding, raising tadpoles, metamorphosis, health & disease, common questions & answers, and some vital reminders.
It covers many of the most commonly kept species such as the Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea), White-lipped Frog (Litoria infrafrenta), Red-eyed Tree Frog (Litoria chloris), Blue Mountains Tree Frog (Litoria citropa), Peron's Tree Frog (Litoria peronii), Dainty Tree Frog (Litoria gracilienta), Green & Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea), Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax), Southern Brown Tree Frog (Litoria ewingii), Growling Grass Frog (Litoria reniformis), Spotted Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis), Striped Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes peronii), Painted Burrowing Frog (Neobatrachus sudelli), and Great Barred Frogs (Mixophyes species).
Full colour, 40 pages, 25 photos, plus illustrations.
By Mark Davidson.