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practical guide for feeding captive reptiles

Fredric L. Frye

practical guide for feeding captive reptiles

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Published by Krieger Pub. in Malabar, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Captive reptiles -- Feeding and feeds.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-138) and indexes.

    StatementFredric L. Frye.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF515 .F79 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1888387M
    ISBN 100894645188
    LC Control Number90049750

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In this guide, ready sources on alternatives for many dietary items for the feeding of captive reptiles are discussed in detail. In the case of invertebrate prey, practical methods for their culture are provided. Throughout the manual, certain diagnostic methods and treatments are mentioned; and although the purpose of this guide is to provide Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frye, Fredric L.

Practical guide for feeding captive reptiles. Malabar, Fla.: Krieger Pub., (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Basic nutrition for captive reptiles --Basic nutritional considerations for captive reptiles --Preferred diets --Water requirements, dehydration and gout --Salt metabolism and requirements --Frequency of feeding --Nutrition-related illness and its treatment.

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The 25 Best Reptile and Amphibian Pets. Barron’s Educational Series, Frye, Fredric L. A Practical Guide for Feeding Captive Reptiles. Krieger Publishing, Mattison, Christopher. The Care of Reptiles. Reptiles and amphibians: Food preferences. The food that reptiles and amphibians prefer depends entirely on its type — carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore.

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Caring for Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity. Bartlett, R.D. The 25 Best Reptile and Amphibian Pets. Barron’s Educational Series, Frye, Fredric L. A Practical Guide for Feeding Captive Reptiles. Krieger Publishing, Mattison, Christopher.

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Snakes of the United States and Canada: Keeping Them Healthy in Captivity. Krieger, Tortoise Trust Web - Feeding your Tortoise. FEEDING TORTOISES. A wild Gopherus polyphemus (Florida gopher tortoise) browses upon leaves and flowers in its natural habitat: providing adequate diets in captivity is a challenge for keepers, but it can be done.

A practical guide to avoiding dietary disasters. I would recommend 'The Really Useful Guide to Reptile Husbandry' as a good basic handbook to anyone dealing with exotic amphibians and reptiles in pet or other captive situations" Table of Content: 1.

Introduction 2. Snakes and Lizards 3. Tortoises 4. Terrapins 5. Amphibians Self-Test Section Appendices Weekly Diet Sheet Flowchart for Feeding. Reptile Medicine and Surgery - E-Book: Edition 2 - Ebook written by Stephen J.

Divers, Douglas R. Mader. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Reptile Medicine and Surgery - E-Book: Edition /5(3).A reptile’s willingness to feed in captivity is in part an indication of its acceptance of the circumstances of its confinement.

Before you can expect your reptile to feed, it must become familiar with and feel secure in the environment that is provided. To ensure this occurs you must take into account the sorts of [ ].

A couple of resources, including books, articles, and published studies: Thoughts for Food | National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA): Manual for providing healthy, nutritious & varied live food to insectivorous reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, etc.

An online version of the Merck Veterinary Manual on Reptile Nutrition: Merck Veterinary Manual.