Good books (Amphibians) - Reptile Forums

Go Back   Reptile Forums > Help and Chat > Amphibians


  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Banned
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: UK
Posts: 34
Default Good books (Amphibians)

Hello,

Would you be kind enough to recommend the best books relating to amphibians?

I am looking for 2 books, one that covers amphibians and the other that covers RETF.

I appreciate a good book will have lovely price tags but im willing to pay good money for quality books.

Do we have an amphibian Bible as such?

Thanks,
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2016, 09:30 AM
Regular
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 71
Default

Are you looking for books about amphibian biology, or about keeping them?

Chris Matisson's 'Keeping and Breeding Amphibians' as a good general book on hobbyist amphibian husbandry- it is old now, and has a few mistakes, but it's still worth reading. It's out of print, but is available second-hand for less than £5 on Amazon.

Kentwood Wells' 'Ecology and Behaviour of Amphibians' is probably the best book on general amphibian biology.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2016, 10:36 AM
Banned
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: UK
Posts: 34
Default

Hello,

Thanks very much.

I will have a look at what you have suggested.

Im interested in the biology, natural habitats and behaviour so I think the above will cover it all.

Thanks again,
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 15-07-2016, 10:05 AM
jasonm96's Avatar
Super Regular
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: moray, scotland
Posts: 242
Default

Hi,

Elke Zimmerman - Breeding Terrarium Animals, Marc Staniszewski - Amphibians in Captivity, Treefrogs - Devin Edmonds, Popular Tree Frogs - de Vosjoli, Mailloux and Ready, Biology of Amphibians - William Duellman and Linda Trueb, Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry - Kevin Wright and Brent Whitaker
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 19-07-2016, 11:51 AM
Arcadiajohn's Avatar
Premier Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: West sussex
Posts: 7,484
Default

Hi, Shameless plug coming,

but,

My brand new book 'Bio-Activity and the Theory of Wild Re-Creation' was released last week.

This does cover phibs among the whole 'Bio' side of the hobby.

Plants, substrates, light, feeding, nutrition, cleanliness and so on.

374 pages and hardback

available now from all good reptile/pet stores, online and from the usual online book sellers

It may help you

john
__________________
John Courteney-Smith MRSB.

Arcadia Reptile; Head of Science and Innovation

BRAND NEW BOOK out now. The Elements series; Part 1- FIRE, The Sun, its Use and Replication in Reptile Keeping

Find us on facebook under "Arcadia reptile"
www.arcadiareptile.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pro-Plast Vivariums?? Any good?? Staticpulse Equipment & Supplies 1 12-09-2016 07:05 PM
A good bearded dragon diet? XxamyxX Lizards 5 17-06-2016 07:55 AM
Eastern Surplus. Amphibians For Doncaster dar90 Amphibian Classifieds 0 08-06-2016 09:04 AM
SE England free corn/viv to good home Mathewsilvester Snake Classifieds 3 25-05-2016 11:56 AM
Where can i get a good hide Dacefildo Snakes 3 23-05-2016 03:49 PM



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:01 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2005 - 2011, Reptile Forums (RFUK™)