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General Care and Maintenance of Tokay Geckos and Related Species [Paperback]

Sean McKeown , Jim Zaworski


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Book Description

June 1997 The Herpetocultural Library
A book that covers the basics and a whole lot more. Find out how to select healthy animals, the importance of quarantine and acclimation, how to supplement insect diets, how to recognize diseases and everything else you'll need to know to keep those feisty creatures happy. 65 pp. color.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 60 pages
  • Publisher: Advanced Vivarium Systems (June 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1882770382
  • ISBN-13: 978-1882770380
  • Product Dimensions: 20.8 x 13.6 x 0.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 141 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,147,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Source book for gekko owners Nov. 20 1999
By Leann Christenson (leannc@ionet.net) - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I return over and over again to use this manual when I have husbandry questions about tokays. The most useful section is Breeding.
Husbandry information on other related gekko subspecies are covered in this manual including the Golden Gecko (G. ulikovskii), White-lined gecko(Gekko vittatus),the Flying gecko (Ptychozoon kuhlii)and others.
The Introduction, General Information, and Ethnoherpetology sections contain some of the most interesting reptile reading ever.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It Rocks!!! July 23 1998
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
It is a verry good book in "The Herpetocultural Library" series, it has lots of information, full color pictures and specific information on many species, it basically tells you everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy day geckos.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Little Book on the Care of Tokay Geckos. Dec 15 2001
By James P. Zaworski - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The Herpetocultural Library is a series of small, inexpensive books dedicated to educating the public on the proper care and reproduction of selected reptiles and amphibians in captivity. The series founder is Phillippe de Vosjoli, and he has authored many in the series, and has recruited the services of other distinguished authors who have particular experience with particular animals. This book is an example of his utilization of two knowledgeable gecko enthuisiasts. The book is small, with 60 pages in total, but richly illustrated and full of useful and fascinating information, on selected members of the Gekkonidae, specifically the members of the genus Gekko, Ptychozoon, and Cyrtodactylus that are commonly imported via the pet trade in the USA. Specifically, the tokay gecko, Gekko gecko, is covered in great detail. The authors do a fantastic job in circumlocuting the information on care, feeding, housing, medecine, reproduction, natural history, and even folklore on these fascinating lizards. It is a must for any gecko pet keeper and enthuisiast. These wonderful animals deserve the best care in captivity, and this book gives a step by step guide to achieving this goal.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for tokaygecko owners. April 16 2001
By Anders - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Good book for beginners. Loaded with information pics and much more. Good illustrations.
BUY IT :-)
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Tokay gecko book Jan. 27 2014
By Gabriel Gonzales Jr - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book has good information on tokay and other Southeast Asia geckos,this book helps with basic and proper ways to care for the vicious tokay geckos I enjoyed it.

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