Arcadia Reptile Collection (4 Books)

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Book 1;

softback, over 100 pages

Metabolic bone disease (MBD) is a killer of captive reptiles. These three letters strike fear into the heart of every reptile keeper and rightly so. MBD is a painful but avoidable condition that can effect captive reptiles and amphibians. In this full colour guide you will not only learn what MBD is and its causes but you will also find a clear and up to date solution that can be applied in the home.

This title covers MBD as a disease, diet, hydration and new technology. Written by the experts from Arcadia reptile the worlds number name in reptile science this is a practical and easy to understand guide to MBD and our ultimate goal of its total eradication in captive animals.

Book 2; 

over 270 pages and hardback

Reptiles and Amphibians have been kept by man for thousands of years. Over the last 20 years, we have seen a boom of interest into the keeping of these incredible animals as pets and home display species. More and more research into the wild habitats of these animals is becoming easily available to keepers, and with this research comes a responsibility for reptile keepers to provide their captive animals with the essential elements needed to cause a captive animal to thrive and reproduce and not simply to survive.One of the most worrying aspects of captive reptile care has been the food items that we have had to off er them. Do these mass-produced insects contain all the nutrition a reptile needs to thrive? Do defrosted frozen rodents really contain all of the vitamins and minerals that certain species need to survive? And how do these various vitamins and food sources interact with each other?

Book 3; 

over 370 pages and hardback.

Explore the wonderful world of Reptile, Amphibian and Invertebrate keeping for the modern age. Reptile keeping expert John Courteney-Smith will guide you through the critical processes that allow for a more effective and all together more ethical form of exotic pet care.

By mimicking the wild environments of the animals that we keep we can be sure that we will be providing everything that they need to live a happy, healthy and reproductively positive life.

Learn about nutrition, plants, water, soil, hygiene, UVB, the correct provision of light for plant growth and much, much more.

Book 4;

Arcadia The Elements Series Part 1. €˜Fire€™ book details how the sun actually works from its core and outwards through space and then its relationship with all of €˜life€™. The book looks into the interactions of sunlight within the D3 cycle, plants, Infra-Red and much more. It covers the uses and limitations of LED, lamp history, Solar meters and how to set up the correct system of lighting for all captive animals. It also includes a shortened version of the Arcadia €˜lighting guide€™.This book will dismiss many of the lighting myths and provide a firm base for stores and keepers to work from. It is the very first of its kind. It is A5 Hardback and 201 full colour pages.

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    Great books for expanding...

    Posted by Chris Beesley on 19th Jan 2021

    Having set up a bioactive crested gecko viv and then doing research to set a bioactive leopard gecko viv for my son i wanted to expand my knowledge, knowing how good Arcadia products are it was a no brainer to purchase the books especially at the great price. If you are thinking about setting a vivarium or just wanting to expand your knowledge these books are very helpfull and a great source if knowledge

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