Learn how to successfully breed live food for the animals in your care with this essential guide for all professional and amateur vivarium owners. It provides easy-to-follow instructions for the development of long-term breeding environments for food animals and describes in considerable detail how to
raise a wide variety of live food such as plankton, worms, crustaceans, mollusks, insects, mammals such as mice and rats, and includes some live foods that are rarely used. This book gives expert advice and will answer all questions that might arise during the raising of food for the vivarium. It contains information that is necessary in providing vivarium animals with a healthier, longer life.
"… an excellent reference book for anyone who keeps any form of animal which requires live food." -- Alan H. Wilkie, The Herptile, 29:2, June 2004
"… a great source for anyone--private or professional--needing or wanting to establish captive-bred food items for their vivarium animals." -- Tracey Anderson, Animal
Keepers Forum, Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2005
"The variety of species covered is impressive…The very full instructions include details of housing, food, breeding conditions, and pests and diseases. There are also useful suggestions as to which animals eat each prey species, and the best procedures for feeding them." -- Nicholas Gould, International Zoo News, Vol. 51, No. 6 (2004)
"This is a great reference to anyone who cares for animals whether that are hardy
captives or have highly specialized diets." -- Robert Villa, Sonoran Herpetologist, 17 (9) 2004