Reptiles


10 Common Misconceptions About Reptile Parasites

January 14, 2021

10 Common Misconceptions About Reptile Parasites

As in most aspects of the reptile hobby, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to reptile parasites, especially internal parasites. Let’s clear some things up, okay? Crickets Are Major Carriers of Reptile Parasites One of...


How to Prevent Reptile Parasites

January 11, 2021

How to Prevent Reptile Parasites

Believe it or not, reptile parasites have a lot of potential causes outside of feeder insects. Anti-parasitic medications can be traumatic for a reptile’s system, so although you can rely on repeated doses of medication to keep internal parasites in...


How to Prevent Reptile Obesity

January 04, 2021

How to Prevent Reptile Obesity

Reptile obesity is a serious health problem for pet reptiles, and it’s very difficult to get them to lose excess weight once it’s been gained. So, like most problems, the best way to solve reptile obesity is to prevent it...


How to Spot Reptile Obesity

December 31, 2020

How to Spot Reptile Obesity

It’s not always easy to get a reptile to trust you, but it’s no secret that food is usually the way to their heart. In your efforts to bond with your pet, overfeeding becomes quite easy to do. Combine this...


Can Reptiles Get Fat?

December 21, 2020

Can Reptiles Get Fat?

The short answer? Yes, reptiles can get fat — just like any other animal. The long answer? There are several factors that contribute to obesity in reptiles.  Reptile obesity can be hard to recognize, since you’re probably familiar with what...


Top Care Tips For Reptiles and Amphibians

November 13, 2020

Top Care Tips For Reptiles and Amphibians

Before bringing home any pet, you need to do your research. Especially with reptiles and amphibians, this is perhaps even more important. These species have specific care needs that differ from captive animals like cats, dogs, and other species. Each species of...


Why You Should Not Take A Wild Reptile Home

November 13, 2020

Why You Should Not Take A Wild Reptile Home

As the year goes on and we get into summer, you will notice many different types of reptiles and amphibians begin to come out and take advantage of the sunshine and warmth. Many will just be emerging from hibernation or...


How to Save Money on Reptile Food When You’re on a Tight Budget

August 25, 2020

How to Save Money on Reptile Food When You’re on a Tight Budget

It’s fairly inexpensive to feed an herbivore, but omnivores and particularly insectivores can get expensive. This can be a challenge to keep up with under normal circumstances, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made things particularly difficult for many owners of...


What Is Yellow Fungus?

April 15, 2020