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How to Make a Terrarium for Frogs

How to Make a Terrarium for Frogs

Terrariums provide a natural environment for captive frogs, while enabling you to observe the frogs and monitor their behavior without disturbing them. While many pet supply stores sell terrarium kits, you can save money by making your own terrarium. Your terrarium can be adapted to meet the specifi......[Read More]
Safety Tips For Dealing With an Aggressive Iguana

Safety Tips For Dealing With an Aggressive Iguana

Iguanas, especially larger ones, can be very dangerous.You should always be cautious when around one.This article will give you a few tips to keep you safe.......[Read More]
The Best Way to Enclose a Small Pond for Turtles

The Best Way to Enclose a Small Pond for Turtles

An outdoor pond is the healthiest and most natural enclosure for water turtles. An ideal pond enclosure will protect turtles from predators while allowing access to sunlight and fresh air. It is not difficult to balance these needs with a high-quality lid for your pond.......[Read More]
Giant Green Iguanas - How To Select And Keep A Healthy Pet

Giant Green Iguanas - How To Select And Keep A Healthy Pet

This article briefs you about how you need to grow your Iguana. Selecting an active and energetic Iguana is not an easy task. Various tips and tricks to choose a perfect Iguana as your pet is also mentioned in this article.......[Read More]
How to Set Up a Mister for Rabbits

How to Set Up a Mister for Rabbits

Rabbit's are sensitive to heat. They can become ill and die at temperatures over 80 degrees Fahrenheit. While it is recommended that pet rabbits be kept indoors due to heat related health issues, a mister will provide a measure of comfort for an outdoor rabbit. Automatic misters are available at loc......[Read More]
Facts on the Arizona Tree Frog

Facts on the Arizona Tree Frog

The Arizona tree frog is the official state amphibian of Arizona, according to Netstate.com. The Arizona tree frog is one of only two frog species found in Arizona. The only other frog species that's found in Arizona is the canyon tree frog. The scientific name for the Arizona tree frog is Hyla wrig......[Read More]
What Was Right in Front of Me!

What Was Right in Front of Me!

Working with snakes for over forty years, I knew the dangers of being bitten.What I was to learn in the next three months, changed my life! Why did this snake not tag me?......[Read More]
How to Breed Dwarf Aquatic Frogs

How to Breed Dwarf Aquatic Frogs

African dwarf aquatic frogs are native to Africa and only grow to around 1 1/2 inches. Although these frogs are aquatic and spend the majority of their time underwater, they also breath air when they occasionally pop up out of the water. The African dwarf frog displays an odd floating habit in whic......[Read More]
Crested Gecko Behavior & Habits

Crested Gecko Behavior & Habits

Crested geckos make interesting pets for first-time reptile owners or experienced enthusiasts. Also known as the New Caledonian eyelash gecko, these quirky creatures can exhibit behavior and habits that baffle their owners. Everything they do, from their movements and feeding behavior, to interactio......[Read More]
Types of Albino Clawed Frogs

Types of Albino Clawed Frogs

The only difference between albino clawed frogs and regular clawed frogs is their colors. Albinism is a pigment disorder caused by the lack of melanin, which is the component that gives color to the skin. Therefore, albino clawed frogs have pinkish white bodies, unlike the traditional green or brown......[Read More]
How to Use Incubators to Hatch Turtle Eggs

How to Use Incubators to Hatch Turtle Eggs

Hatching turtle eggs allows you to raise your own baby turtles from the minute they are born. Whether you find the turtle eggs or have pet turtles that produced them, a homemade egg incubator is the most reliable way of successfully hatching your eggs. Remember that even when incubated in the wild, ......[Read More]
Types of Small Frogs in Illinois

Types of Small Frogs in Illinois

Illinois has many rivers and a mild climate, which makes it an ideal habitat for many species of frogs. Because of its size, the easiest to spot is probably the bullfrog, but there are many much smaller species that serenade the countryside with their evening calls in the springtime.......[Read More]
Turtle Food List

Turtle Food List

Calcium is a primary component of a healthy turtle diet.turtle image by Stjepan Banovic from Fotolia.comThe key to feeding a pet turtle is variety and a sound diet that contains plenty of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A and vitamin D. Although commercial turtle foods are available, fresh.........[Read More]
Best Leopard Gecko Foods - The Four I Feed My Leo

Best Leopard Gecko Foods - The Four I Feed My Leo

Feeding your Leo is very important for its health and well being. Deciding on the appropriate foods can be difficult especially if you do not know anything about feeding a Leo.I will talk about my "Top Four" foods that I love to feed my Leopard gecko because they are nutritious and show my......[Read More]
How To Care for an Indoor Russian Tortoise

How To Care for an Indoor Russian Tortoise

The Russian tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii), also called the Afghanistan tortoise and the Russian box turtle, is a small, gentle-natured tortoise that makes an excellent pet. These tortoises rarely exceed 10 inches, and feature carapaces that are attractively patterned in yellow, bronze, and brown. A......[Read More]
Ten Things You Should Know About Pet Snakes

Ten Things You Should Know About Pet Snakes

It can be quite a shock for a parent to hear, "Mommy, can I have a snake?" While some moms might just say "no!" many others will want to know about the advantages of reptiles as pets. Here's a good place to start.......[Read More]
How to Make Basking Areas for Turtle Tanks

How to Make Basking Areas for Turtle Tanks

Turtles are amazing reptiles that enjoy swimming around as well as coming out of the water to relax on a basking area. They need to bask under the warmth of a basking bulb, mercury vapor bulb or ceramic heater in the range of 80 to 90 degrees. This is because turtles are cold-blooded animals and nee......[Read More]
Russian Turtle House Pet Care & Feeding

Russian Turtle House Pet Care & Feeding

The Russian turtle is a popular pet due to its small size and because it is easy to take care of, according to the Premium Tortoises website. A Russian turtle is 4 to 8 inches in size. They come from areas such as China, Iran and Afghanistan. These turtles have flexible limbs so that they can dig.......[Read More]
Helpful Advice on Leopard Gecko Lights

Helpful Advice on Leopard Gecko Lights

Do you need more information on leopard gecko lights? You might already know that lighting is one of the most important aspects of the lizard's life and getting it right might be the difference between a happy lizard and a stressed out lizard. Let's keep your beautiful lizards happy with t......[Read More]
How to Care for a Shrew

How to Care for a Shrew

Shrews are wild animals and unlike dogs, cats or even rats they will never develop an affectionate rapport with humans. That being said, sometimes it is necessary to care for one, be it because your cat injured it or because you found it half-frozen on your front step. You may even choose to keep on......[Read More]