Reptiles : Pets & Animal

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Mini Pet Turtle Information

Mini Pet Turtle Information

"Mini turtle" is a slight misnomer. The smallest turtle--the musk turtle--grows to 6 inches long. It is important that your pet have adequate housing, access to a nutritious diet and the right environment.......[Read More]
3 Reasons You Should Learn How to Care For Your Frog

3 Reasons You Should Learn How to Care For Your Frog

Ever consider you might discover ways to care for your frog and make positive changes to entire life? Some people have actually done that. Most are still dreaming and still have never gotten started.......[Read More]
How to Design Outdoor Enclosures for Turtles

How to Design Outdoor Enclosures for Turtles

Design a turtle enclosure in your backyard for the most natural lifestyle for your pet turtles. Turtles like to be able to dig, hide, rest in water, and in some cases even swim. Keeping a turtle in a tiny aquarium is not fair to the turtle and will not result in a happy pet. You can design your own ......[Read More]
Bearded Dragon Care Sheet - 6 Top Tips

Bearded Dragon Care Sheet - 6 Top Tips

Here is a great bearded dragon care sheet you can read. Now you can discover the top 6 important care tips of bearded dragons.......[Read More]
No Braking for Bearded Dragon Shedding

No Braking for Bearded Dragon Shedding

Being wildly flung about within the creaky bowels of a decrepit off-roader was not how you envisioned your trip to see a Bearded Dragon shedding its skin. You assumed you'd smoothly cruise, ensconced in air conditioned bliss, mimosa in hand while soaking your ears in Celine Dione glory ballads.......[Read More]
What You Need to Know About Leopard Gecko Breeders

What You Need to Know About Leopard Gecko Breeders

Finding a Leopard Gecko Breeder is the first step to ensuring that you have a happy healthy pet. Breeders will provide a much better selection that most pet stores and generally, the quality and general health of your new pet will be superior to that of a pet store lizard. Follow the helpful hints o......[Read More]
Reptiles That Change with Their Environment

Reptiles That Change with Their Environment

Like all animals, reptiles are deeply affected by the ecosystem in which they live. Regardless of whether they live in the wild or as a pet, some reptiles are particularly environmentally sensitive, and vulnerable to even a small change around them. For these species, the effects of global warming w......[Read More]
How to Keep the Aquarium of an African Dwarf Frog Clean

How to Keep the Aquarium of an African Dwarf Frog Clean

African dwarf frogs are enjoyable to own and simple to care for. Because of their tiny size, they are a favorite with pet owners who don't have enough space to accommodate a large fish tank. African dwarfs are more fragile than many other species of frog and require impeccable aquarium hygiene to ma......[Read More]
How to Care for an Eastern Painted Turtle

How to Care for an Eastern Painted Turtle

Painted turtles are found in areas of Canada and the United States, specifically southern and central portions of the United States and along the Atlantic coast. These turtles are small to medium in size with a smooth, flat outer shell, or carapace, that has a base color of black to dark green. Pain......[Read More]
How Does the Alligator Weed Reproduce?

How Does the Alligator Weed Reproduce?

Alligator weed thrives best in areas with abundant water, although it can grow in other environments. The reproductive abilities of the Alternanthera philoxeroides and its invasive nature make a major concern for ecological systems. It is native to South America, but has spread to other countries in......[Read More]
What Are Reptile Heaters?

What Are Reptile Heaters?

It is in the nature of many people to take good care of animals. This is why many people have pets at home. People have pets for lots of reasons-some adopt animals to give them home and family while others do so because they want protection and company. For others, adopting a pet became a hobby and ......[Read More]
Top Five Turtle Care Tips

Top Five Turtle Care Tips

When you bring home a turtle to have as a pet, you need to have some knowledge of turtles and how to care for them properly. There are many different breeds of pet turtle and each one has its own specific needs and special care. Here are five tips that can, regardless of its type, help you provide y......[Read More]
Turtle Drawing - Let's Take a Look at the Turtle's Tail

Turtle Drawing - Let's Take a Look at the Turtle's Tail

This article discusses the structure and uses of the turtle's tail. Most readers understand that the turtle's shell serves as a defensive tool, but what about its tail? The author informs us about how the turtle uses its tail during swimming, walking, and mating. Did you know, for example,......[Read More]
Choosing a Pet Reptile

Choosing a Pet Reptile

So you've finally made the decision that you're going to get your first pet reptile - but where do you even start?Well luckily it's not as hard as you may have thought initially.The first factor to consider is what you can provide to your new pet.......[Read More]
Common Snapping Turtle Environment

Common Snapping Turtle Environment

A native to North America, the common snapping turtle defends itself by striking at predators at a speed reminiscent of rattlesnakes. One of the best ways to see a snapping turtle in its natural environment requires careful observation of slow-moving streams and ponds for a snout sticking up out of ......[Read More]
How to Care For a Pet Box Turtle

How to Care For a Pet Box Turtle

Box turtles are small terrestrial turtles. Like all turtles, they are a long term commitment as they have a life span that can exceed 50 years.......[Read More]
Signs of Parasites in Aquatic Turtles

Signs of Parasites in Aquatic Turtles

Aquatic turtles are plagued by a number of internal and external parasites. As in the case with all reptiles, these parasites can cause severe health issues and possible death, unless treated. In almost all cases, aquatic turtles contract parasites through unsanitary environmental conditions. Aquati......[Read More]
What Is a Bearded Dragon's Natural Habitat?

What Is a Bearded Dragon's Natural Habitat?

The bearded dragon originates in Australia, where temperatures and climate vary drastically depending on time of year and rainfall. Northern Australia is tropical, with rain forests and mild temperatures, but 80 percent of Australia is dry with very little rainfall. Both the southeastern and southwe......[Read More]
African Dwarf Frogs Information

African Dwarf Frogs Information

The African dwarf frog originated from the streams and small rivers of central Africa. These frogs can grow up to 2.5 inches in length, and its colors range from pale olive green to brownish green. They are fully aquatic, meaning they never need to leave the water. If receiving proper care, the Afri......[Read More]