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Homemade Refrigerator Incubator Plans

Homemade Refrigerator Incubator Plans

Using an old refrigerator as the frame for an incubator is not only a cost-efficient way to build an incubator, but it's also a very green project, which recycles an otherwise unusable refrigerator.......[Read More]
Jackson Chameleon Habitat

Jackson Chameleon Habitat

Jackson chameleon or Jackson’s chameleon is a reptile member of the scientific genus Chamaeleo. Jackson chameleons grow six to 14 inches in length, and are distinguished by three head horns that occur on all males, yet are either less developed or nonexistent on females. While chameleons gener......[Read More]
Types of Salamanders As Pets

Types of Salamanders As Pets

The salamander is a cold-blooded amphibian found all over the United States. They can be found in damp, dark, wooded areas near creeks, ponds and rivers. Over the years salamanders have become popular pets because of their appearance and coloration. Salamanders are easy to care for, and some species......[Read More]
Anacondas - Facts & Fiction

Anacondas - Facts & Fiction

Anacondas, the name itself spells fear. Eunectes murinus is the largest of all species of snakes and is found in jungles of South America in the river basins of Amazon, the largest river in the world. It is said that the jungles of South America have many secrets and the biggest and the most terrify......[Read More]
What to Look For When Buying an Iguana

What to Look For When Buying an Iguana

So you are thinking about getting an iguana. Well before you go ahead and grab any baby iguana off the shelves there are some basic things you should know about. Here is a list of things to look out for when buying a baby iguana for the first time.......[Read More]
The Behavior of a Baby Bearded Dragon

The Behavior of a Baby Bearded Dragon

Bearded dragons are medium-sized lizards that are very commonly kept as pets and are also known as a "beardie". Baby bearded dragons are only a few inches long and are sometimes kept in groups until they reach adulthood. Baby bearded dragons can exhibit a wide range of behaviors that are interesting......[Read More]
How Do I Catch a Lizard That Is Outside?

How Do I Catch a Lizard That Is Outside?

Observing lizards is an educational hobby. Watching a lizard in its natural habitat teaches you how lizards live and eat on a day-to-day basis. However, up close observation gives you more insight into the life of a lizard. Catching a wild lizard outside and putting it in a cage gives you the opport......[Read More]
How to Care for a Long-Toed Salamander As a Pet

How to Care for a Long-Toed Salamander As a Pet

Long-toed salamanders spend most of their daytimes in the wild underground. They usually grow to 3 to 4 inches in length. They have a dark grayish-green color that can also appear black, a yellowish green stripe that runs along the length of their backs, and very light blue speckles. Although long-t......[Read More]
How to Build a Ramp for an Iguana Cage

How to Build a Ramp for an Iguana Cage

A pet iguana needs a lot space in its enclosure to roam, climb and bask. A good iguana enclosure should be very large---much larger than typical reptile enclosures sold in stores---so building your own is highly recommended. Whether you put together your own enclosure or simply want to adapt a pre-m......[Read More]
Three Things You Need to Know When Choosing a Leopard Gecko

Three Things You Need to Know When Choosing a Leopard Gecko

Are you thinking about getting a Leopard Gecko as a pet for yourself or your child?Leopard Geckos are becoming very popular pets for many reasons.......[Read More]
What Fruits & Vegetables Can I Feed a Bearded Dragon?

What Fruits & Vegetables Can I Feed a Bearded Dragon?

Feed a bearded dragon fruits and vegetables.bearded dragon image by Joy Fera from Fotolia.comBearded dragons need a balanced diet. As omnivores, they require a mix of both protein from feeder insects and a variety of fruits and vegetables. Depending on the age of your bearded dragon, this.........[Read More]
Red Lizard Care - 5 Simple Tips For The Owners

Red Lizard Care - 5 Simple Tips For The Owners

Red iguanas are a popular household pet that can train themselves to drink out of a water bowl. Like other animals that are commonly found in a household, iguanas need love and attention too.......[Read More]
Finding Turtles and Terrapins For Sale

Finding Turtles and Terrapins For Sale

If you are looking to buy a pet turtle or pet terrapin you should know the choices that are out there. There are the local pet stores that sell certain breeds and kinds of pet turtles and terrapins, and are usually the most convenient sources for you to find a pet turtle to buy. There are also websi......[Read More]
Best Choices of Leopard Gecko Feed

Best Choices of Leopard Gecko Feed

Geckos usually eat insects, thus you can feed them with crickets, small cockroaches, mealworms, silk worms and superwoms as their main food. Once in a while you can treat your leopard gecko with a newborn pinkie mouse that of a few days old. These pinkie mice are excellent food for breeding gecko fe......[Read More]
Tree Frog Center - Facts

Tree Frog Center - Facts

Here are some great facts that you might not know about our lovable amphibious friends.Some species of frogs can actually leap at least twenty times the length of their own bodies. A frog's iris can alter considerably from frog to frog; some are round whilst others have a horizontal slit for an......[Read More]
First Time Iguana Owners - Learn Some Important Facts

First Time Iguana Owners - Learn Some Important Facts

Iguanas are not an easy pet to take care of, but by doing some research, you can be sure that the iguana you hold in your hand will live to be a ripe old age. The key word here, though, is to research before you buy the animal.......[Read More]
How to Build a Tortoise Box

How to Build a Tortoise Box

This tortoise box can house a variety of species, but is most suitable for large, desert-dwelling tortoises. Construction requires little more know-how than understanding how to swing a hammer and cut with a saw. The box features a hinged roof for easy access and is raised off the ground to promote ......[Read More]
An Outline of the 3 Most Unique Bearded Dragon Behaviors

An Outline of the 3 Most Unique Bearded Dragon Behaviors

This article provides information about the unique characteristics of bearded dragon behavior. You'll learn how to interpret and understand 3 beardie behaviors including arm waving, head bobbing and the famous inflated beard!......[Read More]