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The Differences Between Caring for Diurnal vs. Nocturnal Reptiles

The Differences Between Caring for Diurnal vs. Nocturnal Reptiles

Learn how to properly maintain a photoperiod for your nocturnal or diurnal pet reptile, amphibian or arachnid.
  • Josh Halter
Here’s What You Need to Know About Filtration for Pet Turtles

Here’s What You Need to Know About Filtration for Pet Turtles

Filters can be complicated and hard to make sure it is correctly setup, especially with aquatic turtles that create excess waste. This guide covers filtration, why it is important and how it benefits your pet aquatic turtles.
  • Josh Halter
Why Do Reptiles Shed Their Skin, and How Can You Help?

Why Do Reptiles Shed Their Skin, and How Can You Help?

Shedding is a very important aspect to understand when keeping reptiles as pets. Learn how to tell if your pet is having a healthy shed and what to do when they do not. 
  • Josh Halter
Tips for handling your Reptiles and understanding defensive cues

Tips for handling your Reptiles and understanding defensive cues

Handling your reptiles can sometimes be a challenge. What is the best approach? How we create a positive association with me as a keeper and my pet? Let this helpful article guide you on the ins and outs of handling your pet reptiles.
  • Josh Halter
Red Bulbs and Reptiles - Why they are detrimental and can harm your pets photoperiod

Red Bulbs and Reptiles - Why they are detrimental and can harm your pets photoperiod

Red bulbs and reptiles are a very common item available in the pet trade. To put it short they are one of the worst products that you can utilize when simulating photoperiods for your herps.  Let this article guide you on better nighttime heating alternatives.
  • Josh Halter
Natural Disasters and Reptiles - What you need to be PREPARED!

Natural Disasters and Reptiles - What you need to be PREPARED!

Let's face it, at least once in our lives we will deal with a major act of god. Whether it is a hurricane or extensive power outage, there are things all keepers should have set aside to be ready in the event of an emergency and your animals must be kept alive or transported.  Let this helpful article guide you with the correct stuff.
  • Josh Halter

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