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  1. Lizards
    Hello! On Tuesday (4/2) I got a baby leo. I have no clue on the age or gender but i've been calling it Zazu and defaulting to a him. Yesterday his heat mat and thermostat came in the mail and I set it all up last night. I'm using a Zootherm UTH rated for 10-20 gal because he is in a 15 gal tank...
  2. Newbie Advice
    Hi, I am a uni student looking into getting a corn snake or a rosy boa. I have never done this before and wanted to know whether it would be a good idea to get a snake now or wait a bit for when I have settled down. I do move around quite a bit and I am planning to go on holidays for a week or...
  3. Newbie Advice
    hi i am a uni student looking into getting a corn snake or a rosy boa. i have never done this before and wanted to know whether it would be a good idea to get a snake now or wait a bit for when i have settled down. i do move around quite a bit and am planning on going on holidays for a week or...
  4. Feeder
    I have had some problems with meal worms since I've had my gecko. I found that the feces tend to build up and it sticks to the worms, I don't claim to be an expert but I assume this is not beneficial for my Leo! Basically I was wondering if a detritivore, like woodlice or spring tails, would...
  5. Breeding
    I had posted this in the incubator thread but no one seems to have read or replied to it, i really am in need of some proper expert opinions here please. Anyone who has a good understanding of incubators and the process, and experience with bearded dragon egg incubation. I was completely caught...
  6. Snakes
    Today I picked up two new corn snakes, 8 and 9 years old. They came from a friend who has been neglecting them for sometime and finally came to realise that she couldn't take care of them anymore. They were last fed in early December and food in infrequent, once a month at most, all the way back...
  7. Lizards
    My poor little Crestie i acting very strangely. She's very lethargic and hasn't moved since last night. The fact that I can see her at all during the day is odd in itself, but I've also been able to handle her and she hasn't shown any life at all. I put some water droplets on the side of her...
  8. Lizards
    Hi I've had a pair of star agamas for about 5 months now and I can't find any useful info on the web about keeping them. My little boy is mithering my little girl for sexy time at the moment and she's biting the hell out of him. He's been bleeding quite a bit. Also I've noticed his belly is...
  9. Newbie Advice
    Hi all... I was wondering if anybody could help me? Iv recently become the new owner of a baby tortoise.. Only thing is I have no idea what breed she is or how old she is but iv been told she is a girl, I'm sure she's not that old as she still is rather small?? Can anybody recognise the breed...
  10. Spiders and Inverts
    Hi guys Hope one of you can help with my problem. Basically I'm having whip scorpions delivered Wednesday before 1 from bugz uk. My problem is my bro is going out at 11 so what happens if there's no one in to collect the post will the whips go to the sporting office? Bare in mind it's RMSD...
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I have a common musk turtle, I had him a few weeks ago. His tank is quite large and there are about 22 literes of water in the tank and about 2 bags worth of gravel. Poop is getting stuck to the gravel and I can't get it out. I am giving him a 30% water change every week and I changed it...
  12. Amphibians
    Hi folks, I have been asked if I will take on a couple of axolotls that are approximately a year old who's present owner does not have enough time to give them the care they require. I used to keep tropical fish of various species and also looked after an axolotl for a friend for a few...
  13. Lizards
    Hello all, As a newbie to the leopard gecko world I was hoping to get some advice for you knowledgeable people on here. I do currently own a veiled chameleon and a beardie so I have experience with reptiles. First of all I would like to apologise as I'm sure most of these questions will have...
  14. Amphibians
    Hiya, Well ive never owned any amphibs before but i went down to my local reptile shop today and a horned frog (also known as pacman) caught my eye so im looking at getting one now! They are selling it for £30 and £40 for a set up so im just looking for some advice really i know you can't...
  15. Lizards
    Hey, firstly i would like to point out i have read countless care sheets, forum posts and what not and i know there is a huge divide between people that say you should use a heat mat and others that say they are pointless but i intend on using one simply as it come with the set up and feel it...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi there I'm just wondering if anyone here uses JBL Agivert or Herbil for their tortoises? Not sure if they should be having pellets or not? I've read mixed information. I would be looking to feed as a supplement to a healthy balanced diet of weeds etc though, not as the main/sole source of...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all Have had some great help from this forum already and I've only been a member for a couple of days! My tortoises are currently in hutch with a run attached during the morning (this is placed on the patio), and then they have free reign oflarge (safe and secure) garden during the...
  18. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all I'm new to this site so firstly, hello! Looking forward to learning lots about my new friends. I've just acquired three tortoises from an elderly lady who wanted to give them a new home. She had them for over thirty years, and they're absolutely delightful. I've no idea how old they...
  19. Snakes
    Hi My partner has recently (wednesday) resuced two adult corn snakes from someone who can no longer keep them. Everytime we go into viv to get them out one of them will strike at you and bite you. Once out of the viv it calms down and will handle fine. We dont know much about them. The guy...
  20. Amphibians
    So i really want to purchase myself a RETF however, i dont want to be splashing out hundreds on getting all the setup etc.. I was wondering if there was any way of housing the RETF with my Whites Tree Frog?
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