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  1. Newbie Advice
    After taking a 2 year break from keeping reptiles, I've finally decided to get into the hobby again! After considering my options, I've been debating between a corn snake, leopard gecko, or crested gecko. According to many people they are relatively easy to keep compared to other reptiles. The...
  2. Snakes
    Hi, what do you think about these snakes? I am a beginner, I know that they are extremely dangerous, but I thought about starting some of them, but I do not know which is the least demanding.
  3. Lizards
    Hello! I am looking for a good beginner reptile. I have a few criteria though: 1. It has to be a beginner reptile (I know that there really isn't a "beginner" reptile but you know what I mean) 2. Can tolerate over 50% humidity (where I live, it is usually this humid according to my hydrometer)...
  4. Lizards
    Hi guys, So I have recently bought a Leopard Gecko, a juvenile around 6 months old. She's my first reptile, and i did weeks of research before committing and thought I had educated myself sufficiently - but feeling a bit lost!! I have read a few other threads but all are slightly different to...
  5. Newbie Advice
    Hello everyone! After the tragic death of my bird, I’ve decided to look to reptiles as a potential pet. In the past, I have owned a leopard gecko. That was more of a family pet, however, that I had when I was younger. Now, I’m looking to you guys to help me find a good beginner reptile. Please...
  6. Newbie Advice
    Hi, I'm completely new to owning reptiles and up to this point I have only owned rodents and dogs. To make a long story short, a small chameleon at the pet store stole my heart today and I really want to purchase him, but I have never owned a reptile before and I'm terrified I may kill him. I've...
  7. Snakes
    So I'm soon going to be a first time snake keeper and I've picked a hognose. Currently I'm figuring out everything around heating and lighting. I would like to use a ceramic heating lamp and read different things on different web sites about which is best to use. I will be using a 100x40x40cm...
  8. Amphibians
    HI, I am thinking about getting a newt, but I need so advice on how I care for one. I am looking for all information to help me. I am using a 10 gallon tank. Do I need bigger? Is this filter ok? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000ICNM96/ref=pd_luc_rh_sspa_dk_huc_pt_expsub_3?psc=1#customerReviews...
  9. Lizards
    This will be my first pet reptile and I am debating about getting a chameleon or a leopard gecko.I have some questions that I would like only experienced people to answer for obvious reasons.To begin with,which will be more friendly and like handling and which needs less care
  10. Other Pets and Exotics
    I'd maybe be interested in owning a ferret in a year or 2. Do they need yearly vaccines in the UK? Do males need to be neutered? Do different genders have different tempers? I've seen harnesses and leashes at the pet store for them, can you walk them on these or would it be unsafe? If they...
  11. Other Pets and Exotics
    I'd maybe be interested in owning a ferret in a year or 2. Do they need yearly vaccines in the UK? Do males need to be neutered? Do different genders have different tempers? I've seen harnesses and leashes at the pet store for them, can you walk them on these or would it be unsafe? If they...
  12. Snakes
    :2thumb: Hi All, New to the whole reptile experience, always had a fascination with snakes but didnt want to jump into things just incase it was a phase but I am now certain it isn't, I have been researching for beginner snakes, and torn between King, Milk and Corn I am edging...
  13. Snakes
    Hello, I've been a snake fan for quiet a while now, had 4 garter snakes. But soon I will be moving out and i want a bigger snake. I was wondering what you guys think is the best of the following 3 for a not that experienced person. BCI, Rainbow Boa or Junlge Carpet Phyton. Thank you for...
  14. Snakes
    Hey Everyone, So I'm deciding between two snakes to have as a pet/display for my house. They're both diurnal and usually seen very active around the cage as far as I've been told. I'm deciding either between a snake from the pithiophis genus (gopher, bull, pine) or a Vietnamese blue beauty...
  15. Lizards
    Hi! Im new to the forum, im new to reptiles AND i dont own a leopard gecko yet. I figured i'd come here for some advice first. A few hours ago I was asked if i'd like to take over a gecko, with all the gear that comes with it. BUT, major but, it's hind legs got broken and tail has fallen off...
  16. Snakes
    A beginners guide to the California kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae) This species has a very long history in the hobby, they have been bred for many decades and in that time many mutations (color morphs) have appeared. This species has everything from solid black to completely snow...
  17. Snakes
    A beginners guide to cornsnakes (Pantherophis guttatus) This species has one of the longest historys in the hobby, they have been bred for many decades and in that time many mutations (color morphs) have appeared. This species has everything from solid dark grey/brown to completely snow white...
  18. Spiders and Inverts
    Dear all tarantula keepers and enthusiasts. I need some advice on choosing a tarantula. Have been reading the forums and find the information on here helpful and interesting. Just wondering if anyone could help me with this.. So I have owned a Chilean rose hair tarantula for since I was 17, he...
  19. Snakes
    So after four years I've decide to get back into snakes. I've spend the last year looking around, researching and convincing the misses that snakes are not wicked murder machines plotting her death. I was looking for a snake that was calm, curious and I'm able to keep outside. I was hesitating...
  20. Feeder
    I am starting a Dubia Roach colony and i use a plastic tub to keep them in and im getting a heat mat for them as they need heat to breed but as i have them on carpet (and have nowhere else to put them) i cant really put them on carpet of risk of fire. So can i put the heat mat on the side?? also...
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