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  1. Newbie Advice
    I've been trying to find safe cleaners to use on my reptiles enclosure. I'm wondering if alcohol based cleaning supplies are safe around reptiles? -thanks!
  2. Lizards
    Hi everyone, I have one beginner question and its about cleaning/ maintance terrarium. I daily clean poo(when I see it) and every approx. 3 months (depends) doing deep clean. Sience my country is small (we even cant buy lizards or sneke, its legal but we dont have market) we dont have...
  3. Snakes
    So I am almost a month into owning my first snake and just realised, I'm not sure how often I should do a thorough clean of the enclosure... I know I have to do it at some point but how often do you all do a deep clean? (I spot clean daily of course) In my head a deep clean would be replacing...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    i have a 35 gal tank and plan to get a stinkpot, (3.5-5 inch species) how often do you think i should clean it? clean as in probably a 35% water change, i was thinking every 2 weeks. does that sound ok? thanks
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Greetings everyone! My name is John and I live in Atlanta, Georgia. How is everyone around the world? :) Best wishes to you all! My question is how to clean dirty Sulcatas. They are 4 years old, good health, and getting HUGE! But since they are burrowers and get real dirty I can clean their...
  6. Equipment & Supplies
    Does anyone know if the Exo Terra resin water and food bowls dishwasher safe?
  7. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys So I've just got my first beardie. It's a female and shes about 3 years old really nice but seemed pretty stressed on the way home. Couldn't wait to get her in the vivarium. I was just wondering if there was a way to clean the logs and branches or if you need to? Im planning on...
  8. Snakes
    Flew to London (I'm in Ireland) on Friday, went to see The World of Harry Potter, flew back yesterday and arrived home late. Anyway, it seems one of the boas must have weed soon after I left as it's gone rock solid and what's more a boa appears to have lain on it and squashed it flat and it's...
  9. Feeder
    I'm researching breeding locust as my live food bill is costing me a small fortune. I already breed Dubais but want to have locust aswell for variety. My question is how do you clean these guys out without them jumping all over the place and escaping? I was thinking transferring them to another...
  10. Snakes
    I'm going to clean out the tank and put him on paper I don't have any snake-related cleaning supplies, what's the best thing I could use for cleaning and disinfecting the tank? (he pissed up the back wall last week)
  11. Habitat
    So I have a load of cork bark ready to be used as a background for my frog enclosure, but am unsure how to clean it before I put it in. Would a simple hand held steam cleaner be alright, because there is a lot and boiling it all may take a while, and some bits are fairly large and will be...
  12. Breeding
    Hi all I am setting up my reptile room ready for breeding next year. I have been looking at cleaning products for rubs, vivs and general items. The F10 range from Swell reptiles looks about the best but, I was wandering what others use. disinfectant detergent hand wash deodoriser cheers in...
  13. Snakes
    So, long story short, my sisters boyfriend is away for a while and she has to take care of his snake. She will not touch it so it has been left to me. I have a bearded dragon and very limited information on handling snakes. Have you any advice, obviously don't want to harm it or stress it out...
  14. Snakes
    Hi all, So after spraying mite spray in all my snakes enclosures normally i would just spot clean on the wood chip and do a full clean when needed, so how often should i change the kitchen towel/news paper while evicting mites?
  15. Lizards
    Hello, Looking for a little advice on my new bosc (about 4 month old), since getting him a week ago he seems to be doing well, however he has barricaded himself in his hide, this isn't a problem but I am wondering if I need to take it up to clean inside. The hide (basically a large cave) is...
  16. Habitat
    Hi, I have some large branches for my vivarium but have had conflicting advice on cleaning of them. They are too large to bake so was told to soak in bleach solution and clean them , and then dry for several days. But then I am told this is wrong so thought I would ask here as I have seen...
  17. Habitat
    Hi there, I'm planning on buying my first snake soon, a royal python, and would like to have a fairly complex vivarium with branches, plants and other features; but I am worried about how much trouble it would be to clean the whole thing out every month or so. Now, as the title says (I hope I...
  18. Lizards
    I've read a couple of threads about tap water vs. bottled water but they are a few years old now and was hoping to get a more up to date opinion. I live in a hard water area and obviously when I mist it creates that horrid build up on the glass, I have also noticed the same build up on the fake...
  19. Lizards
    Hi, I posted the below question in the habitat section and was advised I might get more advice in this main section. Hi all, I have recently cleaned my Electric Blue Day Gecko viv out, the problem is I live in a hard water area and have that annoying build up on the glass. Ive heard that...
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