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  1. Snakes
    Hi, I'am upsising my RBP's glass exo terra 45x45x45 to a 4ft Repti home MXL, the package arrived today, I have put it together and there is a scuff in one of the bottom corners on the inside of the viv.. the Viv is laminated chipboard and where the scuff is there is some chipboard exposed not...
  2. Snakes
    Hi all, Sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, I couldn't find a satisfactory answer so thought I would just throw it out and see if anyone here has an opinion on the matter. I am in the process of finishing up an new viv build and re-purposing and old viv and as part of that I'm adding in...
  3. Snakes
    Hi all, I'm looking for some help with one of my snakes who has had a rough couple of months. I will be taking him to a reptile vet since this issue has been discovered but i would like some opinions and advice in the short term. Male Texas Leucistic Rat Snake, approximately 8-9 years old...
  4. Snakes
    Hello there Posting on Behalf of a Friend Who has a Burmese Python That he rehomed when she came to him she had some underbelly scale damage which was very bad looking (sorry don't have a pic of how bad it was )but he has been doing iodine baths and using Savlon antiseptic spray and Savlon...
  5. Lizards
    My approximately 20 month old male Chinese water dragon has developed a "missing" scale on the upper lip of his mouth. It is my suspicion (and my vet's) that it is damage from banging his face into a glass cage. It seems to get better at times, and then get worse. Here is a picture. CWD face...
  6. Hobby Issues & Information
    https://www.facebook.com/newenglandreptile/posts/10151573569948877 (Hope my link works as they often do not.)
  7. Snakes
    I need help. Firstly can i just say i dont want any holier than now people telling me to go to the vet, i work with reptiles and the snake in question is booked in already, I called Marrie on emergency and booked him in for Friday. Right that said, has any one experienced this before...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all I've recently acquired three tortoises from an elderly lady in need of a new home for them. I've only had them a few days now, but absolutely loving them already. Got a visit to the vet today to get them checked over, but I thought I'd pick your brains in the meantime. The largest...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi guys, I have two tortoises who are nearly five years old. This summer they really started to dislike each other's company, to the point where the larger of the two, George, drew blood on Flash. He also ripped off some scales. I know that this sounds like a lot of damage that must have...
  10. Habitat
    I'm making a vivarium out of wood for my bosc...7x4x4 it's going to have 2 foot of soil/sand substrate, just wondering will I have to treat the wood (furniture board) with anything to prevent damage from that kind of substrate? Cheers. :2thumb:
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Both of my turtles have what looks like bruising on the bottom of their shells. I took pictures but have no idea how to post them up here..? They act fine and their behaviour is normal. Eat, bask, swim etc. They've had the markings more or less since I got them and I've looked on line loads...
  12. Lizards
    Hi guys, Just after a Bit of advice, I was cleaning out my fat tails this morn when I noticed this on my youngests eye? I'm not sure what could have caused it? I'm really worried as obviously I don't want her going blind! Vets isn't open yet so can't call them any help would be greatly...
  13. Fish Keeping
    Hello. There is a very large dam scheduled to be built over the Xingu river in Brazil. It is the third largest in the world. It's construction has been delayed for years due to the extreme environmental impacts it will cause, but the questionable activities of certain branches of the...
  14. Snakes
    I would appreciate your advice. This afternoon I found my royal python looking like this, with a left eye cap pushed in. I have no idea what this is and how it happened, never seen this effect before. Does that result from a physical accident? Do you have any experience with this and can it be...
  15. Snakes
    Hey, Joe here. New blizzard corn snake had an accident yesterday, bit traumatic for both of us! I don't remember much happened really fast. Basicly i was sat on my window ledge in mynew flat playing with my three month old blizzard when I let him explore the shelf abduction grabbed a camera to...
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