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  1. Amphibians
    Hi! first time making a post. I am a first time frog owner who has owned a green pacman for over 3 years. I have a few questions about leg coloration in pacman frogs. Recently, I've noticed that his legs have become sort of transparent with a purple-ish hue. Anyone have any advice or experience...
  2. Snakes
    Hi everyone, So I just received my first royal on tuesday :2thumb: He was mid shed as he arrived, but oh well. To my surprise he was super relaxed and curious as I moved him from transport box to rub! Was very happy with that since from reading online I would have expected him to be super...
  3. Lizards
    Hello, I am looking to be a first time owner of a lizard. I have space and time to collect the supplies, vivarium, and then eventually the lizard itself. I am ideally looking to buy a lizard that is handleable, ideally eats veg, and sleeps in the night, but I don't mind feeding live prey. I...
  4. Newbie Advice
    Hello, I am looking to be a first time owner of a lizard. I am 26yr old with space and time to have a small-medium sized lizard and have wanted to care for one for a long time. I have an older brother who cared for reptiles all through my childhood so I have a basic knowledge of what caring for...
  5. Introductions
    hey im new to this forum XD well ive been creeping around for a while researching lol so i thought id share my experience buying my new crestie on sunday i bought a baby crested gecko from cadbury garden centre. hes my first and hes soooo cute X) i know i shouldn't have bought him from there...
  6. Newbie Advice
    Hey all! I'm soon to be a first time snake owner and I have a couple questions: The situation: my friend has a 3 year old, 3.5 foot long, female corn snake that she is giving away simply because she doesn't spend enough time with her. She wants it to go to a good home with someone who will...
  7. Avian
    after finishing college i have now decided i would like to get a pet bird/parrot. I haven't really had much experience with birds other than working with wildlife trusts and handling a variety of birds at college. What would you reccommend? im planning to house the bird/s in my room and i don't...
  8. Lizards
    I'm looking to get a leopard gecko as my first reptile. I've done a bunch of research and I know what to get and what I need. I found a real nice gecko at my local pet shop today, very tame, beautiful morph and very calm. The label on the tank said 'Male Snake Eyed Enigma'. After planning on...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    On thursday, 29th dec i bought a Razor Back Musk Turtle, he was tiny, no bigger then a 50p. I have a 2ftx1ftx1ft tank which has about 4inches of water in it. the water temp is around 80 degrees farenheit which is filtered. I have a small turtle dock with a 5.0 UVB 26w tropical lamp around...
  10. Lizards
    The day before yesterday a friend and I went to a pet shop (She knows the owners) we went with the idea of me getting a corn snake. I've been after a beardie for ages but was going to get one from ireland (around £200) but then i saw Chip. Chip was in the back room in a viv with another female...
  11. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys i bought my first exotic pet today, a Ground/Panther/Pictus gecko, whatever you want to call them. I was wondering what the ideal temperature for him should be. His tank is currently at 20 degress celsius, the pet shop said anywhere between there and thirty is fine, but i can't help...
  12. Newbie Advice
    Hello i just moved to England, i come from a country where all exotic animals are banned including reptiles of any kind as none live there naturally. Therefor i have absolutely no experience in keeping a reptile, i would really appreciate some advice from more experienced bearded dragon owners...
  13. Newbie Advice
    Hi all new to the forum and new to reptiles. We have bought a new viv setup today for a Chameleon. We should be picking up a baby yemen on thursday. Just a few questions. Weve got a new Exo Terra Rainforest medium sized viv with everything we need included. Weve got the light but we havnt got...
  14. Newbie Advice
    Hi, I will be a first time reptile owner and before I begin I haven't actually bought my beardie yet but am planning to in the next week or so but i have been doing my revision and have a few questions. I was hoping for some advice on feeding as I am getting really confused, everyone seems to...
  15. Lizard Classifieds
    Rex- 1 x Male Sliver and cream tones 17 months old ish :no1: All my dragons have always had dusted crickets & they eat: 70% Greens & 30% Live food. They have fresh vegetables/fruit & water changed daily. They live comfortably together and are cleaned out daily. Having bearded dragons does...
  16. Newbie Advice
    Hi guys, I'm currently looking at buying my 1st corn snake and wondered if there were any specific vivarium set-ups that anyone would recommend buying? I'm looking to buy hatchlings or corn's still on pinkies. Thanks
  17. Newbie Advice
    Hi all, first post. I bought a Beardie on Saturday and I am looking for a little advice if possible. He is 8/9 weeks old and 8 inches long. He is fairly active in the morning and eats about 8 insects (mix of Crix and Locust) pretty quickly, then he has on and off spells of activity...
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