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  1. Lizards
    Hello. My berber skink has been displaying symptoms of a respiratory infection (bubbling around his eyes and occasional sneezing). I only noticed this today and immediately made him a vet appointment, however my vet that takes exotics is on holiday and the earliest appointment I could get is in...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have a Hermanns that I rescued two years ago. F, approx 12-15 years old. She was rescued by someone who found their dog with her. Shell was damaged by the dog and there is some pyramiding. She didn't walk up on her toes when I got her but I figured because of the pyramising she hadn't been...
  3. Snakes
    Hi, hope this is the correct place to post this as I can't see a specific area for rescues. Back at the end of Jan a friend message me regarding a 7 year old corn snake a friend of his was looking to sell, we had no intention of getting another animal at the time due to size restrictions as...
  4. Snakes
    My Cali King has developed some discolouration patches on the end of his tail. The scales do not look very healthy :( He is 10, hasn’t had any issues like this before. The viv is regularly cleaned and disinfected etc. Any ideas what this could be, and what I can do to help? Much appreciated!
  5. Lizards
    My bearded dragon is 6 years old. His name is Jesse. Two weeks ago he started refusing to eat and when I would get him to eat some liquid repta boost he would throw up. He also developed a violent cough. I took him to the vet and they diagnosed him with an intestinal parasite and gave me...
  6. Lizards
    Hi all, Just found these forums and the seen the wealth of knowledge and experience the users have, so I was wondering if anyone can help me. I have three bearded dragons of which have been with me since they were babies (11 years to date). Last week I noticed a strange lump the back of one of...
  7. Snakes
    Hello. I'm not new to keeping exotic pets. I've kept a variety of invertebrates over the last decade and also had a couple of Leopard Geckos up to a few years ago. However, I've always really wanted to own a snake and had been casually researching getting a corn snake for a while. Cut to a few...
  8. Snakes
    He's got this white spot on his side that doesn't look normal and I'm paranoid. Here's an imgur album to all of the pictures: https://imgur.com/a/hNTeSV4
  9. Snakes
    Hello, I have an Albino Striped California Kingsnake, he is around 7 months old with a healthy lifestyle. Months ago I was trying to take my snake out of his terrarium with one hand. Since the terrarium has a lid I just entered my hand by lifting the lid with my fingers and letting it rest on...
  10. Snakes
    He is about 2 months old and he has not had or done any thing out of the ordinary. He is ussualy really active but latly he has not been moving much and while I first thought it was because he was about to shed I noticed that he is a bit swollen by hit vent. He would try to go to the bathroom...
  11. Lizards
    Hey guys, just wondering if anyone has encountered black marks on their Yemens. Its his inside front toe, looks to be completely black. Otherwise he's in good health, pooping, drinking, eating, sleeping, moving fine. 7 weeks old so only little. Doesn't seem to be bothering him. Not sure if he's...
  12. Snakes
    Have reached a crossroads with one of my garter snakes so thought I would ask for advice. General history of Geni: Captive bred 6 months when purchased Never been a great eater (had to dig up worms to start with) Bought a second who lives with her (no problems & big eater) Geni escaped at...
  13. Snakes
    This is my first time posting in a forum so sorry if I don't give as much information as I should but I'll do my best. Basically, I have a 7y/o female cornsnake who for the past 2 months refuses to go to the warm end of her tank and won't eat. A bit of background - I rehomed this corn in July...
  14. Snakes
    Hey all, I just want some help with my newly acquired boa thor please. He is my first bigger snake and want to make sure he is healthy and I'm doing things right. He is 5 years old and in the 5.5-6' range, possibly a Nicaraguan X bci and weighs 4.5kg so about 10lb. Does he sound about right for...
  15. Lizards
    So i was online shopping for feeders. i bought wax worms, superworms, dubias, and phoenix worms. i know variety is good. but can i feed my gecko a different insect everyday ? or do i have to stick with a bug for a few days then change it up. as for the wax worms i know they should be given as...
  16. Snakes
    Hello! I am a fairly new reptile owner, as I rescued/adopted a reticulated python several months ago. Overall, he has been happy and healthy, and I have done my best to keep his environment clean, humid and heated. However, a few nights ago I noticed the scales on the frontal area of his head...
  17. Lizards
    Hi Everyone, I have two days left to collect data for my dissertation regarding people's knowledge and understanding of diseases and illnesses in reptiles and in particular bearded dragons. If any of you own bearded dragons or have previously owned them or any other reptile, it would be great...
  18. Lizards
    Hello! I am currently in my third year studying Zoology at University and wondered if any of you that have experience with reptiles, particularly bearded dragons, if you could take part in my questionnaire. The aim of my study is to find out how much knowledge and understanding we have of the...
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