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  1. Snakes
    Hello, I'm new to reptiles and and all and wanted some advice for getting temperatures up in a ball python enclosure. I've had my ball python, Diabla, for a few months now and she has been doing pretty well I think. She has only shed twice since I got her and always eats. Her sheds have always...
  2. Snakes
    Hey everyone, I’ll just list my set up so that’s done then I shall ask my question! I have a 6 year old female brb in a 4x2x2. She has a moist hide and a hide in the warm end. Large water bowl with plenty of decor and enrichment. Now for the problem! I’m using a ceramic heater with the hot end...
  3. Snakes
    Hi, I will be inheriting an Amazon Tree Boa and have a few questions on heating it's cage. It came with a black ceramic heating element and I was told to run it all day? It's in a 3x2x2' tank and the ceramic heater is placed above a perch. - Do I run the heating element all day or do I cycle...
  4. Snakes
    Hi All, I am looking to put together a list of things required for the heating system for a corn snake. So, if I got: White Python Ultra Slim Ceramic Heater 150w White Python Ceramic Lamp Holder & Cable ProRep Heater Guard Standard Round HabiStat Dimming Thermostat 600w - White Zoo Med...
  5. Lizards
    i am gearing up to get some mourning geckos soon and i am trying to figure the heating out. i have the viv set up, a 45x45x60cm exo-terra, and made a lighting hood which holds a uvb bulb and an incandescent bulb. so far this is working well as its providing a warmer area without heating the...
  6. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi all i am new to this forum and have just ordered a new 5ft (W) x 2.5ft (H) x 2ft (D) Plastic tank from ViperVivs for my 8 year old Brazilian rainbow boa. I have used a reptile radiator in the past but since one died on me leaving me no way to go to a local store and purchase a heat source...
  7. Snakes
    Good Afternoon, We have currently got a 6 month old Royal in a Monkfield Viv, But i have bought a Vivexotic Viv (L)86x(D)37.5x(H)42 My question is, What size CHE would people recommend for that size, iv looked on goole but am struggling to find any information on it
  8. Equipment & Supplies
    So i have it on a dimming thermostat, had the probe around 8 inches away pinned to back wall. set it to 26C so why when i take surface temp readings under the bulb is it 40C?! Am i supposed to have the probe directly under the bulb? the snakes just gonna move it. its a 3ftx 15inchx 15 inch...
  9. Newbie Advice
    Please help if you would consider yourself an expert Okay, so I’m in need of some serious help taking care of my leopard gecko. I’m so confused about the lighting and heating aspect. My brain just does not work this way. I’ve pretty much read the entirety of the internet and still have...
  10. Lizards
    Please help if you would consider yourself an expert Okay, so I’m in need of some serious help taking care of my leopard gecko. I’m so confused about the lighting and heating aspect. My brain just does not work this way. I’ve pretty much read the entirety of the internet and still have...
  11. Snakes
    so this is my first summer with a snake and i have read up on what i can find. its a 14 month old normal corn snake in a 4x2x2 wooden viv, with overhead ceramic heating and T8 UV, plenty of vents high and low and about 2" aspen bedding. the room is bright but she is not in direct sunlight. i...
  12. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi, im using the AC-112 thermostat off amazon and ive set it to 34c but it keeps going to 39 and wont go down. Im almost certain im just doing something wrong but idk what. If someone has used this before and can offer any help it would be much appreciated. Ty.
  13. Feeder
    Hi all, I've set up a dubia colony with a 17x11in heat mat on the side going full power 24/7 but the tub isn't gettting hotter than about 23-24c. Any advice? Does anyone else struggle? It's downstairs in the coldest room in the house but I don't really have room anywhere else Cheers
  14. Snakes
    So I bought this heating setup and it works fine but the thing I forgot was a reflector. I'm a little confused about reflectors and not sure what would work with this setup. Would I be able to get a reflector that fits inside the guard that I have? Or are reflectors also a guard and mount and...
  15. Snakes
    You might remember me, I posted a few days ago about my boa who suddenly seemed much more aggressive. The reason I haven't been replying to messages since is because I had a terrible incident - I did a bit of testing to see what could be causing it, and it turned out my heating system had become...
  16. Snakes
    Hi There! I'm new to this forum and I hope I'm posting this in the right place but I need advice on making heat tiles? I'm looking at getting a snake and want to build the enclosure myself just to add a personal touch but I'm lost on how to heat it up :S I have looked at a few videos on...
  17. Equipment Classifieds
    Looking for a 33l or bigger snake rack. Rubs, mats aren't important but preferred. Cumbria area please.
  18. Lizards
    Hello everybody! Just over a month ago now I began researching lizard keeping, specifically bearded dragons, and despite searching and searching, I've found it really hard to answer the number one thing I need to be sure of before even getting the setup. This is likely a stupid question, but...
  19. Snakes
    Winter will be coming in NYC in about 2 months. Here, the temperature can go below freeing. My apartment has great ventilation- we have plenty of windows. However, even when the windows are closed closed, this doesn't really let us trap too much heat. We don't really have a consistent central...
  20. Lizards
    Hi, so let me explain ive just got my first bearded dragon yesterday. she is limp and missing one back leg so i adopted her. Ive allready done my investigation towards how to take care for theese animals but i dont want to screw up. She had been living at the pet store for around a year and...
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