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  1. Snakes
    Interested in who uses moist hides, for which species and what hide/husbandry you carry out on the hide. I have offered moist hides for some spp. BRBs JCP Corn snake BRBs love them, including as a latrine. Carpets don’t seem keen. Jury’s out with the Corns. Today was the first time I ever...
  2. Equipment & Supplies
    I've been using the deep heat projectors for a while and I'm using roof slate under the lamp. I'm wanting to get a proper slate rock like the kind people have in there garden. I'm really struggling to find some. I've been to b&q and all my local garden centres. I've checked ebay etc, and local...
  3. Snakes
    I'm a big fan of the idea of getting a pet that is 'easy' to care for, then taking the care to the next level. I don't want a pet with super complex requirements, I want to give one with simpler requirements the best possible captive life. So, I've been doing loads of research on corn snake...
  4. Snakes
    I have a vivarium going spare already kitted out with lighting, heating and thermostat so Id like to put something else in it, it's a medium viv exotic dimensions are 33 x 14 x 16 so It would have to be a small snake.. I'd be heating with a ceramic, 35C hot spot with cool end around 26C, I was...
  5. Snakes
    Okay, so I’m low-key freaking out because today was the day set for when I’d planned to clean out my snake (yr and a half old ball python) and everything was going okay until when I was shovelling her substrate from her vivarium and I saw these tiny minute creatures crawling around. My first...
  6. Domestic & Exotics Classifieds
    Alright everyone. I am looking for as much information on keeping dwarf caiman please, any help us appreciated. What I want to know is; What is the smallest type available for sale in the UK? How much should I be paying? Where best to purchase the equipment needed to keep these animals? Can...
  7. Lizards
    Hi! I am the proud new owner of a Percival's Legless Lizard, and I have been doing a TON of reading, I have seen recommendations for a 50/50 mix of eco earth and sand, and I'm just wondering if anyone knows whether the sand poses an impaction risk for it? I know in general sand is not...
  8. Snakes
    Yes, it's me again you can tell I've got too much time on my hands. Anyway, does anyone ever use these things when setting up a viv for a new species. Sandakan, Borneo Climate Sandakan, Borneo Temperatures Sandakan, Borneo Weather Averages This is what I'm aiming for, for the Borneo short tail...
  9. Snakes
    Hey, I'm getting a hognose at some point soon but I'm trying to figure out exactly what they need beforehand, so I've got a few questions. a) Is the hot end supposed to be 31-33 degrees Celsius? Every caresheet I read seems to conflict on temperature so I'd like to know for certain from someone...
  10. Lizards
    Hi everyone, I am a veterinary student currently in my final year of study and as part of my degree I am required to carry out a research project. I have chosen to investigate where people are sourcing information when setting up vivariums for Bearded Dragons, or when they wish to change...
  11. Spiders and Inverts
    Hey, I'm plannng on getting my first millipede. I have a couple of questions regarding the husbandry/care of Giant African Millipedes. - What substrate is best? (I'm thinking of using peat/moss) - How often should you change the substrate? - Should you provide veg/fruit daily? Thank you! :)...
  12. Snakes
    My recently acquired albino ball python has just settled into her new tank, but i took her out yesterday and saw she had a little pink spot on the underside of her tail. Its about the size of a quarter and is pink, there is no blistering. Im assuming the culprit is her thermal pad because she...
  13. Lizards
    Hi all. just doing a little research on mangrove monitors and it seems their is a real lack of attention given to what i think seems like a beautiful animal to keep... Im getting my ackies in the next couple of weeks and they have really given me the monitor bug lol. I've always said that one...
  14. Snake Care Sheets
    hi lovely people's. I am in the motions of buying my first royal python soon and just have a question on vivarium size... I've read various care sheets and am spending my 12 hour night shift researching for him. All the care sheets say an adult python should need a 3x2x2 viv. I was given a...
  15. Snakes
    Hey. Dom here, new to the forum. Im hoping to eventually invest in a green tree python and know what I want to do with the viv but have a couple of questions. All help or hello's appreciated number one does anyone have reccomendations of what the best material to use as perches would be? Or a...
  16. Amphibian Care Sheets
    Blue-legged Mantella Basic & Advance Husbandry by Joshua Ralph Scientific name: Mantella expectata. Conservation Status: Endangered. Micro-habitat: Leaf litter / Wet Canyons / Rocks & Crevices / Foliage & Shrubs. Colouration of the legs change...
  17. Amphibian Care Sheets
    Golden Mantella Basic & Advance Husbandry by Joshua Ralph Scientific name: Mantella aurantiaca. Conservation Status: Critically Endangered. Micro-habitat: Leaf litter / Forest floor / Rocks & Crevices / Foliage & Shrubs. Wild Type colourations...
  18. Lizards
    This is the first Leopard Gecko I have ever had so forgive me if I'm just paranoid. She's a Murphy's Patternless and is absolutely beautiful. She was 5 months old when I bought her and that was about 4/5 months ago. When I bought her the store owner said initially that she had some trouble...
  19. Snakes
    Hi Forum, I have a corn snake which I have a suspicion might be getting the starts of a RI infection. I recently moved the 5 year old corn into a rub from a viv as I have a Royal that was too big for the RUB and needed the viv, no space for more vivs so best compromise. I heard what I...
  20. Equipment Classifieds
    Both Vivs were purchased under 5 months ago. 1 has been dismantled since Nov 2013. Both in excellent condition. Selling them as I now use rack systems for my royals. Link to webpage I ordered them from - Vivexotic Repti-Stax Vivarium Large Beech 45 from £80.99 Dimensions are - 1150 x 375 x...
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