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  1. Habitat
    Hi guys looking at getting a vivarium stack of 5 viva in order to save space. What is the easiest way to light and heat them as don’t want loads of plugs if I can avoid that as would be easier!!!!
  2. Snakes
    Hi all, I have been setting up a viv that I just bought in preparation for a hognose snake. The heating has me baffled because it's a wooden viv (1m long) which has no lighting or any holes in it. So evidently ill have to drill some holes and sort out some ideas myself. I have ordered a...
  3. Habitat
    I've had my leopard gecko baby for less than a week and ever since getting him, i've been flooded with contradicting advice from every corner. I need actual fax. I have 22 gallon oak vivarium with an Arcadia 7% uvb(with reflector), ceramic heater bulb and basking light bulb. Currently I leave...
  4. Lizards
    I am getting a new Gargoyle but moving the viv to a room which is a little colder and generally sits at around 18 or 19°. I will be getting a hatchling and am proposing to put it in a 12x12x12 exo terra which I currently have set up to let the little guy grow a bit before moving to larger...
  5. Lizards
    Hi!! Please help. It feels like I have been researching about my crestie for the longest time before I actually got him. But I am still concerned about lights. I have a strong/bright UVB and I used this as a source of daytime light for him for the past two days especially when my room light or...
  6. Lizards
    Hello We are using a halogen flood light for our basking spot light for a bearded dragon. The only problem is, we cannot seem to find a dimmer that is obtainable in the United States. Can any keeper here share one that we can use in order to get the correct basking spot temperature? Thanks!
  7. Equipment & Supplies
    Hello, I am going to be buying my first beaded dragon soon and would like if someone could help me with the setup. I have read through the bearded dragon setup guide and its has helped a lot but I still have some questions. I would like if someone could send me a list of the electrical...
  8. Lizards
    Hello, I am going to be buying my first beaded dragon soon and would like if someone could help me with the setup. I have read through the bearded dragon setup guide and its has helped a lot but I still have some questions. I would like if someone could send me a list of the electrical...
  9. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys we have just purchased a spider python and would like advice on the best setup i have a few hundred to spend so if you can advise that would be great at the moment she is just in a plastic tub but i fear there could be problems with humidity and heating etc. We are new to snakes we...
  10. Lizards
    I have a 55 gallon aquarium that I want to put two Giant Day Geckos in but I still have a some questions about a few things. I don't have a cover for the aquarium yet so I was wondering if there were any hoods specifically made for GDG. Something that has the right type of lighting and heating...
  11. Equipment & Supplies
    Hello!! So i've had my leopard gecko for 6 months, and the previous owner i bought her from said she was 4 months. (im not sure if that was true, i'm not sure how i'm supposed to check her age) Anyway, i bought her and her entire viv set up for £70. like, hides, heat mat, light source...
  12. Amphibian Care Sheets
    Hi, I've been wanting White's for a long time and I'm finally down to the process of planning out everything I need to buy and set up etc. This will be my first time having my own private amphibians, so I wanted some extra advice on the set-up; I only partially understand the lighting that I...
  13. Lizards
    I have done plenty of reading and decided I am going to go ahead with the argus my local pet shop has had one in for ages and the poor little guy is in way too small of a viv and never gets handled mainly because I don't think they dare get him out, so as a result he gets very little exercise...
  14. Newbie Advice
    So im getting a bearded dragon in a few months and i'm unsure about the lighting because i don't know how long i keep the uvb lights on for and heat lights on for and which one to turn off at night or keep on.. so if anyone could help that would be wonderful... thanks
  15. Lizards
    Arcadia D3 Basking UV vs Lucky Reptile Bright Sun Desert Hey there, Will become (with my daughter) happy owner of a beautiful bearded dragon from Where Dragons Dwell in December. Have done a ton of research and had a lot of helpful advice - one last decision to make re lighting and interested...
  16. Snakes
    I've just ordered a 3ft terapod viv for my ball python (2 yrs male), I'm currently using a ceramic heat lamp in the old viv...but I think it'll be cooking him in the new set up. Any advice on heat mats, lighting etc?? Thanks fellow snakers....!!: victory:
  17. Lizards
    Hello all, in need of some advice please... I have a chinese water dragon and a corn snake, the corn snake is fine growing well ect... The chinese water dragon "Fin" was growing fast all well and good up until about 4-6 weeks ago where he went from eating 4+crickets and 3 morio worms...
  18. Snakes
    Been keeping snakes for several years in just basic setup with heat mats and the like...and ive decided to fork out several hundred and splash some cash on new vivs and equipment....i was thinking of using halogens with my rat snakes and ceramics with my boas but i was interested to know what...
  19. Lizards
    Hello, yesterday I rescued a beardy from a tank the others were eating each other, there was about fifteen in one tank, no food in there no water there was only a couple of healthy ones out of the fifteen and these were the ones that had been eating the others! It was disgusting other than that...
  20. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi! I am new to these threads, I'm in a little state of confusion here so I thought I'd give a shot over here. I'm planning on getting my own little companion in the next year, so I'm planning in advance to get ready for the possible new comer. So far everything is straight forwards until this...
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