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  1. Snakes
    So I am almost a month into owning my first snake and just realised, I'm not sure how often I should do a thorough clean of the enclosure... I know I have to do it at some point but how often do you all do a deep clean? (I spot clean daily of course) In my head a deep clean would be replacing...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi there! I've had my tortoise for a few months now and I feel like the current substrate I'm using is a bit of hassle as I need to clean my tortoises water very very regularly and it seems to be creating a bit of a smell. It's quite a sandy substrate (of course, it's not sand) which also...
  3. Aquatics Classifieds
    Aquarium Maintenance Service I'm offering maintenance services which can be as little or as much as you need. Maintenance can be as frequent as weekly, or a monthly deep clean for your home aquarium. Making keeping fish easier for yourself. Services include: - Water changing - Gravel cleaning...
  4. Snakes
    Always wanted one and wondered what exactly are the needs and temps and humidity that they need to live and prosper.They are amazing snakes and with the experience i have had at my young age. I'm also sure that i could cater to there every need and this might give me a head start into owning...
  5. Planted Vivariums
    Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but im sure someone will know the answer! i live in southampton, and as such we have quite hard water, which leaves horrible marks on my crested gecko's lovely viv's. Does anyone know how to get rid of these water marks that wont kill the...
  6. Lizards
    my pictus gecko is on wood mulch substrate, in a 30cm2 tank. he has to heat mats on the outside of the tank, covering around a third of the vertical sides. the temp inside is a good 28 degrees celsius. i was just wondering if it would be better to put a heat mat underneath the tank on the out...
  7. Fish Keeping
    ok, im doing a job on a custom tank. Filter broken, light broken, thing is black and green... Currently holding 5 fancy goldfish. Its 150cm long, 75cm wide and around 20cm deep. Bout 230 ltrs. Now for the hard part....... As its so shallow there isnt enough room for a new pump to be stood...
  8. Lizards
    Heloooo all! Well I'm recently read up on horsefield tortoises and made a big... heavy decision that horsefield tortoises wont be for me because of enclosure (outside) and requirements. I'd rather not hurt the poor babies!! So I'm deciding to keep a leopard gecko (well in the future I am)...
  9. Fish Keeping
    Ok - someone please explain what a sump is for, the beneifts, not so good beneftits, maintenances of etc - dummies version to begin with please :) Em xxx
  10. Aquatics Classifieds
    Hi we are Aquatic and Reptile Solutions, we are pleased to offer our services for the MAINTENANCE, SET-UP, CONVERSION from/to COLD-TROPICAL-MARINE OF Aquariums, collection and delivery of Aquatic and Reptile equipment, please visit our website www.aquaticandreptilesolutions.co.uk. We are based...
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