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  1. Lizards
    Hi everyone! I have a new leopard gecko which for the last 24 hours has just stayed in the cool side of the tank hid away. Anyone have any tips on how I can help him settle? My first time and worried I will miss something.
  2. Lizards
    Hi im wishing to get a bearded dragon for the first time and hoping if someone can give me some advise on the tank size, food, live food size and can i bulk buy crickets and keep them for a while please help on what do i need to build it as well thank.
  3. Snakes
    Morning all, newbie to the forum and also to Snakes! I'm keeping my baby corn in the Exo Terra Large Flat Faunarium (this was recommended by my reptile shop), with a Pro Rep 7W heatmat and a Micro Climate 100 stat. I'm using Lignocel for bedding (no deeper than 1cm) and I've given Snakey the...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi everyone, I am really posting on behalf of another housemate-I live in a care facility. As much as I love reptiles I am not allowed anymore pets, i have a 400 litre tank with tropical fish,two cats (one with high special needs),an outdoor feral cat I house and look after- he is actually...
  5. Amphibians
    hello, So, I have had my new pet fire salamander Salazar 'the salamander' Slytherin for a couple of weeks. During this time he had only eaten one mealworm and two crickets, i know they only eat every 3 - 4 days but it has been He also spends all of his time under the water bowl and multiple...
  6. Amphibians
    Hi all, Just wanted to introduce myself... Currently have a leopard gecko but I've decided I want to let him go after many years in favour of a dart frog terrarium. I've had the Leo for years but I really want to have something more active during the day and when i'm around. I can't give him...
  7. Snakes
    Hey guys, new member on here! so I picked up my fist snake about a week back after adopting it from the SSPCA(3-4 year old anerythristic corn). i have it set up with a heat mat on a 3rd of the viv set to 30c through a thermostat, the rest of the viv is just room temp which Right now is about...
  8. Amphibians
    Hello people! I am new to this forum and to the hobbie. I have a Red Eyed Tree Frog very small that I got from a good breeder. When I moved him to his tank for quarantine he didn't eat for 4 days. Tonight I saw him going for the crickets and half of it is gone (at least I can't find them after...
  9. Lizards
    Okay, So I picked up my beardie about 5 days ago. I specifically went to a reptile shop, not just a regular pet store as i'd heard so many bad things about them. My beardie is approx 10 weeks old, living in a 4x2x2 foot tank. The chap in the store set up all the lighting for me, so I don't...
  10. Lizards
    Hi I am new to owning a leopard gecko so please excuse me if my questions seem dumb or silly, I just want to be sure I am doing the best I can for him! I have done quite a bit of research these past few months, never having owned a reptile before, and after weighing all my options, I ended up...
  11. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys, I'm getting slightly worried over my new crestie (first time owner) and wondered if anyone could offer any advice or help. Spock is a 5 year old male crested gecko who has previously suffered with MBD and has FTS. The week before I brought Spock home he was very lethargic, unable...
  12. Lizards
    Hi, we are getting our new beardie on monday, at the moment i am unaware of what she eats, fruit and veg wise, so i just want to make myself aware of what fruits and vegs are suitable on a daily basis, also i have read up that calcium powder and nutrobal are the best supliments, is this the...
  13. Snakes
    Hi guys so I have made a viv for my carpet python and before I put her in I forgot to stick on the track to go down the side of the doors. :banghead: Is there anything I can use to stick it on without removing her for a day or 2? I used no nails to stick the bottom and top track on but it had a...
  14. Snakes
    I know that equipment may differ between different breeds on snake but as a whole what is all the equipment I will need for my corn snake when it's ready for a viv and also what heats will it need to be ?
  15. Newbie Advice
    Hi I've recently become the owner of a 5 month old hypo corn snake , I've set her viv up correctly with a heat mat and thermostat and the temperatures are all ok. I have a few questions that I'm looking to be answered . On the side that her water bowl is on there is a bit of condensation on...
  16. Habitat
    Hey there i recently set up a leopard gecko vivarium using my old corner fish tank. i have a UTH heater with thermostat but the temps are still low at 22.C in the hot end. I have just ordered a red heating bulb with thermostat also as its winter and quite cold. i was wondering if i could have...
  17. Amphibians
    hi i had what i believe to be two female dendrobates azureus. one has always been skinnier than the other but in the last few days she started refusing food so i isolated her as i thought maybe she was being bullied by the other one but she still didnt feed. the second day of isolation she...
  18. 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...
  19. Newbie Advice
    Heyy. Im considering the eventual purchase or a green tree python (once ive learned all I can snd can leave nothing to chance). I have a brief idea of how I want the tank and where I will purchase most of its aspects. My question is does anyone have reccomendations of good perches I could use...
  20. Newbie Advice
    Hi all. I bought a Thayers king snake two days ago but i'm looking for some advice on an issue that I'm not sure about. So basically, since I housed her I haven't handled her. I tried to pick her out of the RUB (From posts I've seen I think that's what her enclosure is called?) yesterday and...
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