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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi,new to the forum,recently got two map turtles,think turned out to be a false and a mississippi. Setting up a new larger tank for them,have a trigon aquarium and not sure what strength uv flourescents to use,it has two in it. Read 2-5% for aquatics,the tubes are 15" from the top of the water...
  2. Snakes
    hi there - i could use some advise please. i have a young female sunset boa and i have a 100 watt basking lamp on a thermostat. i also have blue LED lighting strips. i have two questions (and im a newbie) - the first is, although the ambient temperature in the warm end is 82 - 85 degrees - the...
  3. Newbie Advice
    Hi all in need of desperate help proud new owner of a baby common boa and she is very aggressive anyone help at all to try tame starting to get my partner into reptiles but her seeing the baby aggressive is putting her off my burmeese python was alot tame when he was a baby but this boa she got...
  4. Newbie Advice
    Hi, Just bought our first bearded dragon, it's about 5-6 months. We got it's set up from a pet shop. It's viv is 4x2x2, 10.0 uvb. Because we have a really cold house they recommended we get a 100w cem, and with it we also got an on/off stat which they told us to put the probe like 7" away from...
  5. Snakes
    (no, im not a troll. Just another person who likes snakes) Hey, I wanted to find out why my snake acts the way he does and how I can help him. I have a snake at home right now who seems very frightened (although, he may be a mole kingsnake; he's so small imo and his behavior 'seems' like a...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I have very recently inherited a tortoise. As I've been reading up on them I am aware that they have different requirements. Unfortunately, I don't know which one I've got! He/she (my son has called it ET) was previously kept on news paper in an unheated viv with no UVB. ET's current...
  7. Newbie Advice
    I've posted this before and did not go down very well. Now that i have the turtles and have changed it completely i hope everyone likes it. *Please Note* The site is still under construction with updates everyday. I am awaiting permission from various company's and charity's to put their logos...
  8. Newbie Advice
    Hey everyone, i am looking at getting my first snake. I am thinking about a cornsnake? any pros and cons that i should know about corns?? Also a list of what would i need to get a complete working set-up? where is the best to get the equipment? ( because some shops are crazy prices :/ ) And...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hello, i'm considering becoming a tortoise owner and have ben doing some research into keeping them and what kind of care i would need to provide. i have a few quesions however i seem to find conflicting advice in places! i'm looking to get either a Horsefield or Hermanns tortoise, probably...
  10. Newbie Advice
    hi all i live in cumbria and we have been thinking of getting a bearded dragon after christmas and are just starting to find out information on them we keep looking at them when weve been to a couple of places where i go to get my marine fish corals etc would like some advice on books worth...
  11. Newbie Advice
    hello all, would like to say that i am glad i have found this site. was directed here by a member of another site i am on. anyway, the mrs has wanted some beardies for a long time now, i have never been a really big fan if i am conpletely honest, BUT i am now converted. we was out on sunday...
  12. Newbie Advice
    hi all i have a couple of questions im hoping i can get informative and reliable answers for me and my son are looking at getting in to lizards and frogs (no snakes my mrs would kill me and feed me to said snake with long tweezers) and i just wanted to know of any nice begginners lizards...
  13. Newbie Advice
    After a fun 5 years and my room being converted to keep him my chameleon died. left with the space i wanted something new with a longer life span, now i have a green baslisk who is growing quick, i have the space to re-house and am curently making a new vivarium for him.he curently has a exotera...
  14. Newbie Advice
    After a fun 5 years and my room being converted to keep him my chameleon died. left with the space i wanted something new with a longer life span, now i have a green baslisk who is growing quick, i have the space to re-house and am curently making a new vivarium for him.he curently has a exotera...
  15. Newbie Advice
    Hello all, I am new to these forums as a friend recommended them to me. I am also (hopefully) going to be the new owner of a crestie this weekend. Being that I am new to it all I was after any advice that anyone can give me, I have read up all over the place and spoke to someone in an aquatics...
  16. Spiders and Inverts
    hey peeps, two questions 1) I'm looking to buy an Emperor Scorpion iv got a vivarium all set up minus a heat source iv heard that a heat mat on the side of my viv is a good way to provide heat for them , i just wanna know if this is ok to do and what sorta heat mat to get 2) my viv is...
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