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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    HI everyone. I'm going to purchase a Hermanns tortoise on Thursday could you clarify these for me. Is tap water Safe for them to drink? What type of topsoil should I get for the enclosure is this okay? Do I need to keep the tortoise lights on at night?
  2. Lizards
    I am new to chams (though I feel I've done the proper research). I got my first cham in 3 days ago. He is a 2 month old veiled. When I first took him out, he was fine in my hand. Bright green. He got stressed so I immediately put him in his enclosure. Since then, when I am around, he is...
  3. Lizards
    Hi guys, Getting a beardie in a couple of weeks and trying to make sure I get a good setup for him. I've had experience looking after my friends' beardies when I was at university, but I've never set up a viv myself so I'm trying to make sure I'm getting all of this right. I'm getting him (we...
  4. Snakes
    Hi, Apologies for the completely n00b grade of questions but I know zero about snakes and have some questions. We are currently building a display case to hold a reticulated python on a temporary basis. The display case will be positioned outside, enclosed area, no wind. We plan to build it...
  5. Newbie Advice
    Ok i just have a quick question lets say i have an anery boa female and a hypochaos boa male what outcomes could i get and why ? (im going to be having a look at the genetics forum also maybe i can learn a bit more about it all.
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    Introductions
    Long time lurker, never poster! Thought I would finally say hi, I was shocked to see I had never actually posted on here. Im Richard, had a corn for around 15 years and have re homed several in between that period , troublesome to absolute angels. But only ever corns, with my last rehome project...
  7. Newbie Advice
    i have 2 beardies, i have literally had them 5 days. they have both had a quick check up by reptile shop and been told they are really underweight. One of them will not eat much at all. He leaves all his veg and only eats the first hopper/cricket that hes given... He seems really slow and...
  8. Newbie Advice
    so after being interested in reptiles for years i finally decided i wanted to own one. Its only day 2 and i realise reading about animals and keeping them are extreamly different. i feel like i know nothing for sure! Cut a long story short, i heard about 2 dragons who were brother and sister...
  9. Fish Keeping
    really nooby question but I dont keep fish, basically I plant to have a pool in the bottom of one of my lizard tanks, its a fairly large pool and I want the water to stay as clear as possible, I also want to use that pool to feed a water fall about 30cm up do you think this would do the job of...
  10. Introductions
    Hello! New here hoping to learn as well as share with all you wonderful folk out there. Proud owner of: 1x anery corn 1x Snow (More things to come :P) :2thumb::2thumb:
  11. Snakes
    Hey everyone so as stated in the title I am indeed a snake virgin. Iv 10 lizards and believe its time to dabble in a different area of the reptile. My girlfriend has a corn snake so I know rough ideas on how to care for them and I know there are many different species of snake available on the...
  12. Newbie Advice
    :welcome: Hey Guys, Im Michael Im from the west midlands and i keep a young female Boa Constrictor, A male normal Royal and a unsexed Albino Chequered Garter Snake, i used to have a collection of 30+ Tarantulas but gave those up for snake as thats where my heart is, ive basically posted this...
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, basically I want to get a tortoise or two and I've read a couple of guides but would like advice from people who have actually lived in the real world (especially uk) with tortoises for long periods. Bascailly here are my questions: 1) The most common breeds (?) are Hermans and Horsfield...
  14. Newbie Advice
    Im thinking of getting a chameleon and i dont have alot of space so the biggest terrarium i can have is an exo terra 60*45*60 so i wonderif there is a chameleon that i can keppt in that terrarium exept pygmy
  15. Newbie Advice
    Hi guys! I'm Jamie, and I've just inherited 2 lovely bearded dragons. My brother and his fiance had reptiles in the past, so when a friend of theirs bought these little critters in a rather misguided move they soon ended up looking after them once the friend realised how much work they were...
  16. Newbie Advice
    Hey there, i've a couple of young red eared sliders in a 60x30x30 tank and I'm looking to put together a more permanent hood setup. I was hoping someone on here could maybe point me towards a few examples i could take some inspiration from, or the materials I'll need etc...that sort of thing...
  17. Lizards
    Chameleon Noob Hello, I am new to Chameleons but am keen to get one in the near future. I don't want to rush into it as I want to do quite a bit of research first. Alot of websites say Chameleons aren't for amateurs and others say they are absolutely fine, although it tends to be the websites...
  18. Newbie Advice
    Heya, Noob question.....GO! What does WC11, CF11, CB11, etc. mean? Been bugging me for a while lol Cheers, Nat
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