Reptile Forums banner
quarantine
1-20 of 23 Results
  1. Newbie Advice
    What Should We Do In Basic Reptile Quarantine Procedures & Should You quarantine Any https://youtu.be/81VGRjUFbZA
  2. Lizards
    I know you should quarantine a new reptile (in this case a lizard) and I do understand it is to prevent transmitting parasites, diseases, illnesses, etc. but would like to know what exactly we are quarantining against (besides parasites)? What illnesses and diseases can be transmitted by not...
  3. Snakes
    This photo it is the fourth day where I had the snake in the house. The snake is 4 months old and his head has diameter as one Euro (double from cornsnake). ....4 days before mites they were much smaller. ONLY the QUARANTINE can anticipate the spread...
  4. Snakes
    Out of curiosity, how long would you quarantine for? This has probably been asked so many times on here but thought i'd get up to date answers lol. Also, if you knew someone wasn't or never has quarantined their animals, not by speculation but proof, would you still sell your animals to them...
  5. Snakes
    Hello, just wondering if anyone else quarantines new snakes that they bring into their collections/family? Ive always done it and have them in a separate room for 2 weeks and or 2 feeds? My quarantine vivs are smaller than there permanent homes so when ever i do it i always feel bad :sad: Am...
  6. Snakes
    If there is an existing thread please direct me to it, I did have a search but not much luck! Any who, I currently have a corn snake and I'm hoping to get a dwarf boa very soon, what is the procedure for quarantining a new arrival? Do they need to be in a separate room? timescale? Anything else...
  7. Exotic Mammals
    Hey Everyone, Me and my girlfriend have been doing a little research into keeping foxes as pets, we have some other exotic pets and this is beginning to appeal to us. Obviously this is very early days, and we wouldn't be serious about it for a few years now. But we've had an immediate issue...
  8. Lizards
    Right I bought a Female Tremper albino Giant and have had her in quarantine for 2months now, She started off as a very profilic hunter and would eat anything put in as soon as it hit the ground, she also had issues with me putting my hand into the cage but i've sorted that and she's now quite...
  9. Lizards
    Hi, I currently just have one female crestie, but will plan on getting her female company in a year or two unless something really catches my eye sooner. I've been reading up about quarantining, however I have some questions that I can't seem to find the answers to. why do it? because all of...
  10. Lizards
    I've just seen the most gorgeous female bearded dragon in my local reptile store, no idea of its morph however. Im very tempted to part with the cash and add her to my 2 I have at the moment... decisions decisions!! Shes a good weight and has a great personality. I would be introducing her...
  11. Lizards
    This is a simple and effective way to quarantine your Leopard Gecko. This can also be used for other simular Geckos. You will need the following. Plastic storage box or RUB Large margerine tub for moist hide Kithchen roll Bottle top 2 plastic lids ie peanut butter lid Poly dish or shallow...
  12. Snakes
    I heard that if you buy any new species of snake, (especially boas) that it should be quarantined before being put near to any other animals. Is this true?
  13. Snakes
    If you quarantine your new snakes - how long do you do it for? Would the time vary depending on the circumstances under which you acquired your new snake? Do any of you just plug and play so to speak? I'm also interested to know what constitutes quarantining for you eg. where and how you do...
  14. Fish Keeping
    Currently keeping my eye out for a friend for Pedro our big grumpy fancy goldfish(he's in a 4ft tank looking a bit lonely!) If i were to find him a friend, what is the best way to quarantine a goldfish? i don't have a spare tank... but assume a very large water-tight plastic container would be...
  15. Snakes
    Hey, I was wanting to know how much you need to pay for quarantine from getting a reptile shipped from the USA? I was wanting to know this as i was wanting to buy from boas and balls, as they have some really good deals.
  16. Lizards
    I bought 7 beardies yesterday with set ups, the set ups flat packed and before assembly everything was washed in bleach solution and wiped in white vinegar, and disinfected with reptile disinfectant for good measure. The set ups had vinyl tiles on the bottom as substrate, the floors were all...
  17. Snakes
    How and for how long does everyone quarantine new snakes coming into the house.. I have 3 new corns and a hognose coming in, over the next week (from 3 differnt sources) and limited space. I was planning on inspecting them thoroughly for mites and or any other ailment and placing them in a...
  18. Lizards
    Hello everyone! I keep Royal pythons but my partner really really wants a bearded dragon. We both volunteer with a reptile rescue agency and a dragon has just come up for adoption. He is a male about 3 years old and 18 inches long. He is arriving with a set up viv 4x2x3 The unit is complete...
  19. Lizards
    Hello, I have just found out that I'll be moving to the states in Jan of next year. I have 2 lizards: An Ackie and a CWD So, I'm faced with the decision of having to give them up before I go. However, in all my years handling reptiles, I've never seen a lizard like my ackie. He is the most...
  20. Amphibians
    Just wondered about the one large leaf in the tank, is that ok for 3 frogs? I have a calathea that i could put in if that would be better? I havent got them yet but want everything to be right!
1-20 of 23 Results
Top