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  1. Lizards
    Hi All New to the community. I wondered which heat lamp you would recommend for a crestie in an Exo Terra 45 x 45 x 60 vivarium? There seems to be a lot of choice out there and a little confused as to what set-ups and brands are best. Thanks!
  2. Lizards
    I have recently set up a mist king system for my Panther Chameleon in a ReptiBreeze Screen Cage and looking in to the best way to have a drainage system. Due to the amount of water that settles in the cage I was thinking of using a sink plug to drain the water but having hydroballs and a hydro...
  3. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys we have just purchased a spider python and would like advice on the best setup i have a few hundred to spend so if you can advise that would be great at the moment she is just in a plastic tub but i fear there could be problems with humidity and heating etc. We are new to snakes we...
  4. Newbie Advice
    I was starting to get back into reptile keeping after many years, I have an entire set up ready for a gargoyle gecko to move in but just today I was gifted a large tank, 48 long x 13 wide x 21 tall, though I have nothing else ready for it at all and wont for a while I like to be absolutely...
  5. Lizards
    Hello, I am looking for some advice on the setup of a viv for a skink. There are so many things online that say different things so I thought it would be best to ask someone that successfully houses them. My main concern is lighting/heat. If I used a mercury vapor lamp that emits UVA and...
  6. Snakes
    Hi everyone, I'm going to be getting an ABT soon going to be using an exo terra tank. What do you recommend for lighting and heating? Thanks
  7. Amphibians
    Hi all, I have a 4.5 x 2 x 2ft tank which I want to setup, plant up and keep a colony of Dendrobates tinctorius azureus in. I've just ordered a ton of stuff and part of that was 4 bags of exo terra bio drain. Problem is, this is no where near enough for this size tank and I'm thinking it would...
  8. Amphibians
    So since I was 12 I have been thinking about this and feel confident enough now to do try it. I have loved reed frogs since seeing them on life in cold blood and want to get reed frogs but make the setup like a reed bed. I know they will probably be stuck on the glass but still it will look...
  9. Amphibians
    I’m deciding whether I should improve her setup or not. Though not sure how to improve it. thinking of maybe adding some more leaf litter? She used to have a water dish but wouldn’t use it and just kept on nocking it over lol so taken it out. Anyway the humidity in nearly 100% lol. When it was...
  10. Lizards
    This is my Bearded dragons viv. Its about 4 1/2 feet long, 2 feet wide and 2 1/2 high. I'm trying to go for a more natural setup. I have had him for over a year (got him the day after the Jubilee) as a 12cm long hatchling. Been talking to people down under and they say that the natural habitat...
  11. Feeder
    Hi, Here is my Locust setup any advice or feedback welcome.
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all Apologies in advance for the long post... Given the number of recent questions and comments on this forum and as I have a bit of free time at the moment, I was considering setting up a turtle website as there does not seem to be a detailed UK based one (personally I find terrapin-info...
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have just bought a new tank so I will be changing from my little 55 litre tank to an 125 litre tank and was just looking for some advice/hints or tips for doing so, what would I need different and any idea for helping fill the space. I have a musk turtle of almost 6 months old. Here's a...
  14. Lizards
    Hi everyone, I'm interested in a baby CB emerald Moni... I'm expecting to pick up a good one for around £300 - £600, quite happy to pay one of you guys to build me the correct setup 6x4x2? but... I'v never had a lizard before but I have degree education and some funds :no1: I believe if I...
  15. Lizards
    Hi all, I'm getting a bosc on Saturday, and as every care sheet seems to be different, making everything really confusing, I'd though I'd ask on here if evertything I've got set up is ok. (This is for a cb13 hatchling) Viv - 36" repti stax Substrate is Eco earth/vermeticulite mix so he/she can...
  16. Lizards
    Hi All, I was just wondering if anyone could advise me on an exact list for a BTS setup 5x2x2. I have also read about using a 60w Household reflecter spotlight, what stat would be recomended for one of these. Any advise welcomed :)
  17. Snakes
    hi everyone :) i bought a baby 3 month old carolina corn snake 3 weeks ago and he has eaten when i got him but missed a feed and then eaten again the week after which was a releif, my set up is a medium sized vivexotic viv with a couple of fake plants and a few toliet rolls and two hides and a...
  18. Snakes
    Hello boys and girls I'm new to this forum, as I am planning to buy my first ball python. Of course, as a responsible future pet owner, i would like to ask experienced people such as you guys to give me the exact list of items needed in order to create a good looking ball python cage and the...
  19. Newbie Advice
    Hi all, I've had my leo for close to four years and everything has been fine and still is :) she has been living on green astro turf but recently I've seen alot of photos of people who keep their leo's on sand instead of astroturf so I was just wondering if I should do that instead and what...
  20. Newbie Advice
    Hi everyone I am looking for some advice as I am almost ready to purchase my bearded dragon, I have built my 4ft x 2ft vivarium it's got the glass in ready as of yesterday so I am now looking at the heat and light set up. I have trawled across the search engines and the forums and seem to find...
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