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Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 15th 2021

Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?How to tell if your Snake is a Proper Weight by Snake DiscoverySo your snake is looking a little chubby. Is that really a problem? After all, it looks kind of cute with … read more

April Featured Fish: Goldfish

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 8th 2021

April Featured Fish: GoldfishThis month, let’s talk about goldfish. They’re an iconic pet fish. Many people have brought home a goldfish at some point in their lives, and there’s a good reason. These … read more

​Are My Fish Happy?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 2nd 2021

Are My Fish Happy?Fish can be harder to read than a pet like, say, a dog. Dogs run up to you and wag their tails when they’re happy. They respond to people in ways we tend to understand. Fish, however … read more

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 25th 2021

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids Think exotic pets can’t be as cute as dogs or cats? You’d be mistaken. Check out the cutest exotic pet videos I found on YouTube.Sulcata tortoise befriends puppies Sulcat … read more

What to Do If Your Reptile or Amphibian is Overweight

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 18th 2021

What to Do If Your Reptile or Amphibian is OverweightAnimals kept in captivity are more likely to be overweight than their wild counterparts, and that extra weight isn’t always good for their health a … read more

March Featured Fish: Cory Catfish

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 11th 2021

March Featured Fish: Cory CatfishPhoto courtesy of Daniel McDermottThis month’s featured fish is the cory catfish, also known as corydora or just the cory. Cory catfish is a genus that includes over o … read more

What Are Tarantula Book Lungs?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 8th 2021

What Are Tarantula Book Lungs?In a previous article, I talked about bioactive setups for invertebrates. You can find that article here. One of the reasons bioactive terrariums are beneficial for arach … read more

What to Do if You Can't Take Care of Your Exotic Pet

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 25th 2021

What to Do if You Can't Take Care of Your Exotic PetSometimes we think we’re ready for the joint fun and responsibility of taking care of a reptile, amphibian, or other exotic pet. Things happen, thou … read more

How to Make a Cheap Bioactive Setup

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 18th 2021

How to Make a Cheap Bioactive Setup Photo courtesy of SerpaDesign One of the most common reasons that reptile and amphibian keepers give for not creating a bioactive setup for their exotic pe … read more

February Featured Fish: Cichlids

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 11th 2021

February Featured Fish: CichlidsPhoto courtesy of Cichlid BrosThis month’s featured fish is not just one species; it’s actually a family of fish. Cichlids are very commonly kept aquarium fish, and the … read more