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How to Start Your First Living Vivarium

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 16th 2019

How to Start Your First Living Vivarium How to build a Natural Vivarium (From Scratch)! By Reptiliatus We’re getting a lot more interest at the Tye-Dyed Iguana regarding living vivariums, or bi … read more

We're Having Our 3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Event

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 2nd 2019

We're Having Our 3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch EventGot kids? Looking for a fun family event to take them to this month? How about celebrating with some pre-Halloween fun.We are holding our Third Annual Pu … read more

Where to Find Urban Farms in STL

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 26th 2019

Where to Find Urban Farms in STLIn a previous blog post I talked about how aquaculture and hydroponics are bringing fresher food to urban areas. And I discussed how those technologies are providing op … read more

What to Do When Your Picky Tortoise Won't Eat Pellet Food

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 19th 2019

What to Do When Your Picky Tortoise Won't Eat Pellet Food Have you ever had a pet that just wouldn’t eat what you gave it? We had that experience recently at our house. My daughter brought home a … read more

Aquaculture and Hydroponics Bring Fresher Food to Urban Areas

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 12th 2019

Aquaculture and Hydroponics Bring Fresher Food to Urban AreasGetting fresh food year-round has been a challenge of humanity for pretty much as long as humans have existed. But new methods of growing f … read more

Want to Know the Difference Between a Turtle and a Tortoise?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 29th 2019

Want to Know the Difference Between a Turtle and a Tortoise?Photo courtesy of Tracy Angus-HammondWhat the differences are between a turtle and a tortoise is a common question for people to ask exotic … read more

Do Tortoises Like to Have Their Shell Scratched?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 22nd 2019

Do Tortoises Like to Have Their Shell Scratched? Image courtesy of Albrecht Fietz We like to think of tortoise shells as armor, and they are. But it's not the same as a medieval kni … read more

Having a Kid's Birthday Party at The Tye-Dyed Iguana

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 16th 2019

Having a Kid's Birthday Party at The Tye-Dyed IguanaLooking for something different for your kid’s birthday party? How about a party that you can enjoy just as much as they can? At the Tye-Dyed Iguana … read more