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Looking for a New Gardening Hobby? Try Aquascaping

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jun 22nd 2018

Feel like you have no time for gardening? That’s understandable. If you’re like most people, your schedule limits the amount of time you have for hobbies. Fortunately, there’s a solution i … read more

Why Having an Exotic Pet is Good for Kids

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jun 14th 2018

Photo courtesy of Jamie Johannsen Think exotic pets and kids don’t mix? Think again. You may be surprised to know that many amphibians and reptiles actually make great family pets. It’s not y … read more

3 Tips for Hard-to-Grow Plants

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jun 7th 2018

Have you noticed that some plants are just harder to grow than others? Maybe you consider yourself a decent indoor gardener, and you’ve kept dozens or even hundreds of plants alive. But most … read more

What Do I Need to Take Home My Scorpion?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 31st 2018

Ready to take home a new scorpion pet? Don’t be too nervous. Scorpions are fairly easy to care for. The first thing to know before ever buying a scorpion, though, is that they are not pets to be … read more

Does My Hydroponic Setup Need an Air Pump?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 24th 2018

Are you a hydroponics beginner? If so, then this article is for you. When you’re starting out with hydroponic growing, it can be confusing knowing what to do. You may already understand th … read more

Are Night Lights for Invertebrates Really a Thing?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 17th 2018

Scorpions “are usually quite maligned and persecuted against” because of their creepy appearance, according to Professor Bryan Fry of University of Queensland. But if you own or are thinking about … read more

Why Do I Need Air Stones for Hydroponics?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 10th 2018

Did you know that you can drown your plants? It’s true. And it’s not the same as just overwatering a potted plant. When you overwater a plant, you risk issues like mold and root rot. When you dr … read more

What Lizard Owners Need to Know about Metabolic Bone Disease

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 3rd 2018

Photo courtsey of Mike AixklusivPicture this. You’ve had your pet lizard for a while and everything seems fine. You notice that its legs look a little funny, but you figure it’s nothing to worry … read more

Keep Your Uromastyx Safe with the Right Substrate

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 25th 2018

Sometimes our exotic pets make poor decisions. It’s understandable; we don’t always make the best choices for ourselves either. Fortunately, it’s often easier to control your lizard’s environment than … read more