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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

Do I Need to Clean My Hydroponics Reservoir?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 12th 2018

Growing a hydroponic garden is a lot like keeping your body healthy. It needs water and nutrients. And there are both good bacteria (that you want to get in) and bad bacteria (that you want to keep ou … read more

Ball Pythons Aren't Just for Beginners...Here's Why

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 5th 2018

Most people think of ball pythons as the beginner snake. They’re the exotic pet you buy when you’ve never owned a reptile before. It makes sense. Ball pythons are docile and easy to care for. If you t … read more