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How to Remove Algae from Fish and Turtle Tanks

Posted by Diedra Black on Aug 14th 2017

Anywhere that’s wet and warm with access to sunlight is a likely home to algae growth. And that means the aquariums you keep fish and aquatic turtles in are prime targets for algae to take up re … read more

Best Ways to Reduce Odor from Indoor Gardens

Posted by Diedra Black on Aug 3rd 2017

Plants can put off a variety of aromas, and some are a bit heavy for the enclosed space of an indoor garden. Not to mention the smells emanating from water reservoirs, grow media, and fertilizers. You … read more

Do Lizards Bite Their Owners for No Reason?

Posted by Diedra Black on Jul 27th 2017

If you’re thinking about getting a pet lizard for you or your child, you may be wondering how safe they are as a pet and whether you should be concerned about bites. The truth is that lizards can bite … read more

6 Indoor Gardening Hacks to Save Time

Posted by Diedra Black on Jul 20th 2017

You only have so much time in the day, and even when you’d prefer to spend all day with your garden, it can’t always be so. But no matter how much time you have, you want the time you do spend growing … read more

Can My Reptile Give Me a Disease?

Posted by Diedra Black on Jul 13th 2017

We’ve already talked about how reptile and amphibian pets can pass salmonella to their handlers, yet this disease can be avoided with proper hygiene. But what about other diseases? Is it possible for … read more

How to Make a Kitchen Countertop Compost Bin

Posted by Diedra Black on Jul 6th 2017

When you cultivate an indoor garden, you’re likely aware of space restrictions. After all, there’s only so much room available in your home for plants. So finding a way to save space on composting … read more

Top 5 Lizards for When You Want to Bond

Posted by Diedra Black on Jun 29th 2017

Lizards and other reptiles are not exactly known for their ability to bond. And some exotic pets get prickly about being handled at all. When it comes down to it, lizards are not the kind of pet you g … read more

Comparing Compost: What Do You Put In?

Posted by Diedra Black on Jun 22nd 2017

Nutrients in hydroponic gardens are often supplemented with compost tea. You can buy a ready-made compost tea at most gardening stores, but another option is to make your own compost. Then you can cre … read more

What to Do When Your Pet Snake Bites You

Posted by Diedra Black on Jun 15th 2017

Snakes are not domesticated. Just because an animal is kept as a pet does not mean it is accustomed to humans. They do not feel loyal to you the way a dog might; it’s simply not in their DNA. And t … read more

What You Need to Know When Building Your Own Hydroponic System

Posted by Diedra Black on Jun 8th 2017

In a previous blog post, we talked about small space hydroponics. And that article gave some ideas for saving space with your hydroponics setups. With this post, we’re going to look at some of the fin … read more