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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

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

Bioactive for Invertebrates: Is it Really Necessary?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 4th 2021

Bioactive for Invertebrates: Is it Really Necessary?So you’ve probably heard about bioactive setups for reptiles and amphibians, and you know that having a naturalistic environment can provide enrichm … read more

These Isopods are So Cute!

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 22nd 2021

These Isopods are So Cute!Photo courtesy of SerpaDesignIf you keep a bioactive terrarium, then you may be looking for ways to make your setup more interesting. There are lots of options, like adding v … read more

Gardening with Exotic Pets: What to Plant

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Nov 19th 2020

Gardening with Exotic Pets: What to PlantLast week I covered which plants it’s best to keep out of reptile and amphibian enclosures because of toxicity that can lead to health problems in your herp. T … read more

Toxic Plants to Avoid in Bioactive Enclosures

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Nov 12th 2020

Toxic Plants to Avoid in Bioactive EnclosuresOne of the best things about creating a bioactive enclosure is combining herp keeping with a beautiful indoor garden. Both you and your exotic pet get the … read more

Bromeliads Are Great for Frogs

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 29th 2020

Bromeliads Are Great for Frogs Do you enjoy both exotic pet keeping and indoor gardening? You can combine your two interests by keeping frogs and bromeliads. Creating naturalistic habitats that … read more