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Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Apr 15th 2021

Is Obesity Unhealthy for Snakes?How to tell if your Snake is a Proper Weight by Snake DiscoverySo your snake is looking a little chubby. Is that really a problem? After all, it looks kind of cute with … read more

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 25th 2021

Cutest Exotic Pet Vids Think exotic pets can’t be as cute as dogs or cats? You’d be mistaken. Check out the cutest exotic pet videos I found on YouTube.Sulcata tortoise befriends puppies Sulcat … read more

What to Do If Your Reptile or Amphibian is Overweight

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 18th 2021

What to Do If Your Reptile or Amphibian is OverweightAnimals kept in captivity are more likely to be overweight than their wild counterparts, and that extra weight isn’t always good for their health a … read more

What to Do if You Can't Take Care of Your Exotic Pet

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 25th 2021

What to Do if You Can't Take Care of Your Exotic PetSometimes we think we’re ready for the joint fun and responsibility of taking care of a reptile, amphibian, or other exotic pet. Things happen, thou … 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

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

January Featured Fish: Angelfish

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 14th 2021

January Featured Fish: AngelfishLooking for a first fish or maybe a new fish for an aquarium you already have? Angelfish are a good choice for beginners and up, as well as for community tanks.If you’r … read more

What to Do if Your Aquarium is Infected with Ich

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 7th 2021

What to Do if Your Aquarium is Infected with Ich Last week I wrote about how to know if your fish is infected with ich. In that article, I discussed how ich is quite contagious and can easily aff … read more

What is Ich and What Does It Do to Tropical Fish?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Dec 31st 2020

What is Ich and What Does It Do to Tropical Fish?Photo courtesy of James PickettIch is a disease that can affect tropical fish—even those that you buy from an exotic pet store. This disease is also kn … read more

Do My Reptiles Need Additional Heat in the Winter?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Dec 23rd 2020

Do My Reptiles Need Additional Heat in the Winter?You heat your house or apartment in the winter, so your reptiles should be covered as far as heat goes, right? Maybe.Winter temperatures that are comf … read more