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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

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

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

Troubleshooting Your Beardie's Diet

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 22nd 2018

Finicky bearded dragons can be a problem for exotic pet owners. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be an issue once you understand the usual reasons why your lizard is not eating properly. That’s what … read more

How to Raise Mealworms Without Grossing Out House Guests

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Mar 8th 2018

Let’s start with the basics. Why would you want to raise mealworms? Well, if you own exotic pets, creepy crawlies like mealworms become pretty commonplace sights in your home.Most lizard owners simply … read more

What to Do If Your Pet Tarantula Bites

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 22nd 2018

Oh no! Your tarantula bit you. What should you do? The first thing to do is calm down and realize that you’re not going to die...most likely. The truth is that for the majority of people, a tarantu … read more

Tarantula 101: What to Know Before Buying a Spider

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 8th 2018

If you think that tarantulas are difficult pets, then you may be surprised to learn that many varieties are actually quite docile and easy to care for. In fact, even self-proclaimed a … read more

7 Best Reptiles and Amphibians for Apartments

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jan 26th 2018

Would you like to get an exotic pet but don’t have the space for a large terrarium? Then you’ll be happy to know that many reptiles and amphibians require little space, and some don’t even need lighti … read more