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The Tye-Dyed Iguana is owned and operated by Matt and Stephanie Smallheer. The concept was unknowingly kick-started in 2002 with the purchase of their iguana, Zeus. Zeus quickly became the center of attention and prompted their advance in the reptile industry. A fire was started in their minds and reptiles became a major point of interest.
As the duo dove into the exotic world of reptiles, they began rapidly expanding their knowledge base. A fascination developed in these wonderful animals, and they wanted to find a way to share this with the public.
In November of 2005, the pair opted to go public with their hobby. But this wasn't going to be just a regular reptile store; there was going to more to it. The world needed to understand these species that co-exist with humans. They needed to understand the lack of care and abuse that many reptiles receive daily. The community needed an establishment that not only retails reptiles to the public, but that offers an invaluable education. And then... The Tye-Dyed Iguana was born.
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Bioactive vs Minimalist Reptile Enclosures
Bioactive vs Minimalist Reptile EnclosuresBioactive enclosures for reptiles and amphibians are super popular right now, and a lot of herp keepers are saying they’re what’s best for the animals. But does it really make a difference?Maybe you don’t feel like taking care of plants or detritivores alongside your exotic pet. Does that make you a bad pet keeper?Let’s take a look at bioactive versus mini...Read More
Can You Grow Strawberries Indoors?
Can You Grow Strawberries Indoors?Photo courtesy of Jorge LujanEver wondered if you can grow strawberries indoors? Turns out, the answer is yes! In fact, despite what you may have heard, it's actually fairly easy to grow strawberries inside your home. They’re a hardy plant that grows a lot of runners (depending on the species) that can be cut and planted for new plants.Here’s what you need to know...Read More