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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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Corn Snakes: An Active and Easy to Care For Exotic Pet
Corn Snakes: An Active and Easy to Care For Exotic PetIf you’re new to the world of reptile keeping, you might want to take a look at corn snakes for your first pet snake. They are one of the easiest animals to care for and are readily available at most exotic pet shops. Just because they are common doesn’t mean they aren’t fascinating to watch and interact with.What to know about corn snakesThere...Read More
What to Do About Gnats and Fruit Flies in Your Bioactive Terrarium
What to Do About Gnats and Fruit Flies in Your Bioactive TerrariumCreating a bioactive terrarium is about incorporating multiple forms of life in your animal’s habitat. Typically, that means having an enclosure where a reptile or amphibian, live plants, and microfauna live together. Sometimes, however, you get unanticipated life forms in your tank. One of the most common uninvited “guests” is inse...Read More