We publish a blog post every week on Thursday. We cover a range of topics related to reptiles, fish, bio-active setups, and plants. Below you will find a wealth of information for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!
Do Tortoises Like to Have Their Shell Scratched? Image courtesy of Albrecht Fietz We like to think of tortoise shells as armor, and they are. But it's not the same as a medieval knight wearing plate mail. Tortoises … read more >
Big. Armored. Destructive. Does that sound like the description of a good pet?It’s more like the description of a kaiju. Yet many people are fanatic about their pet sulcata tortoise.In case you’re not familiar with this anima … read more >
Photo by Magdalena Kula MancheeTortoises make pretty cute pets. I mean, have you watched these guys eat? But they can also get pretty aggressive and territorial, like a lot of animals. In general, however, a pet tortoise shou … read more >
Brumation probably isn’t a word you hear often in association with your exotic pet, or ever really, unless you’re a herp expert. You may not be aware that some reptiles go through a winter sleep. It’s similar to the hibernati … read more >