Reptiles & Amphibians
13 Vegetarian Pet Lizards That Don't Need Insects or Meat
This is a list of the vegan, vegetarian, and mostly plant-eating lizards that can be kept as pets.
Ball Pythons in the Wild: Habitat, Diet, and Behavior
Here's the natural history of the ball python in the wild, which is a popular pet snake.
Eye Problems in Leopard Geckos: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
If your leopard gecko's eyes are closed, have discharge, or have other issues, here are some things that could be wrong and that should be addressed immediately.
Basic Diet and Nutrition for Adult Bearded Dragons
Here's a simple guide laying out a proper diet for an adult bearded dragon to ensure optimal health.
A Guide to Caring for Greek Tortoises: Diet and Care
Here are some tips on what to feed and how to care for your pet Greek Tortoise.
Substrates and Safe-to-Use Plants for Tortoise Enclosures
Choosing the best substrate that is easy to maintain, good for your tortoise, and reasonably priced can be tough. Let's go through your options.
How to Build the Best Enclosure for Your Greek Tortoise
Understand the best kind of habitat and materials you need to create an environment for your Greek tortoise. Here's what you need to build a enclosure your tortoise will thrive in.
10 Funny Bee-Related Words You Never Knew—How to Talk Like a Beekeeper
There's a quirky side to your neighborhood beekeeper. They have a strange vocabulary.
Beekeeping Beginner's Guide: How to Set Up a Beehive
Learn how to set up a beehive and what equipment you will need. This article will tell you how to get started beekeeping from start to finish.
10 Methods to Get Ball Pythons to Eat Frozen-Thawed, Dead Prey
How to get your picky ball python to eat frozen rodents. Learn common and uncommon tricks for getting your snake interested in food and discover reasons why your python might not be hungry.
250+ Funny, Cool, Cute, and Badass Pet Snake Names
Do you love snakes? Are you looking for the perfect name for your new companion? Choose from 250+ funny, silly, ironic, or obscure pet snake names. There are badass names on this list, too. Happy searching!
8 Small, Easy-to-Care-for Pet Snakes for Beginners
These pet snakes are great for those new to snake care and prefer snakes that are small in size.
The 3 Different Types of Bee Apiaries Explained: Langstroth's, Warre, and Top Bar
Whether you're just getting started with beekeeping or you're ready to try a new hive style, here's the lowdown on Langstroth's, Warre, and Top Bar hives from an experienced homesteader.
Triops as Pets: How to Raise, Feed, Breed, Care for, and More
Triops australiensis and Triops longicaudatus are commonly sold as pets. Learn how to raise them as pets, including diet, habitat, and breeding.
Red-Eared Slider Turtle Care: Tank Setup, Feeding, and Upkeep
Everything you need to know about the red-eared slider turtle's diet, tank setup, and general maintenance requirements.
Bioactive Enclosure Setup for Reptiles and Amphibians
Bioactive enclosures are increasing in popularity among the reptile and amphibian-keeping communities. These setups include live plants and invertebrates that purify and clean enclosures.
Why Does My Leopard Tortoise Have a Bubbly, Wet Nose?
Many owners become concerned when they notice bubbles or liquid seeping from their pet's nose. A healthy tortoise should have clear and dry nostrils, but not every snotty case is a cause for panic.