A hub on slugs, their characteristics and facts. Also tells you how to care for your slug if you wish to have one as a pet. Kids will be interested, but care has to be taken to maintain all health precautions for the kids and the slug!
Warning: Every species of centipede contains some sort of venom. The Vietnamese Centipede is notorious for inflicting an extremely painful bite that can result in intense pain, nausea, and more.
This article explains in detail the many fascinating and interesting facts about huge, hairy 'spiders' called tarantulas (theraphosidae). This topic of tarantulas also known as spiders (even though they're not true spiders as explained in The...
Triops australiensis and Triops longicaudatus are commonly sold as pets. Triops are considered living fossils as they existed over 300 million years ago.
A discussion on offering canned whole prey such as insects, fish, and crustaceans for pet keepers. This article discusses the benefits and potential issues of using can-o-worms, crickets, and others.
Hermit crabs are one of the most misunderstood animals int he pet trade. Myths and improper husbandry advice abound, but have no fear: this guide will help you sift through all the false information.
Extra care should be given to a molting hermit crab when the time comes and there are many theories on how best to assist them. Unfortunately, some beginner crab owners don't quite know what to do when the hermit crab molts...
Out of all the crayfish available in the pet market, Cajun Dwarf crayfish (Cambarellus shufeldtii) are the most adorable because of their miniature size. I have kept and successfully bred Cajuns for the last year and a half, and will explain what I...
Land hermit crabs require more care than you might realize or have been told, however, they make wonderful and fascinating pets if you are prepared to give them the care they need to thrive.
Black widow spiders are great pets for the responsible adult looking to have a unique animal be a part of their family. They require very little care and are downright fascinating!
Mealworms are a great source of protein for pets and livestock, and they are great for fishing, but they can be so expensive! Want to raise and breed mealworms yourself? Read on to find out!
While land hermit crabs are not the most difficult pet to own, they do require more care than you may know in order to thrive.
Praying mantids make beautiful and fascinating pets. In their behavior and mannerisms, they remind me something of uncuddly cats - fastidiously clean, curious, and predatory. Unlike cats, you can't really pet them; however, you also don't have to...
The world of phasmids is unique and wonderful, and these fascinating insects are growing in popularity in the pet trade. Learn more about these beautiful bugs and take a look at a few of the most memorable species as you consider a simple phasmid for your next pet!