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.
This article discusses the benefits and drawbacks of offering canned whole prey such as insects, fish, and crustaceans to pets that typically consume live prey. Canned worms, crickets, and other prey are discussed.
Come explore what a beekeeper does when spring arrives. Learn how the beekeeper sets the foundation for a fruitful harvest and prepares the bees for the rest of the year.
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.
Out of all the crayfish available in the pet market, Cajun Dwarf crayfish are the most adorable because of their miniature size. I have kept and successfully bred Cajuns for the last year and a half, and I'll explain how to care for them in this article.
Hermit crabs are one of the most misunderstood animals in the pet trade. Myths and improper husbandry advice abound, but have no fear: this guide will help you sift through all the false information.
Silkworms have been domesticated for a long time. They are easy to care for, and the phases of their life are intriguing to watch. This article should provide enough information to decide if silkworms will make a suitable pet for you or your child.
This article contains an overview of the care requirements of Vietnamese Centipedes, including enclosure specifications, feeding requirements, and temperature considerations.
There's more to hermit crabs than just giving them a cage and a sponge. This article will go over the basics of providing your hermit crab with a happy home that meets their needs.
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. Read on for specific care requirements including housing, feeding, moisture, and more.
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!
Triops australiensis and Triops longicaudatus are commonly sold as pets. Triops are considered living fossils as they existed over 300 million years ago.
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...