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!
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.
One of the newest fads in pet ownership is giant fuzzy arachnids. Here is a guide to help you choose and care for your tarantula.
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.
Which type of substrate should you choose for your land hermit crabs? When setting up your crabitat, it is important to select the right kind and amount of substrate for your tank.
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.
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!
This article contains an overview of the care requirements of Vietnamese Centipedes, including enclosure specifications, feeding requirements, and temperature considerations.
Have you ever wondered what worms eat? Or how you can keep a pet worm? This article answers all your questions!
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.
Silkworms are a great staple feeder for your reptile. They are packed with nutrients. They have no smell, can't jump or run away, cannot bite, and are slow-moving.
Praying mantids make beautiful and fascinating pets. In their behavior and mannerisms, they are like uncuddly cats—fastidiously clean, curious, and predatory. Unlike cats, you can't really pet them—here's how to care for a mantis pet.
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 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...
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.
Discoid roaches are a great staple feeder for larger reptiles. Geckos and other smaller reptile species can still be fed discoid roaches, as long as they are size-appropriate.
Unfortunately, when your pet scorpion wants dinner, you just can't pop down to the corner shop and pick up a bag of Scorpion Chow. Here is a list of things they like to eat and instructions for how to feed them.
This guide will help you choose the best shells for your hermit crabs. Shells that are too small or too large are uncomfortable for hermit crabs, so it is important to provide them with a variety of shells. Painted shells are dangerous to your crabs' health.
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.
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.