Here is a list of 6 of the best monitor species that are suitable as pets. Complete with links to care sheets for more information.
Phelsuma day geckos are omnivorous. In the wild, they eat insects, but also lick the sweet nectar of flowers. How can you reproduce this in captivity?
Help! It's been 5 days since my last poop! Don't worry if your leopard gecko hasn't 'been to the toilet' for a couple of days and everything else seems to be ok. This is quite normal. But if it's been 5 days or more, you will probably start to get...
The Zebra Tailed Lizards are native to the southwestern United States and to Northwestern Mexico. I love to watch these lizards run. And they really are a beautiful lizard. I see this lizard quite often in the pet trade and unfortunately I see this lizard in very small aquariums and enclosures. The smallest enclosure you should keep this lizard in is a 55 gallon aquarium with a wire top with safety latches to keep the lizard in the enclosure. In the wild these lizards are known as the fastest li
This species is a lizard equivalent of a community tank choice, because they can be housed with other non-aggressive species with a similar head + body length.
There are several types of geckos that are commonly kept as pets. These include the very popular leopard geckos, the funny looking crested gecko, brilliantly coloured day geckos and the stunning electric blue gecko.
This article explains the main differences between African fat-tails and leopard geckos. I also break down information about how to care for them, their temperaments, and their physical differences.
Leopard Geckos make great pets for both the experienced and the inexperienced herp pet owners. If you're reading this you are probably about to purchase a leopard gecko or have already purchased one. You may even be an experienced reptile owner...
There are many ways to house your Leopard Gecko. This article explains how to use tubs properly and offers advice on basic husbandry and care requirements to keep your gecko happy.
Intelligent, affectionate, easy to care for, and with a long lifespan, what more could you want? The Tegu is the lizard you are looking for.
How to tackle common parental objections to keeping pet lizards such as we don't want crickets living in the house and who will look after it when we go on holiday.
Leopard Geckos have been fed mealworms for many years. Though crickets are a common staple, are mealworms acceptable as a exclusive food source?
Learn more about normal and abnormal dragon behavior and the most common diseases, symptoms, and how to prevent them and treat them. This covers MBD, mouth rot, parasites, and more.
Metabolic Bone Disease is an extremely common illness that affects captive bearded dragons. MBD is actually made up of a group of disorders brought about by nutritional deficiency. Read on to learn how to manage and plan for this disease.
Bearded dragons are hardy reptiles with a reputation for being a greater starter pet for new reptile owners. However they do have specific environmental requirements which if not provided correctly can result in disease. Respiratory disease as its...
Bearded dragons make amazing pets for adults and children, and breeding them is relatively easy if you get a few key points correct, such as temperature and lighting.
Discusses the questions: Is it feasible to use lizards for bug/pest control? Are people doing it by choice, or by circumstance?
Different types of lizards have different living environment requirements. Before you get your pet lizard, it is important that you make a proper home for him first.
Learn about how leopard geckos shed, possible shedding problems and tail loss in order to raise a healthy leopard gecko.
Day geckos are brilliantly-colored, small-to-medium sized lizards that make excellent pets. They can be kept in small apartments, and don't mind being left alone for most of the day.
Leopard Geckos are extremely popular reptiles to keep as pets; however, these geckos are a bit notorious for losing toes due to shedding problems. In this article, I will show you how to properly deal with your gecko's shedding problems.
Building a salamander vivarium can be a rewarding experience. Similar to aquariums, terrariums and aquascaping, it enables you to engage in something akin to world-building. The home you provide for your salamander or other reptile can serve as an artistic outlet, which is why you should take the time to do it right - and have fun!
In my 5 years of working with leopard geckos, I have never had a leopard gecko drop its tail, until this year. While changing my leopard gecko hatchlings from my old rack to my new one, one of my tangerine leopard gecko hatchlings dropped her tail. ...