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  • 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.

    The Best Pet Monitor Species

    The Best Pet Monitor Species

    by misspeachesx3

  • 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?

    Phelsuma Diet: What Do Geckos Eat?

    Phelsuma Diet: What Do Geckos Eat?

    by aa lite3

  • 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...

    What to Do If Your Leopard Gecko Won't Poop

    What to Do If Your Leopard Gecko Won't Poop

    by Leopard Gecko Gal9

  • 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

    Zebra Tailed Lizard Care Sheet

    Zebra Tailed Lizard Care Sheet

    by Thomas Byers1

  • 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.

    The Long-Tailed Grass Lizard

    The Long-Tailed Grass Lizard

    by Robert Sprackland23

  • 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.

    Different Types of Geckos

    Different Types of Geckos

    by aa lite25

  • 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...

    How to Set up a Leopard Gecko Tank

    How to Set up a Leopard Gecko Tank

    by mayyam261

  • 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.

    The Advantages of Housing Leopard Geckos in Tubs

    The Advantages of Housing Leopard Geckos in Tubs

    by misspeachesx4

  • 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.

    Why the Tegu Is the Best Pet Lizard

    Why the Tegu Is the Best Pet Lizard

    by Dr Mark59

  • 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.

    Bearded Dragon Behavior and Diseases

    Bearded Dragon Behavior and Diseases

    by Jade Hassenplug17

  • 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.

    Metabolic Bone Disease in Bearded Dragons

    Metabolic Bone Disease in Bearded Dragons

    by almurray lm0

  • 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...

    Respiratory Disease in Bearded Dragons

    Respiratory Disease in Bearded Dragons

    by almurray lm0

  • Learn the most common reasons your gecko won’t eat and how you can get them to eat again!

    Help! My Gecko Won’t Eat!

    Help! My Gecko Won’t Eat!

    by Meredith Johnson2

  • 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.

    How to Breed Bearded Dragons for Profit

    How to Breed Bearded Dragons for Profit

    by Anna10

  • 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.

    How to Make a House for Your Pet Lizard

    How to Make a House for Your Pet Lizard

    by Marty Andersen2

  • 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.

    Why Day Geckos Make Excellent Reptile Pets

    Why Day Geckos Make Excellent Reptile Pets

    by aa lite1

  • 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.

    Leopard Gecko Shedding Problems

    Leopard Gecko Shedding Problems

    by Reptile Joe11

  • 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!

    Building a Salamander Vivarium or Terrarium

    Building a Salamander Vivarium or Terrarium

    by Zaton-Taran4

  • 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. ...

    Treating a Leopard Gecko Dropped Tail

    Treating a Leopard Gecko Dropped Tail

    by Whitney242

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