Pet Reptiles


Where can you find BHB Reptiles September 11

BHB Reptiles produces and sells captive bred snakes and lizards. Some of the species it works with include ball pythons, boas, carpet pythons, kingsnakes, rat snakes, bearded dragons and leopard geckos. The company offers many animals for entry-level

How long do pet turtles live July 29

How long do pet turtles live
Credit:Blend Images - Jose Luis Pelaez IncBrand X PicturesGetty ImagesThe BBC explains that a rare giant Seychelles tortoise, named Jonathan, is likely the oldest living land animal. His kee ...

Why is my bearded dragon not eating July 29

Why is my bearded dragon not eating
Credit:Vaughan LeiberumCC-BY-2.0According to TheBeardedDragon.org, one main reason why a dragon stops eating is because it is in hibernation. Each dragon responds differently during hibernat ...

How do you care for a Marbled Gecko July 28

How do you care for a Marbled Gecko
Credit:GARY LEWISPhotolibraryGetty ImagesMarbled geckos should not be fed insects caught outside, which may have diseases or may be contaminated with pesticides. They should be provided with ...

How can I set up a turtle tank July 28

How can I set up a turtle tank
Credit:Scholastic Studio 10TaxiGetty ImagesTo set up a turtle tank: Choose a location where the tank will not be easily bumped. Thoroughly wash the tank before adding the water and decoratio ...

How do you make a chameleon cage July 28

In order to build a chameleon cage:Gather the required materialsHardware cloth, zip ties, silicone caulking and caulking gun, two 17-inch plastic plant water saucers, plants, sticks and bungee cords are required to build the cage. The diameter of the

Do chameleons bite July 28

Do chameleons bite
Credit:Paul SoudersThe Image BankGetty ImagesOnce relatively rare, chameleons are growing in popularity as pets. Amphibian Care cautions that these colorful lizards are not typically very to ...

Why do iguanas bob their heads July 28

Why do iguanas bob their heads
Credit:Sandra LeidholdtMomentGetty ImagesMelissa Kaplan, author of "Iguanas for Dummies," explains certain characteristics of iguanas that may influence them to bob. For example, m ...

What type of behavior does a bearded dragon display July 28

What type of behavior does a bearded dragon display
Credit:katharine e. wrightMoment OpenGetty ImagesBearded dragons exhibit a variety of social behaviors. Dominant animals tend to select the highest perch in the cage. When they notice subord ...

Does a fire belly newt make a good pet July 28

Does a fire belly newt make a good pet
Credit:Dennis van ZuijlekomCC-BY-2.0A 20-gallon tank is adequate to house three to four fire belly newts. Although these amphibians are aquatic, they need a space such as a floating piece of ...

What are some food items on a bearded dragon diet list July 28

What are some food items on a bearded dragon diet list
Credit:Daniel RamirezCC-BY-2.0Crickets fed to bearded dragons should be gut-loaded. This means they are fed nutritious food, which is then absorbed by the lizard when it eats the crickets. T ...

What do pet snakes eat July 28

What do pet snakes eat
Credit:Vladan MilisavljevicE+Getty ImagesThe majority of pet snakes feed on small mammals such as hamsters, mice, rats and gerbils. Large snakes may also eat rabbits whole. According to Abou ...

What do pet turtles eat July 28

To add meat sources to a pet turtle's diet, provide mealworms, crickets or small goldfish to its tank. Live feed is appropriate, but freeze-dried crickets and mealworms can be used as well.Leafy greens like kale and mustard greens are perfect for fee

Can leopard geckos eat fruit July 28

Can leopard geckos eat fruit
Credit:Jessi SwickCC-BY-2.0Along with fruit, a gecko's primary diet should include a meal that is high in fat with a variety of nutrients. Worms attract the attention of geckos, and even in ...

What do small lizards eat July 28

What do small lizards eat
Credit:Pete MarkhamCC-BY-SA 2.0Most lizards are insectivorous, subsisting on a diet of roaches, crickets and other insects. Younger lizards may eat insect larvae, including mealworms or waxw ...

What do you feed lizards July 28

What do you feed lizards
Credit:up close with natureMomentGetty ImagesMost small species, including geckos, anoles and chameleons, are completely insectivorous, although a few geckos lap baby food or soft fruit. Mos ...

What do reptiles eat July 28

The alligator snapping turtle is a freshwater reptile that lies on the muddy bottoms of lakes or rivers. There it lies in wait for prey, such as fish, another turtle or a mollusk. It lures its prey by wriggling a wormish growth on the bottom of its m
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