Also commonly called dune or micro geckos, dwarf sand geckos are small nocturnal lizards native to northern Africa and the Middle East. So long as you start with healthy individuals they are not difficult to keep, but it can be challenging to locate captive-bred geckos.
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Less commonly kept than other leaf-tailed geckos, the spearpoint leaf-tailed gecko can be challenging to keep and breed. It is often overshadowed by the similar satanic leaf-tailed gecko but differs by having a greatly reduced diamond-shaped tail.
The substrate of an enclosure is one of the most important aspects of housing reptiles and amphibians. This is an overview of available substrates and their best uses.
“I have a 140 gal. aquarium with a golden dust day gecko and two anoles in it. I am trying to make a foam background like you have in the picture on the tropical terrarium article. Can you give me a step by step process of how you make the background and how
“This is my first vivarium I set up and don’t know where to go next. It’s a basic ten gallon tank and I used great stuff and black silicon for my background construction. I used gravel for the bottom, then a foam “lizard pad” to separate my gravel from the
“Dear Devin, I have read your material and know that you don’t recommend community vivaria, but I was wondering what your opinion would be for a tank this size? I have a 70 gallon aquarium available and I was thinking anoles and dart frogs (possibly D. leucomelas) or day geckos
” We have a Tiger Salamander. You have no information about shedding their skin on your site and I wondered if the reason our salamander is not eating is because of this? We also have had a gecko which when he sheds he completely loses his appetite also. Our salamander
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Zoological institutions often recreate naturally occurring communities of reptiles and amphibians in large elaborate exhibits. Can a private hobbyist accomplish the same thing at home?
Veiled chameleons are among the most popular pet chameleons. This is for good reason. They are relatively hardy compared to other species of chameleon, and so long as they are provided with the right environment they tend to make good pets.
Fruit flies are an easy-to-culture food item for small reptiles amphibians. Learn how to care for and culture them in this article