“We have had a female gray tree frog for over a year now. Within the last couple months it has developed a growth at the back right hind leg. Could you give us some incite as to what this may be. the tank is at 80 degrees and we have
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“A while back I had emailed you on a couple of red eared sliders I have that weren’t eating. They have grown some and I am pleased with their progress up to now. The problem is the first one seems to be bored with the green sticks they sell for
“Man these turtles are work! Ok I have a question. I have one of the turtles developing a flaking around the shell that won’t go away. My wife says it looks like it’s a whitish flaky look around the outside of the shell. I thought maybe they are basking too
“I have been searching about painted turtles and I read your web site what helped a lot. I found a baby painted turtle in my backyard about 2 1/2 months ago. I put him in 10 gallons aquarium (that was available) with an UVB lamp, a heater on the bottom
Baby turtles are about as cute as it gets, but they can also be difficult to keep because they require special lighting, food and housing. They also grow quickly and live for decades when provided with the right care.
Box turtles are long-lived pets that are more challenging to care for than often assumed because they have particular diet, temperature, and lighting requirements. When provided with the correct captive conditions though they are hardy and fun to keep.
Learn how to build an outdoor pen for your turtle or tortoise step-by-step.
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.
“My pool was commandeered by frogs this spring. I have the remnants of the frog fest in a tank. They are no longer tadpoles but pollywogs with the beginnings of legs. They are happy feeding on lettuce at the moment. Can I feed them turtle food when they mature as
“I stumbled upon your website, and was wondering if you might possibly know what is wrong with my Green frog. I am from Illinois and caught my frog as a tadpole last summer in a neighborhood pond. I did a lot of research and took very careful care with him
“Just had a couple ?’s for you. I have a red eared slider that I’ve had for almost a year now, and I’m wondering if it’d be possible to release into the wild here in Wisconsin. He’s got an aggressive appetite with an attitude to match. He’s got a shell
“I read all over your web site and only found one mention of coconut husk fiber as a substrate in a semi-aquatic tank. Is this a suitable substrate for growing plants, and does it sink in water? I’m interested in building an aqua-terrarium and perhaps putting in some frogs, if
Taking care of a reptile or amphibian can seem difficult or overwhelming and information about what to do in specific situations often isn’t covered in the average care sheet or book. What follows is a selection of emails I have received over the years. I have grouped these questions into
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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?