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Pet Health Tip: Cricket Food

Pet reptiles get the nutrients they need to be healthy from the crickets and worms we feed them, so it's important that the crickets and worms eat something that makes them as nutritious as possible for our pet reptiles. We've added Fluker's High Calcium Cricket Diet to help make this task easy. Check it out here.

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New Products: More Added!

We're pleased to add some heat and UV bulbs, as well as their fixtures, for almost every type of reptile. Check them out here. Also, check out the Calcium+Vitamin D3 powdered supplement we've added to help keep your pet reptiles happy and healthy.  We've also added Holistic Blend Lamb & Rice Dog Formula, due to a customer request. We're always happy to add the products you guys need. 

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Substrate Choices

There are many choices for the kind of substrate to choose for your reptile’s enclosure. Some are better for the health of your reptile than others. Essentially what you want to look out for are substrates that could get stuck in the intestinal tract of your reptile and cause an impaction. The ingestion of the substrate usually happens when your reptile misses her prey and gets a mouthful of substrate instead. Here is a list of commonly used substrates, which should actually be avoided: Calcium Sand- this is the coarse, sometimes colourful stuff you see in pet stores. The granules usually have a somewhat sharp edge to them which would obviously cause damage to your reptiles internal organs.  Walnut shell-...

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Caring for Bearded Dragons

  Bearded Dragons are a close second to the Leopard Gecko when it comes to being the most common reptile kept as a pet. This is for good reason as they are also very easy to maintain and are one of the more friendly and outgoing reptiles you will find. Growing to an average size of 12 to 18 inches in length, Beardies need a medium to large terrarium ranging between 50-75 gallons. They originate from the Australian outback and as such require a hot and dry environment. To help create this environment the terrarium should have a heat lamp to maintain the ideal temperature of 85-90 degrees fahrenheit. It should also have a UV lamp to simulate the UV...

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