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LATEST NEWS!

"Getting Gibba"

This update is dedicated to another beautiful species I added to my menagerie in November, Mesoclemmys gibba (previously Phrynops gibbus), more commonly known as the Toad Headed Turtle or simply the Gibba turtle.


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JOURNAL ENTRIES


Tuesday, 28 FEBRUARY 2017

Snapped for cash Alligator Snapping turtle, gator snapper, macrochelys temminckii, north american, hatchling, baby

Between the prehistoric appearance and the bad temper, there's something that makes snapping turtles fascinating, something that can interrupt a harmless trip to Ikea for furniture...

FRIDAY, 06 JANUARY 2017

Titan: Trionyx triunguis

There's something about soft-shell turtles which is absolutely fascinating, and the Nile Softshell is a giant among them...


SATURDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 2016

Raising the Roof

The Doncaster IHS breeders meetings are full of surprises, and I got to collect a couple of very, very special turtles: Pangshura tecta tecta...


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RECENTLY ADDED


ARTICLE

Keeping snakes in plastic boxes -
a scientific review

snake rub, plastic storage box, suitability, racking, size, habitat, housing, husbandry

Evaluating the use of plastic storage boxes as captive snake habitats, based on scientific literature.

NEW SHOP ITEMS


Cuban Burrowing Cockroach

A tropical forest cockroach, ideal for livefood culture and bioactive substrates.


Alder Cones

A natural antibacterial and antifungal additive for aquatic setups and bioactive substrates, ideal for lowering pH.


Indian Almond Leaves (Catappa)

Catappa leaves are packed with antimicrobial compounds and tannic acids, ideal as a preventative for shellrot and fungal infections.



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