Welcome behind the scenes in the life of an exotic pet keeper!


LATEST NEWS!

"Doncaster reptile show and new additions"

My first insight into the Doncaster reptile show / IHS Breeder's meeting; It's always been something I've wanted to attend, and this year with all my surplus Honduran wood turtles, I got the chance to look around, exhibit, and pick up some new species...


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JOURNAL ENTRIES


FRIDAY, 10 JUNE 2016

Serious shell damage and healings mata mata turtle, chelus fimbriata, platemys platycephala, amazon twist neck turtle

This week I had some serious concerns about the health of one of my Amazon Twist Neck turtles (Platemys platycephala)...

SUNDAY, 15 MAY 2016

Turtles in a twist

This year has flown in so far, and in between my rather hectic work schedule, my menagerie has exploded with hatchlings and some new shelled addtions...


WEDNESDAY, 30 DECEMBER 2015

Like a crab out of water

Some unsual critters catch my eye, the colourful species of Geosesarma land crabs, and the latest resident in my largest tropical planted vivarium...


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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


Peperomia / Radiator Plant

A hardy trailing plant from South America, quick to grow along bark or up backgrounds


Cuban Burrowing Cockroaches

A larger feeder insect similar to Blaptica dubia, easy to culture at home and highly nutritious.


Black Gold Phildendron (Philodendron melanochrysum )

A Colombian climbing plant, with large arrow shaped leaves.



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