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LATEST NEWS!

"Raising the Roof"

The IHS breeders meetings in Doncaster are full of surprises; not only did I send the last of my captive bred Rhinoclemmys off to new homes in Germany, but I got the opportunity to collect a couple of very, very special turtles, and it's about time I introduced them.


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JOURNAL ENTRIES


SATURDAY, 02 JULY 2016

Doncaster reptile show and additions red cheeked mud turtles, kinosternon scorpioides cruentatum

My first insight into the Doncaster reptile show / IHS Breeder's meeting; I got the chance to look around, exhibit, and pick up some new species...

FRIDAY, 10 JUNE 2016

Serious shell damage and healings

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...


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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


Cuttlefish Bone

A natural, calcium rich supplement for turtles, tortoises and exotic animals.


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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