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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This week I had some serious concerns about the health of one of my Amazon Twist Neck turtles (Platemys platycephala)...
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...
Some unsual critters catch my eye, the colourful species of Geosesarma land crabs, and the latest resident in my largest tropical planted vivarium...View all journal entries >>
Evaluating the use of plastic storage boxes as captive snake habitats, based on scientific literature.
A guide to treating turtle shell injuries with iodine or salt treatments, for situations such as bites, and shell rot.
How the turtle's unique shell has aided and sculpted the turtle's biology for millions of years.
A hardy trailing plant from South America, quick to grow along bark or up backgrounds
A larger feeder insect similar to Blaptica dubia, easy to culture at home and highly nutritious.
A Colombian climbing plant, with large arrow shaped leaves.