How to Quarantine Reptiles

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One of the most overlooked aspects of this hobby — especially considering that most people here have more than one pet reptile — is good reptile quarantine procedures. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, I think we’re all familiar with the word “quarantine” by now. We’ve become much more familiar with the concept of quarantine in reference to ourselves, but what about our reptiles? Do they need quarantining?Absolutely! Continue Reading


YOUTUBE – Building a Bioactive Rosy Boa Enclosure with The Bio Dude

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Rosy boas are small snakes native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. They like areas with hot, dry weather and lots of rock crevices and opportunities for burrowing. They make great pets due to their manageable size, docile temperament, ready feeding response, and relatively high handling tolerance. In this video, I collaborate with The Bio Dude on a bioactive rosy boa enclosure with a Exo Terra 24″x18″x18″ terrarium. Here’s how we did it. Continue Reading


SHOWDOWN! What is the BEST Type of Reptile Enclosure?

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There are 10 different styles of reptile enclosure that are commonly used in today’s reptile hobby, but which one is the best for humanely housing reptiles according to the 5 Provisions of Animal Welfare? Today we delve into the pros, cons, and ideal applications of each style before revealing the absolute BEST kind of enclosure for your pet reptile. Continue Reading