Product Review: Lugarti Premium Gecko Diet

Crested gecko diets form the majority of most arboreal geckos’ nutrition in captivity, which means that any issues with the diet’s quality or formulation can have direct effects on the geckos’ health. This effect is compounded if the gecko is fed strictly one brand of CGD or without supplementary live insects. For this reason, I had to take extra care in evaluating Lugarti’s Premium Gecko Diet for this review. Continue Reading


Product Review: Maximum Reptile Three Dimensions 3 Sided Reptile Background Kit

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I’m excited about the Maximum Reptile Three Dimensions 3 Sided Reptile Background Kit because it’s designed to increase your enclosure’s available space with attractive, naturalistic ledges, while also blending seamlessly with any of Maximum Reptile’s incredible terrarium backgrounds. It seems pretty amazing at first glance, but is it too good to be true? Let’s dive in and put it to the test! Continue Reading


Product Review: ReptiliaCare Digital Infrared Thermometer

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Infrared thermometers (a.k.a. temp guns) are an essential tool for any reptile keeper. Infrared thermometers are designed to detect and measure all three types of infrared radiation, enabling the user to measure the surface temperature of any object quickly from a distance. But how well does the ReptiliaCare Digital Infrared Thermometer perform, and how does it stack up against the competition? Continue Reading


Product Review: Lugarti Premium Dubia Diet

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“You are what you eat” works as well for reptiles as it does for humans. It’s not good enough to be careful about what you feed to your reptile; it’s also important to be careful about what you give to your reptile’s feeder insects. This process is called gut loading, and if you haven’t heard of it by now, grab a chair. Today we’re taking a closer look at Lugarti’s Premium Dubia Diet, and learning about what it takes to create nutritious dubia roach food. Continue Reading


Product Review: Jurassic Natural Australian Desert Dragon Habitat

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Loose substrate is a hotly debated topic among bearded dragon owners, but the fact of the matter is that housing bearded dragons on paper towel or tile is folklore husbandry, not science. Bearded dragons evolved to live and thrive on Australian soil. Pisces Jurassic Natural harvested that soil and brought it to the US, so now our enclosures can be as naturalistic as possible! In this ReptiFiles Review, we put this exciting new product to the test. Continue Reading