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In this blog we will be going over all things reptiles/amphibians I would love for you to suggest a topic. You can go to the topic page to do so. Thank you so much for your support!!!!

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By: Dr. Thomas Lucas

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Red ear slider care

Red-Eared Slider Care Guide Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Difficulty: Hard Published: December 19, 2020 Last updated: April 5, 2021 The red-eared slider is a diurnal, semi-aquatic freshwater turtle native to parts of the United States. It inhabits ponds, lakes, swamps, creeks, streams, and slow-flowing rivers — wherever water can be consistently found. As a semi-aquaticContinue reading “Red ear slider care”

Red foot tortoise care

Red-footed tortoises are a wonderful pet that have steadily gotten more popular over the years. And the more you learn about them, it’s not hard to see why! These reptiles are low-maintenance, beautiful, and fairly active (for a tortoise at least). We’ve been a huge fan of this species for quite some time and recommendContinue reading “Red foot tortoise care”

Asian Water Monitor

If iguanas and snakes don’t do it for you, you may want to consider moving on to something a bit more impressive: the Asian Water Monitor. These giant reptiles are undoubtedly spectacular, but they’re also unbelievably difficult (expensive) to own. These massive beasts aren’t for rookies, so only consider bringing one home if you have plenty ofContinue reading “Asian Water Monitor”

Great Beginner Reptiles

1. Bearded Dragon Scientific Name: Pogona Vitticeps Weight: 280-510 grams Lifespan: 8-12 years (15 years in rare cases) Temperament: Docile, tame, alert The Bearded Dragon is one of the most common choices of pet reptiles, due to its vibrant personality and docile temperament. They are easy to look after, being omnivorous feeders and eating mostly plants and insects. Their calm temperamentContinue reading “Great Beginner Reptiles”

Panther chameleon care

Today I will be talking about possibly my favorite lizard species of all time…the panther chameleon. The panther chameleon is the first lizard I ever bred and a great lizard for expert keepers. Panther chameleons have become increasingly popular pets due to their wide range of beautiful colors.  Typically, chameleons are an observation only pet andContinue reading “Panther chameleon care”

Bearded Dragon care

If you are interested in getting a reptile as a pet, bearded dragons are hard to beat. These charismatic lizards from Down Under are friendly and relatively easy to care for. They grow up to two feet in length and can live up to 15 years. If they are fed and housed properly, they canContinue reading “Bearded Dragon care”

My First poll

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Russian Tortoise Care

Russian tortoises are a small species of tortoise with a brownish to black shell that fades to a tan color closer to where the scutes connect to one another.  The amount of tan varies with individuals.  The plastron of the Russian tortoise is a brownish color with large dark brown to black blotches. Their thick,Continue reading “Russian Tortoise Care”

top 5 expert reptiles

Hello peeps, today I’m going to tell you my top 5 best expert reptiles. 5. Elephant trunk snake The elephant trunk snake is one that most people don’t know about. The one above is a hatchling of mine from last year. These snakes are extremely difficult to keep because they are aquatic. Yes aquatic, andContinue reading “top 5 expert reptiles”

Egyptian Tortoise Care

The Egyptian tortoise is quite a remarkable animal, but it does have very specific instructions that go with it in order to take care of it properly. It’s important to make sure that you take care of the Egyptian tortoise properly or you will end up potentially hurting the animal. This means paying careful attention to allContinue reading “Egyptian Tortoise Care”

King Cobra care

King cobra is the world’s longest venomous snake. The skin color is either olive-green, tan, or black, and it has faint, pale yellow cross bands down the length of the body. The belly is cream or pale yellow, and the scales are smooth. Juveniles are shiny black with narrow yellow bands. The head of aContinue reading “King Cobra care”

African egg eating snake care

The African Egg Eating Snake is a member of the Dasypeltis genus of colubrid snakes. It is one of only two taxonomic groups of snakes known to have adapted to feed exclusively on eggs. They are non-venomous and found throughout the continent of Africa, primarily in forested habitats that are also home to numerous speciesContinue reading “African egg eating snake care”

An in depth introduction

I began my love of Reptiles and Amphibians as a kindergartner catching Bluebellies with my brother in Modesto, Ca. As a young child and frankly still today I was very addictive. When I would get interested in something I would research it none stop. Unlike most phases I went through including coding, baseball, and track,Continue reading “An in depth introduction”

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