Tortoise Care

Tortoise Captive Care


Reptile Enclosure Size | Selection Tips

Authored by Eric Roscoe of Madison Area Herpetological Society  Reptile Enclosure Sizing A common question often posted on Internet and social media, particularly by those new to reptile keeping, is “which reptile(s) should I get/or are suitable for which sized enclosures?” This will of course depend on many factors. How much space one has, each species’ potential […]


Reptiles | Pet Store Neglect

Authored by Eric Roscoe of Madison Area Herpetological Society  What to Do About Pet Store Neglect Neglected Reptiles in the Retail Environment The issue of neglectful, or substandard pet stores with live animals is an old and very long running one, its familiar to the vast majority of reptile and other pet owners, keepers, breeders, and hobbyists. There […]


Warm Wishes Won’t Heat Reptiles | Reptile Winter Heating

Authored by The Herp Father John F. Taylor & Pete “The Guv’nor” Hawkins Six Essentials of Reptile (Winter) Heating There are Six ‘essential elements’ when it comes to reptile heat. These must never be overlooked. Thermostat rated for the amount of wattage you will be using Ceramic heat element rated for the size of your enclosure […]

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