Posts About: Reptiles

Top 2 Reptile Heating Mats around $10

Vipe Reptile Heating PadAs you know reptiles need warmth as well as amphibians and insects because they can’t produce their own body heat and rely on outside sources for warmth. With a reptile heating mat you create a specific spot in your pet‘s terrarium.

With a reptile heating mat you provide the proper temperature for your specific pet reptile, amphibian or insect. Know the heating requirements for your reptile friend in order to offer the right warmth.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in November 2017

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It‘s great to see what a wide variety of pets our readers care for! Thank you for visiting Animals Small and Big!

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Top 3 Decorative Reptofilters for Aquarium/Terrarium

Tetra Decorative Reptile Filter for AquariumsReptiles and amphibians love pretty environment as we do. By getting them a decorative Reptofilter you will make them happy. These Reptofilters work of course also for you and make the aquarium or terrarium look really nice.

Tetra Decorative Reptile Filter for AquariumsThese newer models of decorative Reptofilters work quietly so you see and have a waterfall in your pet‘s aquarium or terrarium but you don‘t hear any noise.

I found the following great models that are very decorative and come in different sizes so you can fit the right one in your aquarium or terrarium.

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Best MRP Diet for Fruit-eating Crested Geckos

Fruit-eating crested geckoAn MRP diet? What‘s that? If you have already a crested gecko or another fruit-eating reptile you know it. For everybody else and possibly future crested gecko owners: MRP means Meal Replacement Powder. An MRP diet is a full diet for crested geckos as well as for other fruit-eating reptiles such as gargoyles, day geckos, anoles, skinks, chameleons and iguanids.

What do you need to know about MRP diet for crested geckos, how to use it and how to feed it to your little guy? Here are some thoughts.

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Best Book about How to Care for Pet Turtles

How to Care for Pet TurtlesSo many people dream of having a turtle or turtles as pets. Are you one of them?

I‘m always fascinated by turtles, love how they move, eat, swim, everything about them.

But being fascinated of turtles doesn’t make me an expert in keeping them as pet – unless I find the right book with the right information that helps to decide which turtle would be the best and how to take care of these little guys so they stay healthy and happy for many many years.

Well, this book happens to be here.

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Top Fruit Fly Food for Frogs and Praying Mantis

How to feed praying mantisCould you imagine having a praying mantis as pet? And if yes, can you picture how you would feed your mantis? It is actually not very difficult to feed praying mantis. Their food consists of small insects such as fruit flies. And this is also the food you feed your pet frogs and all reptiles and amphibians that require small food.

The best fruit fly food for frogs and mantis comes as culture of wingless Drosophilas or with other words wingless fruit flies. Why wingless and what you have to know about this food I‘m about to explain.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in October 2017

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Top 3 Plastic Terrarium Plants for Reptiles and Amphibians

terrarium plantsIt doesn’t matter what you keep in your terrarium – frogs, snakes, lizards, geckos or turtles – you will need to add some greenery to the terrarium in order to keep your reptile or amphibian pet happy and healthy. Can you find in the picture the lizard hidden in the vines?

Terrarium vines are doubtlessly a requirement for your pet reptiles or pet amphibians, but they are also important for you, for your aesthetic feeling when you look at the terrarium. What do you need to know about vines and plastic plants for terrariums?

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Top 3 Terrarium Thermometers

Exo Terra Digital Thermometer with probeWhy do you need a thermometer for your terrarium or aquarium?

I know it‘s obvious. You need a thermometer to control the temperature in your terrarium or aquarium.

Some people even use them just everywhere in their household and I also heard of somebody using it for his chickens.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in September 2017

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Best Reptile Carrier

Repitat Reptile Carrier with Cover and HandleThere are moments in the life of your pet reptile or pet amphibian when you need to transport him. These moments are most often perceived as very stressful for your little reptile and for you. But you need to bring them from time to time to a vet or to your pet sitter maybe.

A reptile carrier is the answer to this situation that makes transporting your little pet reptile really easy. Make sure though that a reptile carrier is not meant for living. You shouldn’t keep your reptiles in it longer than you need for the transport.

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Magnetic Gecko Diet Feeder

gecko habits and instinctsGeckos might not be the most common pets out there, but nevertheless there are many who love geckos, all sorts of geckos. Well, being a gecko owner is much fun, but it also brings duties. Such as providing the basics in order to meet all the needs and requirements a gecko has to maintain his health and happiness.

A gecko diet feeder belongs to these basics. Geckos have specific habits and instincts. With the right gecko diet feeder you certainly help your little gecko friend to live them. Here are some points to consider.

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