It 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?
Why 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.
As I said in earlier posts reptiles as well as amphibians like – or better – need a hiding place where they can rest, relax and sleep. A place that‘s covered simulating a cave is the best solution for most reptiles and amphibians.
A cave for reptiles and amphibians has several advantages that might help you in your decision to get one for your gecko, snake, toad or turtle.
Water is essential for every living being, and reptiles aren’t excluded. They love water, some of them as living environment, all of them for drinking. The best way for you to offer fresh drinking water to your pet reptile is in an appropriate water dish for reptiles.
What do you need to know about water dishes for reptiles? I have some ideas for you.
When you start out with semi-aquatic pets, getting your first terrarium kit is certainly the easiest way to go. A terrarium kit for beginners comes most often with everything essential included.
Still, make sure by reading the item description and customer reviews if this is the case with the terrarium kit you choose for your little reptile pet.
Terrariums for semi-aquatic pets are different from the ones for aquatic pets. Semi-aquatic pets include salamanders, newts, frogs and some turtles. Before you get your terrarium starter kit make sure that your future pet is a semi-aquatic animal.
Reptiles need a space where they can rest, sleep, recover and of course hide. A very important need of your reptile. Reptile resting places are actually a must for your reptile aquarium or terrarium. There are so many different variations of reptile resting places available. You can find comfortable hammocks with ladders to climb up or caves with a real life look. It’s amazing.
Reptiles are generally intriguing animals, also very fascinating as pets. I often heard that it is more difficult to keep a reptile as a pet than a cat or dog. Well, I disagree. All pets need a lot of time and attention.
One of the first things to purchase as new reptile pet owner is a reptile habitat, a reptile tank, a reptarium, in the appropriate size of course.