While most of them are relatively small, reptiles require an extraordinary amount of care and attention to detail. Of course, owning a pet reptile can be immensely rewarding, but it can also be challenging, especially with all the misinformation surrounding reptiles.

We aim to share as much helpful, correct information as possible to help you properly care for your pet reptile to help it flourish. Be sure to check back regularly to watch for new blogs or let us know if there is a topic you would like to see covered.

Blue tongue skink 19/07/2021

Caring for Blue-Tongued Skinks

There are many different subspecies of the Blue-Tongued Skink, and with this comes some differences for how to care for them in captivity. The information shared in this article is an overview for how...
Thermal burn monitor 20/04/2021

Thermal Burns in Reptiles

Reptiles are ectothermic, meaning they depend on the environment to regulate their body temperatures. They often require additional heat sources in their enclosures. Unfortunately, some of these heat ...
Turtle Grit 01/03/2021

Turtle Grit

Turtle grit is one of the most commonly recommended substrates for aquariums that house freshwater turtle species.
09/12/2020

Metabolic Bone Disease

Metabolic Bone Disease is a complex disease that is commonly diagnosed in reptiles, and most frequently seen in lizards and turtles. It is easily preventable with the correct husbandry and a correct b...
Reptile sexing blog 11/11/2020

Reptile Sexing

It can be challenging to determine if a reptile is a male or female as often there can be a lack of external differences between the sexes (sexual dimorphism). This is in contrast to most mammals wher...
Reptile viruses blog image 01/10/2020

Reptile Viruses in Australia

There are a growing number of viruses that can seriously affect our pet reptiles. Some of these viruses have serious immediate and long-term consequence, and just like in people, many of these viruses...
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