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Earthpro Insectfuel

Arcadia EarthPro InsectFuel Review

I was excited when I first heard about the new Arcadia EarthPro supplement range. We all know their work with reptile lighting is amazing, so to see them branch out into the supplement side of the hobby should mean simple, yet good things, for us reptile keepers. The Arcadia EarthPro supplement range comprises of EarthPro InsectFuel insect […]

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Tokay Gecko

The Fabulous Tokay Gecko

With its striking colouration and vocal nature the Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko) is certainly a character that would be a great addition to any reptile collection. While some parts of the world believe them to be a bringer of luck, good fortune and fertility, keepers of this spectacular reptile would describe them as a gecko […]

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Arcadia EarthPro

Check Out the New Arcadia EarthPro Supplement Range!

Arcadia have released a brand new range of Supplements and Insect food this week. This has been a very long process of research and testing for them as their product manager John Courtney-Smith has had huge concerns over the practice of ad hock supplementing with fat soluble vitamins as there seems to be no really accurate dose or […]

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exo terra glass cleaner

The Safe, Easy Way to Clean Terrarium Glass

We know how difficult it is to remove watermarks from glass. We’ve spent many hours scrubbing our shop terrariums with R.O. water, tissues, newspaper, squeegees and even Coca Cola! The stubborn, chalky residue is usually caused by minerals in our tap water. When we spray the terrariums with tap water, pure water evaporates and leaves […]

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pet tortoises

5 of the Best Pet Tortoises

At Northampton Reptile Centre, we have a wide range of experience in keeping and selling tortoises. When choosing your pet tortoise it can be very overwhelming on selecting what species to buy, especially as they will become your lifelong pet! To give you an insight into a few of the different types of tortoises, below […]

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Warning: Fake UVB Bulbs on Sale in the UK!

The following was posted by renowned reptile UVB expert and retired vet Dr. Frances Baines on Reptile Forums UK. When Frances has something to say about UVB, people (who understand reptiles and the scientific method) listen. Fake “UVB” compact fluorescent lamps on sale on eBay in the UK I am writing to warn reptile keepers […]

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Exo Terra Habisphere

Exo Terra’s Stylish Habisphere Curved Terrarium

We see a lot of cool enclosures at Northampton Reptile Centre, but one that caught my eye recently was the Habisphere by Exo Terra. This enclosure is a 45x30x30 glass terrarium (WxLxH) with a stylish curved front. On the back wall there is a panel with a slot for some wall art, the package comes with a […]

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12 Amazing Amphibians

12 Awesome Pet Amphibians

Modern day amphibians and reptiles evolved from a common ‘amphibian’ ancestor a few hundred million years ago (as did we). If it wasn’t for the evolution of amphibians, life on land would be very different today. Luckily, they did, meaning we’re here and we’re keeping some amazing amphibians as pets. Here are 12 crackers below… […]

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Skillwise Apprentice

Apprentice Position Available at Northampton Reptile Centre

Are you looking for a career in Social Media, Marketing or Business but don’t want to go to College or University? Then this could be for you… With the Skillwise Apprenticeship Programme you’ll become one of the UK’s first; Social Media / Mini Marketer / Business Admin Apprentices all wrapped into one! This modern apprenticeship is changing the […]

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