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Grow Your Own Reptile Food! ProRep’s Edible Plants

The time has come to grow your own reptile food. In recent years it has become increasingly popular to include live plants in exotic pet enclosures. Every other gecko frog enclosure we sell seems to be a full bio-active kit and for good reason. It helps to keep humidity up, the plants oxygenate your tank and hard working […]

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The Fascinating Crevice Spiny Lizard

The spiny crevice lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii) is a small terrestrial lizard from the Chihuahuan desert in the USA. They can be found from southern New Mexico to central Texas all the way down to Zacatecas in Mexico. They are mainly found in semi-arid regions near limestone structures. If approached they will scuttle up rock faces […]

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Williams Dwarf Gecko

William’s Dwarf Gecko – The Electric Blue Day Gecko

William’s dwarf gecko (Lygodactylus williamsi), A.K.A. the ‘electric blue day gecko’ or ‘turquoise dwarf gecko’, is a little gem of a lizard that is fascinating to watch and averages just 3 inches in length! So, it’s ideal for hobbyists who haven’t got the space for a large enclosure at home. In the wild their whereabouts is confined to […]

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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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Our First Baby Leachie Geckos Have Just Hatched

Reaching 14″ (360mm) in length leachie geckos, the New Caledonian Giant Gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus), is the largest gecko species in the world. Our adult pair of leachie geckos Brutus and Nero (pictured below), laid their first 2 eggs for us around 80 days ago and now they’ve just hatched! The baby leachie geckos are already a […]

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10 Mega Pet Lizards

Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre we have dealt with many species of lizards. There are those that are always a great choice and have become our favourites in store. Here is a list of 10 awesome pet lizards. 1. Bearded Dragon The bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) is one of the giants of the industry […]

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How To Incubate Bearded Dragon Eggs the Easy Way

Bearded dragons are the most common pet reptile. They’re easy to care for, and if you have a male and female together they breed very easily. Should you be breeding bearded dragons at home? That’s a subject that you should fully research yourself and make an informed decision as to whether it is the right thing […]

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