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Quiz: Where Are These Pet Reptiles Native To?

We have hundreds of species of reptiles available today and they make a great pet! Most are bred in captivity these days, but do you know where their wild cousins are from? Is your beardie Brazilian or Australian? Answer the 10 questions in this quiz and see how good your reptile geography is! [interaction id=”56bde2033c42ab681c775626″]

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Exo Terra Terrariums

Exo Terra Terrarium Features and Benefits

When housing tropical reptiles, amphibians and mountainous species Exo Terra glass terrariums have a few advantages over their wooden vivariums. They are well suited to these animals as they diffuse heat at a greater rate than wooden enclosures and can be exposed to higher humidity levels than wooden vivariums. Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre we use them […]

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Leopard geckos need uvb

Leopard Geckos Do Need UVB!

There has been a lot of debate over the last couple of years on the importance of UV lighting in leopard geckos environments. Some are kept without a UV source and survive without any obvious issues, however there are cases of leopard geckos suffering with clear health issues as a direct result of a lack of UVB. We […]

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bioactive-royal

How to Set Up a Bioactive Royal Python Vivarium

The term bioactive is one that has been thrown around a lot amongst the reptile groups and forums over the past few years, even though it’s methods have been around for much longer (many of the various frog keepers can tell you this!). In a nut-shell, using a suitably sized vivarium for your Royal, you create […]

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how to install white python LEDs

How to Install White Python LED Lights

One of the easiest and most energy efficient way to light an enclosure is to use LED strips. The White Python LED strips are incredibly easy to install and look great! We use them in many of our vivariums, particularly when we require additional light with adding extra heat. The modular system allows you to extend or […]

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Leachie gecko

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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