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Northampton Reptile Centre Open Day: Date Announced!

Keep the 2nd September 2012 free in your diary as it’s the annual Northampton Reptile Centre open day! Due to last year’s popularity, we’ll be having Sam’s Species Reptile Rescue coming along with a selection of some of their residents. This will include giant tortoises, large Burmese pythons, big boa constrictors and massive monitor lizards. […]

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How to move Tokay Geckos to a new vivarium

We all assume geckos are peaceful, family pets. But have you ever tried to handle tokay geckos? They are mean! These guys needed moving to their new vivarium recently. Usually folk will move tockays using thick gloves, but we prefer to coax them into boxes. It’s trickier, but we find it’s a gentler approach. To […]

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Favourite Reptile Videos This Week

As I scour the internet looking for the latest reptile news, I occasionally find some reptile videos that stand out. These are 3 of my favourite videos from this week. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did!   Tiger Shark vs Loggerhead Turtle One of the most feared predators in the water tries […]

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Calci worms are back IN STOCK!

After a tricky 6 months of getting the breeding strategy right, our breeders have finally cracked it and calci worms are now back in stock. Calci worms are the larvae of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens). As larvae they store high levels of calcium for future pupation as they change into adult flies. As […]

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