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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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Turtle & Terrapin Competition Winners

Thank you to everybody who entered our competition to win a King British turtle and terrapin hamper. 6 lucky people have indeed won the prize after telling us why they love turtles and terrapins so much! And thank you to King British for donating the prizes, you can follow on Twitter and Facebook to keep […]

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We’re recruiting, fancy working with reptiles?

With the expansion of Northampton Reptile Centre, and the pending opening of our first Realm of Reptiles Franchise in Milton Keynes, it has never been busier here! We’re going to need more people! We will be looking to recruit both full-time and part time team members in Northampton and Milton Keynes in the near future. […]

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Arcadia T5 Reptile Lamps now available!

We’ve been using T8 fluorescent UVB tubes in are vivariums for several years now, they’re the ones that are 1″ (2.5cm) in diameter. No problem, they have served us well. But now Arcadia have brought out a range of T5 (5/8″) reptile UVB tubes. I can remember when T5 bulbs were introduced to the marine […]

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Waxy Monkey Tree Frog

Waxy Monkey Tree Frogs in Captivity

The waxy monkey tree frog Phyllomedusa sauvagii is also known as the Chaco Leaf Frog. Common name(s) aside, these are interesting frogs more for intermediate keepers than beginners. Some of their requirements are slightly harder to recreate and are unusual for amphibians. The best way to understand these frogs is to look at their natural […]

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Open weekend photos are ready to download now!

Thank you everybody who had their photo taken in front of the green screen at our recent Reptile Centre open weekend. And a bigger thank you  for your donation to Sam’s Species Reptile Rescue, you helped to raise a lot of money that will be used to take care of ill-treated and unwanted reptiles. Apologies […]

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