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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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Pacman Frogs – An amphibian with attitude

If you’re from the UK, like me, you’ll be very familiar with the gentile pond frogs (Rana temporaria) we get over here. They kinda sit there, you put one in your hand… they kinda still sit there. Occasionally you’ll find one of the randy little fellows humping your goldfish, but in all honesty (and as […]

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