Author Archive | Gary Rolfe

HatchRite

How to Incubate Reptile Eggs Using HatchRite

1. Open pre-measured bag of HatchRite and put it into the incubation container. HatchRite material should clump together slightly and should fill the container to approximately 75% full. 2. Place eggs into the incubation container. Nestle them about halfway deep into the HatchRite. Place them in the position in which you found them. It is […]

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Arid Bioactive Vivarium

How to Create an Arid Bioactive Vivarium

Bioactive enclosures are currently more popular than ever. If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase ‘bioactive’ in terms of reptile keeping, it basically means keeping your reptiles in a living ecosystem cohabiting with other organisms that form part of a natural environment. This may include live plants, as well as ‘clean-up crew‘ critters that clean up […]

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biopod aqua ii

Biopod Aqua II Aquascape by George Farmer

One of the world’s top aquascapers George Farmer joined us at our reptile & fish store in Towcester to set up our new Biopod Aqua II smart habitat. George is well known for aquascaping aquariums but has recently also enjoyed the challenge of terrascaping terrariums. The Biopod Aqua II has both a land and water area to […]

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Reptile Centre on Instagram

Northampton Reptile Centre is on Instagram!

We love sharing pictures of our animals, so where better to do that than Instagram? Instagram is the most popular photo-sharing app/ website around with over 500 million users worldwide. We’re rather proud that 20k Instagrammers have chosen to follow us! Our profile consists mainly of the animals we have at our stores in Northampton […]

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biopod terra set up by George Farmer

Biopod Terra Terrascape by George Farmer

We were lucky enough to be joined by George Farmer (The Aquascaper) at our store in Northampton to set up our new Biopod Terra smart habitat. George is more well known for aquascaping aquariums but has recently also enjoyed the challenge of terrascaping terrariums. We live streamed the event on our Facebook page and also […]

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