Author Archive | Luke Tansley

Collared Lizard Care and Information

This year our store manager Sam has been bringing much more variety to the kind of reptiles we typically keep in the Northampton Reptile Centre. From this we have been able to get hands-on experience with many more amazing species of reptile and, in general, we have found that these less common species have been […]

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How to set up a royal python enclosure

The royal python is one of our best-selling snakes for beginners or intermediate keepers as they normally have a brilliant disposition, are easy to keep and stay a manageable size. We’ve had another look at our online setup list and have made a few changes that should make it even easier to care for your […]

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Frilled Dragons: The King Lizard

Frilled dragons (Chlamydosaurus kingii) are a majestic species from Australia who are known for their speed, ability to climb and large frills. When threatened the frilled dragon can rear up on 2 legs, using their tail for balance, and sprint away from the danger. If they feel they can’t get away or have just had […]

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Setting up a bearded dragon enclosure

Bearded dragons are brilliant pets for first-time owners. As long as their requirements are met from day one they are very hardy animals, perfect for beginners and children. To make it as easy as possible to keep temperatures and lighting consistent and correct throughout the day we have now made sure each heater in our […]

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5 Great Vegetables for Bearded Dragons

At the Northampton Reptile Centre, bearded dragons are by far the most popular pet lizards for beginner keepers. They have a great personality, they don’t get too large and they are normally easy to keep and easy to handle which makes them a great first choice. While it has long been known that dragons commonly […]

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