Author Archive | Luke Tansley

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How to look after your live food

As we all know the healthier your live food is the better it will be for your pet reptiles and amphibians. Whether you are feeding crickets, locust or meal worms you will want them to last the longest they possibly can and contribute as much to our pet’s diet as possible. In this blog we […]

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leopard gecko eating cricket

Top 10 Reptile Livefoods

We sell a lot of reptile livefood. In fact, we sell more reptile livefood than anything else on our website. So here’s a quick list of 10 livefoods that we really like and use in our Northampton store to feed to our reptiles. 1. Brown Crickets Silent brown crickets are one of the most popular […]

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Why are locusts a great reptile livefood?

For many pet owners and hobbyists locust are the number one choice for their reptiles. Being colorful and highly active locust make an enticing meal for may reptiles and amphibians. As they are widely available and relatively inexpensive they are a great basis for a live food diet. Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre they […]

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What Makes a Hognose Snake the Perfect Pet for You?

Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre we love the hognose snakes. They only grow up to around 24” in length and have a great temperament. This animal is perfect for first time snake owners and seasoned veterans as its behaviour and mannerisms are both delightful and interesting. They are found in America, Mexico, South America and Madagascar. […]

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