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Louis’ Pet Horned Frog, Buu!

Hello, my name is Louis and I work for the online team at Northampton Reptile Centre (www.reptilecentre.com). Since working for the reptile centre I have come into contact with a lot of reptiles and amphibians and have purchased my first pet frog: Buu the strawberry horned frog. Here is a blog I have written on […]

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5 Popular Royal Python Morphs

The royal python , also known as the ball python, is the most popular large snake we sell and one of the 2 species we recommend for new keepers. They get quite thick and have a much larger head than other snakes but they still only get 4-6ft in length so they are still easy […]

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Top 3 Pet Snakes for Beginners

Lets put it out there, snakes are the best! Imagine having a colourful and interesting pet that will enjoy attention when it’s provided but doesn’t need it to thrive. A pet that only needs feeding once a week or once a fortnight depending on the age and species. A pet that poops as much as […]

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Hermanns tortoise

Tortoise Vivarium or Tortoise Table?

One of the oldest and fiercest debates within the reptile keeping community has been on the type of enclosure best suited to European tortoises. Many online resources will favour the tortoise table while we, for the most part, have advised wooden vivariums. Both enclosures have their pro’s and con’s and awkwardly there will be some […]

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5 Top Tips for New Reptile Keepers

Reptiles and amphibians make excellent pets. The sheer number of species and variability of their behaviour and care requirements means that there is almost certainly a perfect pet reptile or amphibian for most people. While they are easily available and commonly kept they are still exotic pets and there are some things that need to […]

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