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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Top 5 Live Plants for Tropical Bio-Active Enclosures
Bio-active terrariums have been a great success and are now as common as traditional setups in our store. Most of the customers that come to our Reptile Centre will leave with the materials to match our jungle themed gecko and frog terrariums. The only part that can be a bit of a struggle is selecting […]
The Best Pet Frogs For Beginners
It’s the lead up to Christmas and we have many customers getting in contact as they are planning to surprise their family with a new exotic pet. The most common question we hear around this time is ‘which is the best pet for a beginner?‘ so I thought it might be helpful to compile some […]
6 ‘Creepy’ Animals this Halloween!
Halloween is a special holiday all around the world and conjures certain images, one of which is certain to be creepy crawlies, large amphibians and sinister looking reptiles. Massive tarantulas, slithering millipedes and slimy snails are all definitely in keeping with the Halloween theme and can also make brilliant pets. Here are our top 5 favourite […]
Sam & Lois Visit ITV’s This Morning to Help Cure a Frog Phobia
Sam and Lois visited ITV studios in London to help cure a lady’s deep-set frog phobia. The Speakmans had been working with Sarah on the This Morning program to remove the phobia before Sam presented her with some frogs from Northampton Reptile Centre. From not being able to look at a frog, Sarah can now […]
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Kermit Was Wrong!
Kermit the Frog of Jim Henson’s Muppet fame was wrong. I know it’s hard to believe that a fun loving Muppet like Kermit could have been inaccurate but this is a sad truth. For you see, it’s not only not easy being green; but it’s not easy being any other colour of frog either. Just […]
12 Awesome Pet Amphibians
Modern day amphibians and reptiles evolved from a common ‘amphibian’ ancestor a few hundred million years ago (as did we). If it wasn’t for the evolution of amphibians, life on land would be very different today. Luckily, they did, meaning we’re here and we’re keeping some amazing amphibians as pets. Here are 12 crackers below… […]