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Reptile Systems Insect Food – Advanced Gut Loading of Reptile Livefood

The following piece was written for us by Reptile Systems in response to us asking what makes Reptile Systems Insect Food better than any other insect foods on the market. It’s safe to say that Insect Food is seriously good stuff, after reading the following, we’re sure you’ll agree! This insect food should form the […]


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Dr Ferguson Zoo Med Interview

A Conversation With the Creator of Ferguson Zones Dr. Gary Ferguson

Zoo Med Laboratories recently released an interesting interview with the creator of Ferguson Zones, Dr. Gary Ferguson. Dr. Ferguson conducted many experiments to help further the understanding of the importance of UVB lighting versus vitamin D supplementation. The results of which are fundamental in how we care for our reptiles today. Ferguson Zones are basically […]


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Why Is Feeder Variety Important?

This blog has been republished from original content created at The Reptile Networks by Peter Hawkins. Mealworms, and that was it. Just mealworms. You may hear my bang on about livefood variety in my posts, articles, and Facebook groups. And I’m sure many just roll their eyes and scoff at my droning on about the […]


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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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What’s the difference between the Vivexotic Viva+ and Reptihome?

The Vivexotic range of vivariums are some of our most popular products online. These 15mm board vivariums are extremely good value for money and provide much-needed insulation for reptiles. In the store, we recommend these units for most reptiles that require a basking temperature over 75 Fahrenheit. Though they don’t have quite as much ventilation […]


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3 Great Alternatives to Mealworms

British summertime is the time of year when demand for mealworms goes through the roof! In fact, across Europe, mealworm sales peak as more and more people are using them as a natural food source for wild birds. Most years this can cause a temporary mealworm shortage for reptile keepers. Luckily, there are a few […]


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How to Eliminate Snake Mites – Naturally

Snake mites are the most common ectoparasite found in reptile collections and they can be a nightmare to eradicate. Thankfully, there’s a treatment which is safe, fast, natural and effective. Taurrus predatory mites! Here are 7 good reasons why you should ditch the chemicals and use Taurrus predators instead. 1. Mites can cause serious health […]


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