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Rainforest Exo Terra Terrarium

How to Create a Rainforest Exo Terra Terrarium

So, you’ve got an Exo Terra Terrarium and you want to create a rainforest habitat? Look no further! Exo Terra has put together a guide that shows you how to create a stunning rainforest terrarium at home. Watch the video below and download the step-by-step guide here. If this is something that you’d like to try […]

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Reptile Thermostat

Know Your Reptile Thermostats

Thermostats are the heart of most reptile setups and enclosures. Although it is possible to set up without one, most enclosures are better and safer if they incorporate a thermostat. With the only downside being the initial cost it is difficult to see why anyone would do without one. Not only do thermostats automatically monitor […]

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HatchRite

How to Incubate Reptile Eggs Using HatchRite

1. Open pre-measured bag of HatchRite and put it into the incubation container. HatchRite material should clump together slightly and should fill the container to approximately 75% full. 2. Place eggs into the incubation container. Nestle them about halfway deep into the HatchRite. Place them in the position in which you found them. It is […]

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How to Incubate Tortoise Eggs

Tortoises have been a very popular pet in the UK since the 60s and some people are still caring for their childhood pet today. For many people, tortoises are their first interaction with a reptile and their invitation to the wider hobby. At Northampton Reptile Centre, Hermanns and Greek Spur-Thigh tortoises are still very popular to […]

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How to Incubate Corn Snake Eggs!

Corn snakes are one of the UK’s most popular pet snakes and for good reason. Corn snakes have a great temperament, are very easy to care for, remain a manageable size and come in a variety of colours and patterns. At Northampton Reptile Centre they are one of the snakes we most often recommend to new […]

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