Are you looking for a career in Social Media, Marketing or Business but don’t want to go to College or University? Then this could be for you… With the Skillwise Apprenticeship Programme you’ll become one of the UK’s first; Social Media / Mini Marketer / Business Admin Apprentices all wrapped into one! This modern apprenticeship […]
The Arcadia Jungle Dawn is a full spectrum LED plant growth lamp with proven results. This energy efficient product emits light at 6.5k kelvin which is commonly thought of as the colour of natural sunlight. The Jungle Dawn LED is bright! We use them here in Northampton Reptile Centre over our live terrarium plants and […]
We have hundreds of species of reptiles available today and they make a great pet! Most are bred in captivity these days, but do you know where their wild cousins are from? Is your beardie Brazilian or Australian? Answer the 10 questions in this quiz and see how good your reptile geography is!
When housing tropical reptiles, amphibians and mountainous species Exo Terra glassÂ terrariumsÂ have a few advantages over their wooden vivariums. They are well suited to these animals as they diffuse heat at a greater rate than wooden enclosures and can be exposed toÂ higher humidity levels than wooden vivariums. Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre we use them […]
When the UK gets some nice weather (it does happen), it can be beneficial to let your tortoise get some fresh air, soak up some rays and enjoy some time in an outside tortoise enclosure. So this can be done safely, Zoo Med have manufactured a couple of enclosures that can be used as outdoor […]
There has been a lot of debate over the last couple of years on the importance of UV lighting in leopard geckos environments. Some are kept without a UV source and survive without any obvious issues, however there are cases of leopard geckos suffering with clear health issues as a direct result of a lack […]
The term bioactive is oneÂ that has been thrown around a lot amongst the reptile groups and forums over the past few years, even though it’s methods have been around for much longer (many of the various frog keepers can tell you this!). In a nut-shell, using a suitably sized vivarium for your Royal, you create […]
One of the easiest and most energy efficient way to light an enclosure isÂ to use LED strips. TheÂ White Python LED strips are incredibly easy to install and look great! We use them in many of our vivariums, particularly when we require additional light with adding extra heat. The modular system allows you to extend or […]
Type into Google ‘Northampton Reptile Centre’ or even just ‘Reptile Centre’ and you should see a new featured added to the Google search results at the top-right of the page. You can now see inside Northampton Reptile Centre by taking Google’s 360o virtual shop tour! I have embedded the shop tour below. Just click where […]
Yemen Chameleons (Chamealeo calyptratus) make great pets! Their needs are simple, their diet is basic and they can be handled fairly easily. The only thing you really need to worry about with this animal is getting the set up right first time. With the correct set up you can ensure that the animal is getting […]
We thought the shop could do with a little makeover. So, to brighten it up we ordered some large reptile artworkÂ for the bottom of our apex ceiling. Have a look through the gallery of images below (or visit us in Northampton!) and let us know what you think!