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Paludarium Set-up Guide: Plants Fish and Reptiles!

Paludariums are a type of tall glass enclosure designed to allow for a large body of water followed by a land area and canopy. They have gained a lot of popularity since the advent of bio-active enclosures and can be a beautifully complex addition to a keepers collection. Due to the inevitable high humidity, they […]


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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 […]


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ZooMed Paludariums are here!

Following the success of live plant setups and fully bio-active enclosures, we have noticed that many customers have wanted to go a step further and integrate both an aquatic and natural land area to their enclosure. ZooMed has now come to market with their own Paludarium. Paludariums The ZooMed Pauldarium is much like a classic […]


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Arid Bioactive Vivarium

How to Create an Arid Bioactive Vivarium

Bioactive enclosures are currently more popular than ever. If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase ‘bioactive’ in terms of reptile keeping, it basically means keeping your reptiles in a living ecosystem cohabiting with other organisms that form part of a natural environment. This may include live plants, as well as ‘clean-up crew‘ critters that clean up […]


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5 Good Plants for Jungle Bioactive Terrariums

One of the biggest current trends in reptile keeping is the move to bio-active enclosures for arboreal geckos and frogs. Not only do they look great but they provide a dynamic environment for your pet, oxygenate the room and reduce the amount of time you will need to spend cleaning. We have recently upgraded our terrariums […]


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The Top 5 Bioactive Clean Up Crew

In recent years bioactive reptile and amphibian set ups have become a great way to keep your exotic pets. The recent introduction of new bioactive substrates like ProRep’s Bio Life range and Arcadia’s Earth Mix have made it easy to set up your own self-sustaining enclosure at home. A key part of this system is […]


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How to Set Up a Bioactive Royal Python Vivarium

The term bioactive is one 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 […]


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