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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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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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Specialist Reptile Livefoods

Calci Worms Calci Worms are the larvae of the Black Soldier Fly. They are unique in that they store calcium in their exoskeleton, giving them a high calcium content with the added benefit of an excellent calcium to phosphorus ratio; in fact, they can contain up to 60 times more calcium than commonly used feeder […]

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Receiving Livefood Deliveries During Cold Weather

During cold weather, we make every effort to ensure that your livefood arrives as warm as possible. To do this we use different packing methods depending on the severity of the predicted weather. This may include the use of heat packs, insulation inside the outer cartons or automatic upgrade of delivery service. However, despite all […]

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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 look after your live food

As we all know the healthier your live food is the better it will be for your pet reptiles and amphibians. Whether you are feeding crickets, locust or meal worms you will want them to last the longest they possibly can and contribute as much to our pet’s diet as possible. In this blog we […]

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Top 10 Reptile Livefoods

We sell a lot of reptile livefood. In fact, we sell more reptile livefood than anything else on our website. So here’s a quick list of 10 livefoods that we really like and use in our Northampton store to feed to our reptiles. 1. Brown Crickets Silent brown crickets are one of the most popular […]

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