Yellow-headed day geckos (Phelsuma klemmeri) are a relatively rare sight for us but we were lucky enough to get a few in towards the end of January. Also known as Klemmer’s day gecko, Cheerful day gecko or Neon day gecko these tiny lizards are adorable little speed demons. They are native to the northwestern region […]
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5 Great Vegetables for Bearded Dragons
At the Northampton Reptile Centre, bearded dragons are by far the most popular pet lizards for beginner keepers. They have a great personality, they don’t get too large and they are normally easy to keep and easy to handle which makes them a great first choice. While it has long been known that dragons commonly […]
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 […]
Panther chameleon – Our favourite locales
Panther chameleons are a beautiful tree-dwelling lizard found in Madagascar. They are a popular species commonly kept in the UK. This is mostly due to their amazing colouration and variability, their great personality and how easy they are to handle. The panther chameleon can only be found in a relatively small area in the wild […]
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 […]
6 ‘Creepy’ Animals this Halloween!
Halloween is a special holiday all around the world and conjures certain images, one of which is certain to be creepy crawlies, large amphibians and sinister looking reptiles. Massive tarantulas, slithering millipedes and slimy snails are all definitely in keeping with the Halloween theme and can also make brilliant pets. Here are our top 5 favourite […]
Grow Your Own Reptile Food! ProRep’s Edible Plants
The time has come to grow your own reptile food. In recent years it has become increasingly popular to include live plants in exotic pet enclosures. Every other gecko frog enclosure we sell seems to be a full bio-active kit and for good reason. It helps to keep humidity up, the plants oxygenate your tank and hard working […]