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Top 3 Pet Snakes for Beginners

Lets put it out there, snakes are the best! Imagine having a colourful and interesting pet that will enjoy attention when it’s provided but doesn’t need it to thrive. A pet that only needs feeding once a week or once a fortnight depending on the age and species. A pet that poops as much as […]

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5 Top Tips for New Reptile Keepers

Reptiles and amphibians make excellent pets. The sheer number of species and variability of their behaviour and care requirements means that there is almost certainly a perfect pet reptile or amphibian for most people. While they are easily available and commonly kept they are still exotic pets and there are some things that need to […]

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5 Ways to Increase Humidity for Reptiles

Reptiles can be found in different environments all over the world meaning that the conditions required for them to thrive will vary wildly from species to species. The four main points to consider when setting up a reptiles enclosure are humidity, heating, lighting and husbandry (including decor). Many people in the UK find humidity to […]

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Which type of thermostat should I buy?

One of the most frequent questions we are asked at the Northampton Reptile Centre would be which thermostat do you need. The answer to this question really relies on what kind of heating equipment you are currently using and what you are trying to achieve with the equipment. There are 3 main types of thermostat including pulse […]

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