Top 10 Exotic Pets for Beginners

One of the real pleasures of exotic pets is quite simply how many different species there are available. From the common to the rare, from the cheap to the expensive and from the easy to care for to the virtually impossible. Irrespective of who you are if you have enough passion and a little money …

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Reptiles Good For Handling

handling reptiles

One of the first questions I receive from people when they find out I keep a menagerie of exotic pets is “do you handle them?”. Sadly, they’re often disappointed with my answer. The fact is that while some reptiles are suitable for handling, the vast majority aren’t. As responsible reptile keepers our first priority must …

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Tarantula Substrates: What’s Best?

Tarantula keeping has come a long way since its early days. We now have more species available, new types of cages and a better understanding of tarantula husbandry than ever before. In terms of keeping tarantulas, one of the most hotly-contested subjects is that of tarantula substrates. Each have their own strengths and weaknesses but …

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Reasons For Keeping Exotic Pets

If you ask many exotic pet keepers why they look after an assortment of strange and unusual animals many will simply say “because I love them!” and in my heart I know I feel a similar way. I want to surround myself with exotic pets just like other people love to watch the football or …

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