Bosc Monitor Care Sheet (Varanus exanthematicus)

Bosc monitors are one of the more popular large lizard species kept in captivity. Hailing from Eastern and Northern Africa, the bosc monitor is capable of growing up to five feet (150cm) in length, though in reality most specimens top out at a more modest three to four feet in length (90-120cm). While these certainly …

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Best Small Pet Lizards

What is the best temperature for leopard geckos?

Pet lizards come in a huge range of sizes, from tiny leaf chameleons little bigger than your fingernail, through to giants such as monitor lizards and green iguanas. For many of us, having limited space at home, small pet lizards are the easiest to accommodate. What’s more, many of the best small pet lizards are …

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Giant Day Gecko Care Sheet (Phelsuma grandis)

The Giant Day Gecko has been on my “bucket list” of reptiles since I was a small boy. So imagine my excitement when I had the opportunity to buy an adult breeding pair of these beauties some months ago! How could I possibly say no? Since purchasing my giant day geckos I’ve done a ridiculous …

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Leopard Gecko Temperature: How Warm Should My Vivarium Be?

What is the best temperature for leopard geckos?

Like other reptiles, leopard geckos are cold-blooded. Instead of producing their own heat like mammals, they instead regulate their temperature by moving around their environment. Leopard geckos may bask in the morning sun to warm up or shelter beneath a rock ledge to keep cool in the hottest part of the day.  Providing a suitable …

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Crested Gecko Care Sheet – Vivariums, Feeding, Heating & More

The crested gecko was once feared extinct, until the species was rediscovered in the 1990s. Since then it has become one of the most popular pet lizards in the world. There are a number of reasons for this including: Ease of Feeding – A major concern among new reptile keepers is what their pet will …

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Blue Tongue Skink Care Sheet

The blue tongue skink has become one of the most popular pet lizards in the world. If you’re currently doing your research before purchasing your first blue tongue skink then read our detailed blue tongue skink care sheet for all the key information you need to know… Blue Tongue Skink Cages Blue tongue skinks are …

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