Crested Geckos

Do Crested Geckos Need UVB?

UVB light is a part of the ultraviolet spectrum and can provide health benefits to crested geckos. Do crested geckos need UVB? The simple answer is no, they do not need UVB. However, it can be good for their health, so stick around to find out why. So, the debate is ongoing.  Many crested gecko […]

Crested Geckos

Dehydrated Crested Gecko?

Crested geckos require fresh water, misting and bathing to retain decent hydration levels. Dehydration in crested geckos can be a very serious problem. In this article, we will cover everything that you need to know about your dehydrated crested gecko. You will learn about everything from signs that your crested gecko is dehydrated to causes […]

Crested Geckos

How Big Do Crested Geckos Get?

If you own a pet that you’ve never had before, you may be unaware of how large that pet could get. Naturally, the same is true of Crested Geckos. So, how big do Crested Geckos get? We’ll be covering that in great detail in this article. Before we answer this question, it should be said […]

Crested Geckos

Do Crested Geckos Need a Heat Lamp?

Crested geckos do not necessarily need a heat lamp, and this is one factor which most people are miss lead by. Oftentimes, radiant heat is enough. A low-wattage heat lamp is ok though, especially in climates with low temperatures. In this situation, we would definitely recommend a heat lamp. Crested geckos need slight temperature variations […]

Turtles

What Diseases Do Turtles Carry?

Turtles are some of the most ancient and fascinating reptiles to have as a pet. They make a wonderful addition to aquariums and provide a glimpse into the most ancient origins of the earth itself. But, like having any animal as a pet, we have to understand what it means to care for Turtles, and […]

Turtles

Do Turtle Bites Hurt?

When you have a pet turtle, you should expect to get bitten at least once. If it hasn’t happened yet, it might be coming. It is common to wonder if turtles can hurt you when they bite. While turtles don’t have teeth, they do have a beak and very strong jaw muscles, but do turtle […]

Turtles

Can Turtles See In The Dark?

Turtles are an amazing creature. Some species of turtle are often spotted at night. This is most often true for sea turtles, who lay their eggs at night. If you are wondering whether turtles can see in the dark or not, you aren’t alone.  Turtles aren’t considered to have night vision, but that doesn’t stop […]

Turtles

Do Turtles Yawn?

Anyone who has cared for a turtle has probably noticed their little pet yawning at one time or another. It is adorable to see your tiny reptile basking in its tank yawning as it rests seemingly without a care in the world. But is this really what it looks like? Do turtles yawn? The answer […]

Turtles

Where Do Leatherback Sea Turtles Live?

Out of all the turtles liviing in the oceans of the earth, the Leatherback Sea Turtle is one of the largest, oldest species and one of the most interesting. They have the widest distribution because of the great distances they swim, but where do leatherback sea turtles live? With such a huge range of places […]