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Monitor Lizard Care Guide - The Critter Depot

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Monitor Lizard Care Guide Table of Contents Table of Contents Ask an Expert Post your questions on our Monitor Lizard forum.  Our in-house zoologist can answer your questions on habitats, sanitation, feeding, and proper Monitor Lizard care.  We also love seeing pics, so if you don't have any questions, post a picture anyway for us to admire! Facts and Figures for the Monitor Lizard Monitor lizards are indigenous to Africa, Asia, Australia, and Indonesia, living in habitats as varied as deserts, forests, and savannahs. Some monitors are primarily terrestrial, while others are arboreal. Most monitors are good climbers regardless of...

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Boa Constrictor Care Guide

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Boa Constrictor Care Guide Boa Constrictor Basics Boa constrictors are an extremely popular snake in the pet trade and make an excellent adult beginning keeper’s pet. Although there are several species of boa constrictors found in the pet trade, the two most common are red-tail boas (Boa constrictor constrictor) and northern boas (Boa constrictor imperator). Red Tail Boa Red Tail Boa Boa Constrictor Imperator   These snakes are native to parts of North, Central, and South America. Other than a slight size difference, their care is fairly similar, and they both tend to do well in captivity. For the purpose of...

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Ball Python Care Guide: Habitat, Substrates, Feeding, Sanitation - The Critter Depot

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Ball Python Care Guide Table of Contents Ask an Expert  Ball pythons are the most popular pet snake in America.  But even though they are common reptiles, they still have their needs and complexities.  If you're curious about owning a ball python, or have questions about the one you already own, you can share them on our Ball Python forum.  Our in-house zoologist moderates all posts and can help answer any questions you have.  And our helpful community is great and supportive and can help you as well. Ball Pythons for Sale Finding a reputable ball python breeder is a...

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Feeder Chicks for Reptiles

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Feeder chicks for reptiles Large constrictor types of snakes and carnivorous monitor lizards are not the most popular of reptile pets. That being said, there are 4.5 million reptile pet owners in the USA, some of which are these larger species. While lizards such as leopard geckos and bearded dragons are the most popular in many places, snakes are king in certain other regions. In Illinois, for instance, snakes are the most preferred reptile pet, with boas being at the top of the preferences. Many of these snakes will not get over 6 feet, such as the ball python, a...

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Why are Dubia Roaches illegal in Florida?

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Why Are Dubia Roaches Illegal in Florida?  Dubia roaches are a very popular feeder insect for owners of all kinds of reptiles. They have a lot of benefits, from their nutritional value to how easy they are to keep in colonies.  But for reptile lovers in Florida, it’s not that easy. Florida has outlawed dubia roaches statewide. But why? And what options does that leave you with?  In this guide, we’ll go over everything you need to know about the dubia roach debacle. We’ll also offer some alternatives so you can get your reptile pets everything they need.  Dubia Roaches...

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