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The Nutritional Benefits of Worm Castings

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Why Worm Castings Can Be a Gardener’s Best Friend Vermicomposting is becoming pretty common among gardeners in-the-know. And for good reason.  Not only can you recycle some of the waste from your kitchen, but the benefits of worm castings are that they are excellent fertilizers. That’s not just information from people who like composting worms; it’s a basic fact that their benefits are extraordinary.  Worm castings is a more polite way to say worm poop.  And basically, as a worm tunnels through the soil, they will eat decaying organic material, digest it, and transform it into nutritionally rich fertilizer for your lawn and garden. ...

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Gargoyle Gecko Care Guide

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Gargoyle Gecko Care Guide Gargoyle Gecko Intro Gargoyle geckos are originally from New Caledonia (a group of islands between Fiji and Australia). They were once considered among the rarest lizards in captivity. Today, they are bred in large numbers and have become standard fare in the pet trade. Life Span These are good-sized geckos and with proper care and housing can reach 9 inches in total snout to vent length. Gargoyle geckos are sexually mature when 15 to 18 months of age, and have a life span up to 20 years. Cost Among the least expensive of all the species...

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12 Amazing Snakes for Beginners

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Looking at Snakes?  These are 12 amazing snakes for beginners Snakes On A Plane!  Honestly, I think that would make the flight pretty enjoyable, esssssspecially if they were the kinds of snakes discussed in this article.  Important Questions to Consider Snakes are very different from companion animals and livestock. Because of this, they have very different husbandry and care requirements. Choosing an appropriate beginner snake will depend very much on the characteristics of the beginner, not just those of the snake species itself.  Is the beginner a child, or an adult?  Does the beginner have plenty of space for an enclosure,...

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What Do Frogs Eat?

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What Do Frogs Eat? Different Frogs - Same Diet? It’s common sense that different species of amphibians will have different nutritional requirements.  There will even be differences within species between individuals dictated by age, sex, past health conditions, etc. However, there are some commonalities in nutrition that provide a baseline from which to start best practices in the feeding regimen. Mmmm... Fat For instance, oils and fats are important in amphibian diets, and quantity and quality matter. An excess of lipids in the diet can lead to obesity (just like with people) and general imbalance in respect to protein or...

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READ BEFORE BUYING - How To Identify Excellent Bearded Dragon Breeders - The Critter Depot

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READ BEFORE BUYING - Bearded Dragon Breeders Table of Contents   Bearded dragons are unique and amazing pets.  Which is why you're curious about owning one.  You’ve done your homework, and thoroughly researched how to care for one.  And you closely examined the monthly finances required to care for one.  You made the decision on either buying a brilliantly colored morph or adopting a rescue beardie.  And you've also determined whether or not you are going to start with a juvenile or an adult. Now, where to get one?  Many new reptile owners may think big box pet stores are...

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