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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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Anole Care Guide - The Critter Depot

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Anole Care Guide Table of Contents What's the Deal with these Little Lizards? There are about 300 species of anoles primarily distributed within the West Indian and Neotropical regions. Specifically, they are found in Southeastern USA, Cuba, Jamaica, and other Caribbean islands. There are over 36 species of non-native anoles breeding in the wilds of the US, and there has been considerable interbreeding, so markings may be considerably altered from the true wild types. Only the green anole is native to the U.S.  All others where released or escaped pets. The vast majority of green anoles sold in the pet...

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Tomato Frog Care Guide

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Tomato Frog Care Guide Table of Contents What Are Tomato Frogs? Round and red, this species is found exclusively in Madagascar along the eastern rainforest belt of the island. Tomato frogs primarily inhabit rainforests and swamp forests, where they prefer slow moving, almost stagnant waterways and ponds. The frogs sold in the pet trade are one of 3 subspecies of Dyscophus. They are sometimes called false tomato frogs or Sambava tomato frogs.  These frogs have unique vocalizations that can be heard in the evening and throughout the night when they are most active.  Are Tomato Frogs Good Pets? As pets...

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Frilled Dragon Care Guide - The Critter Depot

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Frilled Dragon Care Guide Table of Contents What are Frilled Dragons? Frilled dragons are native to the forests of New Guinea and Northern Australia. Although frillies do come in a variety of colors, there is only one documented species. Color The body of the lizard is darker than the frill, which is often a yellow or orange color, but those colors can vary, depending on which region or country they are from.  These are unique, beautiful reptiles, made popular by the film Jurassic Park. They were even pictured on the Australian two-cent coin until 1991!  Size Australian adult males grow...

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Plants for Crested Gecko Habitat

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Crested Geckos: What Plants Can I Safely Use? Most crested gecko owners want to beautify their vivariums by adding a variety of living plants. Living plants can add tremendous aesthetic value to most crested gecko habitats. However, plants must be selected carefully. Some varieties of plant may be toxic or harmful to your lizard, and they should be avoided or kept separate from your pet.  While there is no single list of “good” and “bad” terrarium plants, most common houseplants and ornamentals can be used in crested gecko enclosure. Plus, if you are unsure, there are some pretty easy ways...

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