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Tomato Frog Care Guide

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Tomato Frog Care Guide Table of Contents Ask an Expert Tomato frogs are unique and beautiful pets.  But their temperament and habitat requirements may make them difficult to care for.  New and experienced owners can ask their questions on our Tomato Frog forum.  Our informed community and zoologists will help guide you in the right direction. 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...

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Kenyan Sand Boa Care Guide - The Critter Depot

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Kenyan Sand Boa Care Guide Table of Contents Ask an Expert Kenyan Sand Boas are unique and beautiful pets.  But their temperament may make them difficult to care for.  New and experienced owners can ask their questions on our Kenyan Sand Boa forum.  Our informed community and zoologists will help guide you in the right direction. Kenyan Sand Boa Basics The Kenyan sand boa (Eryx colubrinus) has a dedicated and growing following due to its manageable size, passive personality, and simplicity of care.  Also referred to as the East African sand boa, these gentle and attractive snakes are great for...

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What bedding material should I use for my chicken brooder?

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What Bedding Can I Use In My Chicken Brooder?  You have your chick brooder designed and are ready to put your baby chicks in it, but don’t know what type of bedding material to use. While it would seem like any soft, absorbent material is fine for bedding, this is not always the case, as some materials are toxic and others are subpar. Here we will look at what type of bedding material to use to keep your egg laying chicks warm and safe so they make it to adulthood.  Ideal Bedding For Your Chicken Brooder The ideal bedding materials...

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How to Breed Madagascar Hissing Roaches

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How to Start and Maintain a Madagascar Hissing Roach Colony If you're looking to find an easy, nutritious, stable food source for your pet reptiles, Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a great option. They're healthy, easy to care for, and they don't stink like crickets.  In this guide, I'll give you all the basic tips you need to start your own Madagascar hissing roach colony. From basic setup to long-term care, everything you need to know is listed below.  Basic Information The Madagascar hissing cockroach (or Gromphadorhina arthropoda) is a fairly easy insect to care for. Their basic needs are a...

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How to Feed Crickets

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Guide to Feeding Crickets Crickets will require differing feeding regimes depending on the phase of their life cycle. The types of food presented to them will also depend upon their final use, the keeper’s budget, their age, and certain aesthetic parameters. Adult crickets order in bulk are easy to keep alive.  They will thrive on both prepared rations and food scraps. The keeper feeding crickets to pets will need to manage a gutloading vs daily maintenance equation.  Daily Maintenance for cricket colony Daily maintenance of a colony of adults can be done with a varied diet of dry foods. Cricket...

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