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How to Fish for Sturgeon - The Critter Depot

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How To Catch a Sturgeon Table of Contents   Sturgeon Factoids The word sturgeon is commonly used to refer to about 27 species of fish in the same family. These species have evolved into their own niche based on their location and habitat. Generally, sturgeon are found in subtropical, temperate, subarctic rivers, lakes and coastlines in the Northern Hemisphere. Fisherman in some parts of the country may be more familiar with the closely related paddlefish. As a group, these fish are sometimes referred to as primitive fish. This is largely in response to the fact these fish have remained relatively...

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How Long Do Bearded Dragons Live? - The Critter Depot

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How Long Do Bearded Dragons Live? Table of Contents As is true with many wild animals kept as pets, bearded dragons live longer in captivity when given proper care. The key term here is proper care. Otherwise, they can live short, miserable, captive lives and would be better off taking their chances against their natural predators. Wild bearded dragons tend to live 7 years, give or take a year. Pampered dragons, tended by loving and skilled keepers, can live to 15 years. The key factors for ensuring a captive bearded dragon's longevity are: Good genetics nutrition - acceptable vegetables and...

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How to Catch Rainbow Trout - The Critter Depot

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How to Catch Rainbow Trout Table of Contents Rainbow trout may be the most beautiful game fish in North America. They get their name from their coloration.  You can see nearly every color of the rainbow on their scales, which lead to the appropriate nomenclature. Their native habitats are the mountain streams and lakes west of the Rocky Mountains. These native haunts are cold water streams, rivers and lakes usually feed by mountain snow run off. Look for Cold Water The single biggest factor in a rainbow trout’s habitat is cold water. Unlike some other game fish that become lethargic...

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Bearded Dragon Cost - The Critter Depot

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How Much Does a Bearded Dragon Cost? Table of Contents   Upfront Costs Owning a pet is a responsibility.  And this responsibility incurs both monthly and annual costs for the expected and unexpected needs of the pet. Bearded Dragons are not the most expensive nor difficult of reptile pets.  But they do require TLC to ensure their health and happiness. They are a good pet for a beginner.  But caring for your bearded dragon will require forethought and a certain amount of resources for the set up. These resources can be costly.  But it's a noble expense to ensure the health and...

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Identify Excellent Bearded Dragon Breeders - The Critter Depot

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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.  You made the decision on either buying a brilliantly colored morph or adopting a rescued 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? Never Buy a Bearded Dragon From These Locations First off – try to stay away from the large commercial chains such as Petco and PetSmart. They often buy from very large operations with very low...

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