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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 happiness...

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How to Fish for Largemouth Bass - The Critter Depot

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How to Catch Largemouth Bass Table of Contents Largemouth Bass Habitat The largemouth bass may be the most popular gamefish in all of North America. The largemouth covers all habitats from Mexico to the far north. In fact, the only region they are not located is in the state of Alaska. These fish are also found in many different types of water and ecosystems. Bass can be found in huge man-made reservoirs, natural lakes, rivers, streams, and ponds. All these factors lend themselves to the largemouth bass sitting on the throne of the most popular game fish in North America....

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Green Iguana Care Guide - The Critter Depot

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Green Iguana Care Guide Table of Contents Introduction to Green Iguanas These creatures are the mood rings of the reptile world. Yes, they are generally green, especially those from central America as opposed to the browner Mexico locales. But this can change with mood, environment and health. A brilliant green is not necessarily the happiest or healthiest of iguanas, but it might be! Part of the fun and challenge of this species is knowing their individual personalities and needs, and no two are alike. Adult males grow to approximately 6-7 feet in length and adult females are two thirds that...

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