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Here's How To Care For Your Beloved Bearded Dragon

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A Care Guide For Raising Bearded Dragons Owning a bearded dragon will bring many years of joy and curiosity. They are wonderful animals, and make for excellent pets. They are naturally curious and amusing, and just as caring and interesting as a feline or canine. But owning a dragon isn’t common, and knowing how to start your bearded dragon care is challenging due to how uncommon they are.  So it’s a great step in the right direction to learn everything you can about proper bearded dragon care. One word of caution if you haven't purchased a bearded dragon yet, is...

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The Nutritional Value of Superworms for your Pets

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The Nutritional Value of Superworms is a hotly debated topic on the world of herpetologists.  Some reasons are that the fat content is too much.  But for an egg-laying mother, those fat additional fat reserves will come in handy.  And their calcium to phosphorus ratio is not in tune with the actual needs for many reptiles.  But overall, no matter where you find superworms for sale, they are inevitably a nice supplement to a bearded dragon's diet.     Moisture (%) Protein (%) Fat (%) Fiber (%) Calcium (mg/kg) Phosphorus (%) Superworms 58 20 18 3 177 2,370 Crickets 70...

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A Quick Run Down of a Cricket's Life Cycle

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Here's The Cricket Life Cycle Cheat Sheet to give you a Fast & Furious Head Start on your Cricket Curriculum Mother Cricket Lays hundreds of Eggs Eggs incubate for 14 days “nymph” hatches from the egg “nymph” grows into a cricket And here's the detailed version of that story... The glamorous life of a feeder cricket starts with an impregnated female.  The female crickets have the ovipositors.  Many people think these are tails.  But instead, they're a tubes from which the impregnated female cricket deposits her eggs.  And the mother cricket can lay hundreds of eggs at a time.   But she...

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What should I put In my cricket habitat?

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My crickets deserve the best habitat known to man and insect!  But what should I put inside of their new home? This is a common question that crosses the minds of many cricket enthusiasts.  And although the answer may seem obvious, it's difficult to know what goes on inside the mind of a cricket, to meet their complete satisfaction.  And although we consider ourselves to be cricket whisperers, we'd by lying to you if we told you we took the time to get to know every cricket we shipped across the world.  So the best we can offer is what...

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Pinhead Crickets: How To Raise Baby Crickets

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Cricket Growing Tools cricket tub cricket egg bedding Let Pinhead Crickets Be The Catalyst For Your Cricket Grow Room Whether you accidentally placed an order for the incorrect cricket size, or are actively breeding your feeder insects, the care for your pinhead crickets can be a bit of a mystery. Baby crickets are quite tiny, generally tiny enough to escape from the usual enclosures one might use for their bugs, and so there’s a little bit of specialized care that goes into caring for them. Pinhead Cricket The Enclosure As we all know, even with the best of enclosures, sometimes...

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