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Popular Pet Care Guides

We love our pets.  And caring for them requires the proper equipment, feed schedule and habitats.  And not all pets need the same love and attention.  So here are some in-depth care guides, written by zoologists and herpetologists, on how to care for our beloved pets.  

These articles will discuss:

  • Basic facts
  • Habitat Set up - temperature, lighting, tanks
  • Feeding Schedules - what type of food and how often
  • Cleaning - how often to clean your pet's habitat, and pet

And if you're looking for reviews, here are some articles on commonly used equipment for your reptiles and amphibians:

And please remember that it's equally important to be on the lookout for common diseases.  Reptiles and amphibians are susceptible to bacteria and viruses.  So if your beloved pet appears lethargic, doesn't have a normal appetite, or trembles, then it could be a sign that they should see the closest reptile vet near you.  

Pet Care Guides

bearded dragon care guide

Bearded Dragon Care Guide

Bearded dragons are the most popular reptile pet in America.  They come from Australia, are people friendly, unique, and can live up to 20 years with proper care.  

Ball Python Care Guide

Ball Python Care Guide

Ball pythons are docile, and don't mind being handled.  They're great reptile pets, but have specific needs to ensure their health and happiness.

blue tongue skink care guide

Blue Tongue Skink Care Guide

Blue tongue skinks are docile pets, that are generally easy to care for.  They prefer low terrariums, with a lot of ground space, and shouldn't be kept with other skinks.  

corn snake care guide

Corn snake care guide.

Corn snakes are the most popular snake pet in America.  They are curious snakes, and enjoy being handled, making them a nice pet for anyone interested in learning about snakes.  

crested gecko care guide

Crested Gecko Care Guide

Crested geckos have suction cups on the ends of their toes, making them great climbers.  So be sure to get a vertical habitat with lots of things to climb on.

Green Iguana Care Guide

Green Iguana Care Guide

Green iguanas are beautiful and majestic.  But they require frequent sanitation, baths, and specific habitat set ups.  Here are some important details on how to care for your green iguana.

Green tree python care guide

Green Tree Python Care Guide

Green tree pythons, surprisingly, come in a variety of colors.  They are beautiful, and unique.  But require specific care.  Here's how to maintain proper sanitation and diets to ensure their health and happiness.

Hedgehog Pet Care Guide

Hedgehog Care Guide

Hedgehogs are adorable mammals that get along well with adults and older children.  But avoid these foods and bedding to ensure their health and happiness.

Hognose Snake Care Guide

Hognose Snake Care Guide

Hognose snakes are the easiest snakes to care for.  They are friendly, and unique, but have their own needs when it comes to setting up their habitat, feeding schedule, and sanitation. 

leopard gecko care guide

Leopard Gecko Care Guide

Leopard geckos are the 2nd most popular reptile pet in America.  Their relatively easy to care for.  But their habitats should be kept clean or else they can easily get infections.

paman frog care guide

Pacman Frog Care Guide

Pacman frogs are unique frogs with hearty appetites.  They come in a variety of morphs with beautiful color patterns.  Here are important steps to ensuring excellent Pacman Frog husbandry. 

pixie frog care guide

 Pixie Frog Care Guide

Pixie frogs are shit-machines.  And they're not very friendly.  If you want a grumpy pet, then pixie frogs might be the perfect bloat for you.

Roxy Boa Care Guide

Rosy Boa Care Guide

Snakes can be great pets.  And Rosy Boas are very docile, and enjoys gentle handling.  Here's some important care keeping facts on Rosy Boas. 

tarantula care guide

Tarantula Care Guide

Tarantulas are creepy, crawly, and beautiful.  But there's a variety of species.  Here we recommend the Red Knee Tarantula because they are easy for beginner tarantula owners.
tiger salamander care guide

Tiger Salamander Care Guide

Tiger salamanders are beautiful amphibians the require unique care and sanitation. Their habitats need to be cleaned with non-cholorinated spring water to ensure their healthy and happiness.

Veiled Chameleon Care Guide

Veiled chameleons are majestic and beautiful reptiles.  But they're more difficult to care for compared to Bearded Dragons, and require specific humidity levels and temperatures.