Reptile Info

Invasive Species List Updates

Invasive Species List Updates

Below are Major Updates to the Invasive Species Legislation Corn Snakes have been removed from the invasive species list Boa Constrictors have been removed from the list for Gauteng and no longer require permits Green Iguanas have been removed from...

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Boa Natural Habitat

​When most of us think of the habitat Boas come from we think of steaming hot tropical rain forests dripping with humidity but the habitat for Common Boas varies from this quite a bit. In their extreme northerly distribution in...

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Red Tailed Boa Name Change

​It may come to you as a shock but the Red Tailed Boa you have as a pet, see in a pet store, reptile expo or on an online ad is not actually a Red Tailed Boa to explain this...

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Top 5 Tips for African Fat Tailed Geckos

  1. Humidity African Fat Tailed Geckos require more humidity than their cousins the Leopard Geckos. A humidity level of 60-70% can be maintaned by providing a moist hide filled with Sphagnum moss and by spraying the cage down with...

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Breeding King Snakes

Breeding King Snakes

    Brumation In order to successfully breed King Snakes you will have to put them through a cooling period. This cooling period is called brumation. Start by increasing feeding in late April to give your King Snake the extra...

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African Fat Tailed Gecko Care Sheet

Where to get your pet African Fat Tailed Gecko African Fat Tailed Geckos are native to West Africa. There has been a flood of wild caught African Fat Tailed Geckos into South Africa recently. I have seen these specimens and...

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Reptile Health Care

Shedding Problems  The best way to avoid shedding problems is to spray your reptile’s cage with water once a day whilst it is in its shed phase. This will increase the humidity in the cage and will usually result in...

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What Do Garter Snakes Eat?

Live Fish North American Garter Snakes will eat live fish of a suitable size. Types of live fish which are suitable to feed to Garter Snakes are guppies, platties, tilapia and mosquito fish. Avoid gold fish as they contain an...

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Blood Python Morph List

Blood Python Morph List

Normal Red Blood Python Normal red Blood Pythons are red with yellow blotches and sometimes with a  stripe running down the back. The best quality red Blood Pythons are stunning snakes which are bright blood red with clear crisp yellow...

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Blood Python Care Sheet

Choosing your Blood Python When it comes to choosing a pet Blood Python always choose a captive bred Blood Python. Wild caught or ranched Blood Pythons do not adapt to captivity very well and will be hyper aggressive, poor feeders...

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