Common Health Problems For Snake’s

An often neglected part in snake care are the various diseases from which the reptiles can be vulnerable even despite good housing conditions. Experience has shown that reptiles that have been adopted from nature get sick faster than in the wild.  Although the risk is lower, offspring can also get sick. For the adopted to be treated, it is important …

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How To Treat Snake Scale Rot

Clean the enclosure of your snake as lack of a sanitary habitat is such a significant and vital factor in the production of scale rot it is important to include the cleaning of the enclosure as a form of treatment. Treating your snakes habitat to disinfect everything inside and covering all soiled bedding with either dry newspaper or paper towels …

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Snake Mites Treatment

Snake mites are an irritating external parasite that affects snakes of course and they wedge themselves in between their scales and suck the snake’s blood. The good news is that snake mites are easy to treat but if left untreated the snake will die from the mites and how bad they can get. Snake mites can also act as a …

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What is Snake Mites?

The most common external parasites found in snakes are the well-known snake mites (Ophionyssus Natricis). Almost every snake holder will face this problem over time. Mites are recognizable as tiny, black dots, which are particularly active in the evening and at night and sometimes crawl around the snake occasionally, sometimes in large numbers. Young mites, in particular, are not easy …

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Animals of Australia

Located in the southern hemisphere off by itself, Australia has many native animals found nowhere else on the planet. Some of the most unusual are the marsupials – mammals that gestate their young in a pouch. Two of the best places to see these amazing animals are Tasmania and Kangaroo Island. Marsupials of Australia Over half of Australia’s mammals are …

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How To Make a Bioactive Terrarium

An increasingly popular subject in the reptile community is the bioactive setup. I will be explaining how to put together a bioactive enclosure for a tropical setup, when you’re building one at home. Our setups are on 12x12x18 inches. Exoteric enclosures. It will be tropical. This set up is suitable for Cuban false chameleons. Not only do bioactive setups provide …

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Poison Dart Frog Care Sheet

Poison dart frogs (Dendrobatidae) mainly live in the South and Central American rainforest. Because of their rich colors, the diurnal lifestyle and an interesting reproductive strategy – the parent animals practice brood care – many species enjoy great popularity and are regularly bred in differently colored local forms. Some popular species include; Dendrobates tinctorius, D. auratus, D. leucomelas, Epipedobates anthonyi, …

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Axolotl Care Sheet

The Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum), which belongs to the tail amphibians, occurs exclusively in a few high-lying Mexican lakes; the animals, therefore, prefer cool and oxygen-rich water. In contrast to other amphibians, such as the fire salamander, it spends its entire life as a permanent larva in the water, breathes through outer gills throughout its life and also becomes sexually mature at this stage …

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Coral Snake Look Alike

4 snakes that look like a coral snake America is home to several aggressive species of snake. The backyards hold many forms of snakes and most are innocuous. But in the US there are venomous varieties of snake. The coral snake is sadly sometimes mistaken with harmless snakes. It’s necessary to be able to identify different types of snakes to …

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Do snakes have bones?

Snakes are flexible and can be squeezed through narrow spaces to escape predators or to hunt prey. Therefore, given how elastic they are, it can be assumed that snakes have no bones. Do snakes have bones and cartilage? Snakes have more bones than humans. However, they have fewer types of bones since they do not have complex legs, arms, hands, …

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