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  1. Reptile & Amphibian Discussion
    Anorexia is probably one of the most common issues faced by reptile owners. The reason for an anorexic period may be due to normal physiological changes (e.g. just before shedding, egg laying or hibernation, brumation, etc.). or related to improper management, such as poor nutrition...
  2. Reptile & Amphibian Discussion
    What is MBD? ​ Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD for short) is one of the most prolific nutritional disorders seen in captive herptiles. It is a captive induced illness (not observed in the wild), and the term is used to describe a progressive non-infectious disease of the bone which covers a wide...
  3. Reptile & Amphibian Discussion
    Too often reptiles are purchased by unprepared owners with only a superficial interest in them and unfortunately it's the reptile that has to suffer the consequences. Many reptiles die prematurely (an estimated 50-90%) due to the owners ignorance on correct care or the animal is lumbered on to...
  4. Snakes
    Husbandry Requirements HOUSING There is a false belief held by some that reptiles will not grow any larger than its tank. Off course this is complete nonsense as the growth of a reptile depends on the level of nutrition it receives. All reptiles must be provided with optimal nutrition and an...
  5. Lizards
    Her name is Duckie (yupyupyup!) & I'm very worried about her. She jumped from my hand as I was showing my grandmother how she had shed & I had almost caught her but she's so squirmy about being held onto & landed hard on the hard wood floor. She squealed back & forth for what seemed forever when...
  6. Breeder Listings
    Eclipse Exotics is a breeder of ball python morphs, and small geckos. We produce normal, lesser platinum, mojave, cinnamon, woma, orange ghost, albino, piebald, spider, granite, enchi, and combo morph ball pythons. We produce Lepidodactylus lugubris, the mourning gecko. This is a small gecko...
  7. General Animal Discussion
    Does anyone remember me? I haven't been on my favourite pet site in foooorever (hard times, what with people dieing, school, thieves at work, etc.). I'll put up a thread on the newly named Necho's beautiful plumage as well as update's on Hamm, Skooma and Sugar but that's for later. Right now...
  8. Lizards
    Here is the newest member of my house, Ratchet! He is a juvenile Black Throat Monitor that I rescued from a not so knowledgeable home. He was very skinny and had mites but now he is fat and mite free :D
  9. Lizards
    Here are LOTS of pics of some of the animals at the reptile show I recently went to :)
  10. Reptile & Amphibian Discussion
    I would've given you guys updates ofgeico sooner but my lap tops batteries & chargers pretty much died on me. So anyways here's the super star. I think he's doing alot better now. poor guy's back legs still haven't moved by themselves. But on the contary he's doing alot better now...
  11. Cats
    Hey everyone, I'm new to this site and I'm not sure how quickly people reply to these threads, but I need some help. A friend of mine dropped by today and gave me a shoebox full of eastern snapping turtle eggs. They were located in an old stump that he was removing and he didn't want to...
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