Looking for the best pet snake breeds for beginners? If so, you’re in the right place. There are thousands of snake species out there, and hundreds that are commonly sold as pets. To ensure that your first snake-owning experience is a good one, you can’t just choose a snake based on how cool it looks. […]
Exotic Reptiles: 5 Best Pet Lizards & Snakes
Lizards and snakes are part of a vast order of reptiles known as Squamata. These types of reptiles represent the most numerous and diverse group amongst this animal class with nearly 11,000 living species. If you’re trying to pick just one as your next potential pet, the options are so numerous that they could be overwhelming. This guide […]
What kind of snakes can you have as a pet?
Snakes of all kinds are extremely popular in the exotic pet world, and for good reason. They are relatively low maintenance (with minimal feeding requirements compared to many other animals), come in a variety of beautiful colors/morphs, and don’t typically require the constant attention demanded by a dog or cat. With that being said, there […]
Top 3 Good Reptile Pets
Reptiles are, unfortunately, often unappreciated as pets. While there may be a dedicated community of people who love scaly critters in the world, knowing where to start looking for good reptile pets can be difficult. After all, you want to set yourself up for success. That means doing your research, and determining which reptile would work for […]
What does a corn snake look like?
If you have held any interest in owning or breeding corn snakes (also known as red rat snakes), you are not alone. These snakes are among some of the most commonly kept reptiles in the world. This is because they are known to have great temperaments, and are easy to handle. They also have an […]
How much is a corn snake?
Corn snakes (also known as pantherophis guttatus) are a constrictor that inhabits the southeast US. While they are primarily arboreal in their search for food, preferring to feed on small rodents and lizards, they do occasionally explore other structures in their environment. Because of their smaller size, more relaxed disposition, and beautiful coloration, they make […]
How big do red tail boas get?
The Colombian red tail boa constrictor (or simply red tail boa), is a large, majestic South American reptile common in the US pet trade. If you are reading this, you’re likely curious about just how large red tail boas can get. With this guide, we will attempt to describe how large these animals get at […]
5 Best Pet Tortoise Types
Tortoises are a varied group of land dwelling reptiles known among pet keepers to make good companions. When properly cared for, various types of pet tortoise are quiet, adorable, low maintenance pets that don’t shed. However, that does not mean that these are “zero effort” or “inexpensive” animals. If you are looking at different types […]
Corn snake vs ball python – Which pet snake is better for beginners?
Within recent years, there have been two types of snakes that have gained massive popularity in the pet world. These would be the corn snake and the ball python. Naturally, you may be considering acquiring one of these brilliant reptiles to add to your home. However, you may still have some questions on what owning […]
How long do ball pythons live?
The ball python is a fascinating, exotic reptile that has gained massive popularity as a pet among both veteran and newbie pet owners alike. This humble constrictor typically reaches an adult size of a modest 5 feet long, making it an excellent, practical size for most homes. If you have ever considered keeping any sort […]