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FAQS: YOUR MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Close expanded article descriptions
FAQs: Heating
This article will help you to understand why heating is so important and what you can do to meet your herp's heating needs.
FAQs: Reptile Lighting
Find the answers to frequently asked questions about reptile lighting, including: What's the difference between fluorescent, incandescent, and halogen bulbs? Do all reptiles need UV light? Does my reptile still need natural sunlight? and more.
Reptile Humidity Level Comparison Chart
Reptile species from different regions have very different humidity level requirements. View this chart to learn what humidity level your reptile needs and how to maintain it.

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Terrarium Substrate Buyer's Guide
Substrate Do's & Don'ts for Reptiles

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Behavior Terms Glossary: Reptiles
When you are reading information about reptiles, it helps to know the jargon so you can better understand what is being said. The following list of terms will clue you in on the lingo of reptile housing.
Choosing an Enclosure for Your Herp:
Common Tank Sizes & Dimensions

What you put in your herp's enclosure is very important, but did you know that the size of that enclosure is just as important? This article will help you to figure out how to measure aquariums and terrariums and what size your herp needs.
Create a Reptile Cleaning Supply Tool Kit
The following items will help create a special tool kit to make cleaning more convenient and efficient.
Filtration Systems for Reptiles:
Why You Need Them & How They Work

With so many different filters to choose from, it can get confusing trying to create a proper filtration system for your herp's habitat. Our convenient filter guide is here to help clear up any confusion.
Heating Terms Glossary: Reptiles
When you are reading through information pertaining to reptiles, it helps to know the jargon so you will better understand what is being said. The following list of terms will clue you in on the lingo of reptile heating.
Housing Terms Glossary: Reptiles
Lighting Terms Glossary Reptiles
When you are reading information about reptiles, it helps to know the jargon so you can better understand what is being said. The following list of terms will clue you in on the lingo of reptile lighting.
Reptile Hide Boxes: Uses, Sizes, and Placement
The hide box is a very important part of your reptile's habitat. Learn why you need to provide one, what it's used for, how to make one, what size it should be, and more.
Reptile Substrate Selection Guide
There are a number of substrates available for reptiles today. Though marketed specifically for reptiles, many of these substrates may not be safe for use in your reptile's habitat. Here is a guide to choosing the correct substrate for your reptile.
Temperature & Lighting for Reptiles
Your pet herp, being cold-blooded, needs to rely on you to provide an environment that allows him to stay healthy.
Temperature Fluctuations & Herp Health
How to create the warm and cool zones your pet needs for health and comfort.
Terrarium Cleaning Checklist
Reptiles require special care to maintain cleanliness. Routine cage maintenance is necessary to keep it a safe and healthy home for your herp, and an enjoyable, odor-free, and attractive showplace.
Terrarium Stands, the Benefits of
Terrarium stands adds safety, storage space, and style to your reptile's habitat. Specially designed to withstand the weight of terrariums and aquariums, terrarium stands offer unsurpassed stability.
Terrariums: 3 Keys to Healthy Habitats
One of the many joys of keeping exotic reptiles in your home is recreating the perfect habitat for your pet.
The Importance of UV Lighting for Reptiles
Learn why the light in your reptile's habitat is so important to its overall health. Plus, use our helpful tips for providing proper UV lighting.

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Husbandry and Proper Environment (for Turtles)
Safety Concerns for Your Herp
Ten Things to Consider Before You Buy Your Herp
 
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