16 Cringe-Worthy Excuses People Make When Selling Their Reptiles

Sometimes when I’m browsing the local reptile classifieds, I get a little depressed (or I want to take them all, depending on the day). Some are sick, some have obviously poor husbandry, many are the result of a saturated market,… Continue Reading


Reptile Gifts for the Reptile People in Your Life — Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017 reptile gifts — ball python jewelry

It’s that time of year again! Mugs and tee-shirts are great and all, but when it comes to Christmas gifts, creativity shows just how much you care — even if you don’t share their passion for reptiles. To make your… Continue Reading


Feeder Insect Nutrition Facts for Reptile Keepers

Feeder Insect Nutrition Facts - Chameleon (ReptiFiles)

How often do you check the nutrition facts on the food you eat? Depending on your fitness and dietary goals, you probably pay attention to carbs, fat, protein, and vitamins. Paying attention to what you eat and pursuing a balanced… Continue Reading


Reptile Jargon and How to Decode It

The WORLD'S FIRST online dictionary of reptile vocabulary

Are you new to the reptile hobby? Did you come across a word, term, or acronym in your research that confused you? Do you have a reptile-loving friend who seems to be speaking in a different language? Welcome to the… Continue Reading


Tanks vs. Tubs — What is the Best Type of Reptile Enclosure?

Reptile Mountain blue tongue skink tubs

Have you ever witnessed what happens when someone posts a question about housing to a reptile group? Spoiler alert: it’s explosive. As differing opinions clash, things can get heated pretty quickly. We all care deeply about the welfare of our… Continue Reading


Elitism in the Reptile Hobby Needs to Stop NOW

elitism in the reptile hobby - snakey the ball python

With sneks in hats and seductive leopard geckos proliferating on the Internet, we are seeing a shift in public perception of reptiles from creepy to – dare I say – cute? This is GREAT! Positive press → more interest →… Continue Reading