Reptile Education & Resources

Expert tips and advice to make Herptile ownership a success.

Featured Reptiles

Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragons are one of the most popular lizard pets. Check out our in-depth guides and resources to make beardie ownership successful.

chameleon

Chameleons are expert-level pets and require top care. Check out our in-depth guides and resources to make ownership a success.

Turtle

Red-eared sliders are the most popular pet turtles. Check out our in-depth guides and resources to make ownership a success.ย 

Bearded Dragons

Bearded Dragons

Itโ€™s essential to ensure they receive a balanced and nutritious diet. This is especially true regarding their

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Old Looking Bearded Dragon
Bearded Dragons

How Long Do Bearded Dragons Live? The average lifespan of a bearded dragon, in general, ranges from

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Bearded Dragons

If youโ€™re planning to get a Beardie as a pet, knowing how big they grow will help

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Bearded Dragons

To properly house a bearded dragon, you must have the following: A tank that has a lid

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Leopard Geckos

Leopard Geckos

Are Leopard Geckos Good Pets? Yes, Leopard geckos make good pets however, they are not low maintenance and

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Leopard Geckos

What Is Mouth Rot In Leopard Geckos? Mouth rot, also known as canker or stomatitis, is the inflammation

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Leopard Geckos

Leopard geckos are primarily insectivorous, with a staple diet of invertebrates in the wild. They can become opportunistic

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Leopard Geckos

Should You Be Worried If Your Leopard Gecko Is Pale? You shouldnโ€™t be too worried if your Leopard

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Turtles & Tortoises

Red Eared Slider Turtle
Turtles

Six Signs That Your Turtle Is Dying Increased Basking Lack of Appetite Foaming at the mouth or nose

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Turtles

Small pet turtles are a popular choice for many reasons, but some people may need to learn that

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red eared slider in the wild
Red Eared Sliders

What Is Shell Rot & What Does It Look Like? Shell rot or โ€œSepticemic Cutaneous Ulcerative Disease (SCUD)โ€

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Red-eared slider enjoying live plants
Turtles

Which Types Of Plants Can I Add To My Turtle Tank? There are a variety of live plants

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Who Are We?

Ricky hasย decades of experience working with over 200 species of herptiles & invertebrates.

Samantha holds a bachelorโ€™s in Zoology from Delaware Valley University and has been a wildlife educator for over 10 years.

Lara Soto, author at ReptileKnowHow

Lara is a marine biologist, freelance animal writer, and bearded dragon lover.ย 

ReptileKnowHow team member Elle O'Shea

Elle is a reptile keeper dedicated to animal welfare and passionate about educating on proper husbandry.