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.Β 

Latest Articles & Care Guides

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Turtles

Why Do Turtles Make Good Pets? They’re Fun!Turtles in general can be extremely fun, interesting, and all-around cute pets to have around. If you plan

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Bearded Dragons

If you’re planning to get a Beardie as a pet, knowing how big they grow will help you prepare for a lot of things like

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Red Eared Sliders

A diet with proper nutrition and variety will help keep your RES healthy. Pay attention to what you feed your turtles as an improper diet

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Red Eared Sliders

Red-eared sliders have a very varied diet. In the wild, they normally feed off water vegetation and small prey.Β  In their natural habitat, red-eared sliders

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Silkback bearded dragon that does not have scales
Bearded Dragons

What Are Silkback Bearded Dragons? Silkback bearded dragons are known for presenting distinctively bright and smooth skin with vivid coloration. The reason for their exotic

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Red Eared Sliders

Red-eared sliders (RES) are the turtles that we often see sold in pet stores known for their familiar red stripe along their heads. Many think

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Small, Medium, Large RES Turtles
Red Eared Sliders

How Big Do Red-Eared Sliders Get In Captivity? Lifestage Age Size In Diameter Baby Red-Eared Sliders 3 months 1 inch Juvenile RES 1-4 years 4.5-5

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Turtles

Choosing the best water heater for your pet turtle will depend on the size and type of tank you own. It’s important that you also

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Small, Red-eared slider brumating in the wild
Red Eared Sliders

Do Red-Eared Sliders Hibernate? No, Red-eared sliders are reptiles, and reptiles do not technically hibernate, however they do brumate. This passive state in reptiles is

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