Reptile Education & Resources

Expert tips and advice to make Herptile ownership a success.

Meet The Team

Lara Soto, author at ReptileKnowHow

Lara is a marine biologist and freelance animal writer. She loves bearded dragons and all things reptiles. She is NOT a fan of insects, which makes reptile feeding an interesting challenge.

ReptileKnowHow team member Elle O'Shea

Elle is a reptile keeper dedicated to animal welfare and passionate about educating on proper husbandry. She currently keeps several reptiles, including both lizards and snakes.Β 

Latest Articles & Care Guides

Bearded Dragons

Do Bearded Dragons Make Good Pets? Yes, bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) make great and fulfilling pets. These gentle, curious, yet magnificent lizards native to Australia

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Leopard Geckos

Are Leopard Geckos Good Pets? Yes, Leopard geckos make good pets however, they are not low maintenance and can live up to 25 years. You

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Leopard gecko sticking tongue out
Leopard Geckos

What Is Mouth Rot In Leopard Geckos? Mouth rot, also known as canker or stomatitis, is the inflammation or infection of the tissue in a

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Leopard Geckos

Leopard geckos are primarily insectivorous, with a staple diet of invertebrates in the wild. They can become opportunistic carnivores as they mature and feed on

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Leopard Geckos

Should You Be Worried If Your Leopard Gecko Is Pale? You shouldn’t be too worried if your Leopard gecko is pale. A Leopard gecko that

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Leopard Geckos

Do Leopard Geckos Like To Be Held? Leopard geckos will tolerate being held, but they probably don’t like it. It can be stress-inducing and reptiles

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Leopard Geckos

Leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) are quite popular among reptile enthusiasts, especially beginners, because of their straightforward care, handling tolerance, and ease of breeding. They are

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Bearded dragon with tail rot
Bearded Dragons

What is Bearded Dragon Tail Rot? Tail rot is a condition in bearded dragons when tissue, usually starting at the tip of the tail, dies

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Two bearded dragons sitting in the sand
Bearded Dragons

Myth #1: Bearded dragons can be housed together Fact: Bearded dragons are naturally solitary creatures, and housing several dragons together can cause fights that can

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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