Reptiles Foods & Feeding Archives

How to Use Rodents as Snake Food

food-rodents Snakes make great pets, but if you’re thinking of getting one, there are some things you should know first. Snakes are carnivores (well, except for the tentacled snake, which also likes to munch on water plants for a bit of variety). The rest, to be more accurate, are predators (no, not that ugly creature that [...]

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food-crickets If your pets go through a lot of crickets, then ordering in bulk and keeping them for food or even breeding and raising them yourself is a good option. Remember that what goes into the crickets goes into your pets. Therefore, keeping crickets at home for a bit before feeding them (or raising your own) [...]

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How To Raise Mealworms

food-mealworms Mealworms are easy to raise and take little care or room. Raising your own for food or treats will save money and trips to the pet store. Difficulty: Easy Time Required: ongoing Here’s How: Get a small plastic tub for a container. Inexpensive clear containers with vented snap on lids are available at pet stores. [...]

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food-mice Reptiles eat many living creatures in the wild but in captivity our food options are pretty limited. Mice and rats are most commonly fed to pet reptiles and the debate of whether or not to feed live prey is a hot topic in the reptile community. Prey Options Feeder mice, rats, fuzzies and pinkies are [...]

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food-fruit Different exotic pets require different calcium phosphorous ratios in their diets. Many pets need a 2 to 1 calcium phosphorous ratio, meaning the food should have twice as much calcium ans it does phosphorous. Make sure you aren’t giving your pet the wrong amounts of calcium and phosphorous by paying attention to the the calcium [...]

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