Sulcata tortoises grow rapidly for the first 5-10 years, and then their growth slows with age. They can live more than 70 years. At full maturity, tortoises can exceed 70, 90, even 100 lbs. The Sulcata tortoise is also known as the African spurred tortoise. It is recommended that you soak baby sulcata tortoises in shallow, warm water…

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A hermit crab can live up to an astounding 25 years! They begin about the size of a marble and can grow to be the size of a baseball. Hermit crabs are happiest and best-kept in pairs at the least, as they are actually quite social. They should not be kept in captivity with other…

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An adult corn snake can grow to be 4-6 feet in length and live, on average,  6-8 years, but in captivity can live to be up to 23 years old. Habitat Adult corn snakes need a cage at least the size of a 20-gallon long aquarium. 85° F is perfect, and room temperatures (low 70s) are…

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Adult females are typically 7 to 8″ in total length, and males are 8 to 10″ total length. A healthy male Jackson’s chameleon will likely live 8-10 years. The females, however, will only live approximately 4-5 years. Habitat Screen cages are ideal, and should be a minimum of 3 foot tall by 2 foot square. Ficus tree, pothos,…

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A Veiled Chameleon will live approximately 5 years in captivity, possibly 8 years for males. Adult males can reach 18-24 inches in total length (about 12 inches snout to vent length), while females tend to be quite a bit smaller at 10-13 inches (just 4-6 inches in snout to vent length). Habitat A very tall enclosure…

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Adult anoles grow to be 5-8 inches long, both males and females. In captivity they can live about 7 years Habitat Being a smaller lizard than most of the geckos, an anole will be comfortable in a 10 gallon screen-top tank. We recommend the use of Eco Earth (made from coconut fiber) or Jungle Mix…

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Adults can live for 10 years or more. Golden geckos reach an adult length of around 7-8 inches, though females tend to be a bit smaller than males. Habitat A 20 gallon tall terrarium is sufficient for a golden gecko. Reptile bark or shredded coconut fiber bedding are great for the bottom of the enclosure.…

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Adult Crested Geckos grow to be about 8 inches long, with a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of about 4 to 4.5 inches. In many cases, they can live 15 to 20 years in captivity. Habitat An adult crested gecko should be housed in a 20-gallon tank with screen top. Temperature should be maintained at 78 to…

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Giant Day Geckos are active mostly during the day. Adult males can reach 1 foot in total length, females are typically 1 – 2 inches smaller. Average lifespan is between 6 and 8 years. Habitat Screen and glass enclosures measuring 24″ tall by 24″ long by 12″ wide will comfortably house an adult pair. Bamboo has been a long-time…

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Christmas Light Tips Here are some quick tips to help you get your Christmas decorations and lights set up and perfected in no time at all! November is the Best Time to Decorate There’s no sense in waiting until the week before Christmas to hang your outdoor lights and other decorations. We have been fortunate to have…

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