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Aeration & Filtration
Aeration & Filtration
Aeration and filtration systems to help you ensure that the water in your aquarium stays clean and well aerated are readily and cheaply available – and simple to use....
Choosing and Using Thermostats
Choosing and Using Thermostats
Maintaining the right temperature is one of the most important factors in keeping your pets healthy; picking the right thermostat is a big element in achieving it....
Choosing Tanks & Containers
Choosing Tanks & Containers
Choosing a home for your new pets needs a bit of care, but with the wide range available, picking the right one shouldn’t be too hard....
Choosing Vivarium Floor Materials
Choosing Vivarium Floor Materials
The flooring material for any vivarium needs to meet the basic needs of the animal it will contain, be relatively easy to clean and look acceptable....
Common Problems With Aquarium Pets
Common Problems With Aquarium Pets
However well you manage things, problems can still occur; knowing what to look for – and what to do about them – can help you to minimise the damage if they do....
Common Problems With Terrarium Pets
Common Problems With Terrarium Pets
No matter how carefully you set up your terrarium, sometimes you’ll run into problems; many common problems can be solved fairly easily – or avoided altogether – if…...
Food and Feeding
Food and Feeding
A proper diet is essential to keep any pet fit and well; when it comes to exotic pets understanding the basics about food and feeding can be a big help....
Keeping Exotic Pets Outdoors
Keeping Exotic Pets Outdoors
Keeping exotic pets outdoors is not without its difficulties, but it can be done – even if only when the British summer is at its best....
Lighting Your Tank
Lighting Your Tank
Getting the lighting right can benefit your pets’ health and well being as much as it helps make your tank look an attractive feature in your living room....
The Importance of Minerals and Vitamins
The Importance of Minerals and Vitamins
Vitamins and minerals are important for the health of exotic pets; the more you can find out about your own pet’s needs, the easier it is to avoid problems....
Using Heaters & Thermometers
Using Heaters & Thermometers
Heating plays a vital role in keeping exotic pets successfully, so it’s important to choose the right kind of heaters, thermostats and allied equipment to do the job....
Using Plants in Your Vivarium
Using Plants in Your Vivarium
Plants add a very natural look to any vivarium; hints and tips to help you incorporate plants into an exotic pet’s tank successfully....
Vivarium, Terrarium or Aquarium; What's the difference?
Vivarium, Terrarium or Aquarium; What's the difference?
The words vivarium, terrarium and aquarium are often used almost interchangeably, but what is the difference between them and does it really matter anyway?...
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