Category: Husbandry

General reptile husbandry topics including heat. lighting, terrarium set-up, and more!

UVB and UVI Measuring Tools

UVB can be a confusing topic. There’s a LOT of information wrapped up in these three letters. But once you understand the difference between UVB and UVI, and what to actually do with these elements in your reptile’s habitat, you’ll feel like a pro!… Continue Reading “UVB and UVI Measuring Tools”

Heat vs UVB

As we’ve mentioned in some of our other posts, the most common thing that comes to mind when people think of reptiles is that they’re ectothermic. Most people refer to “ectothermic” as “cold-blooded,” but this term isn’t really accurate. To put it simply, reptiles… Continue Reading “Heat vs UVB”

Creating a Temperature Gradient

If there’s one thing everyone knows about reptiles, it’s that they need an external heat source. But there’s so much more to providing your reptile with appropriate heat. One of the most commonly overlooked aspects is creating a temperature gradient throughout the terrarium (or… Continue Reading “Creating a Temperature Gradient”