Info About Pets

October 12, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day, October 12, 2010

Q: How long is an adult bearded dragon?

A: Adult bearded dragons can grow to be an average length of 15-24 inches.

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September 2, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day, September 2, 2010

Q: What do White’s Tree Frogs eat?

A: White’s Tree Frogs eat crickets, mealworms, moths, and earthworms. Adult frogs may sometimes eat the occasional pinky mouse.

May 7, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day

Q: What type of mouse is better for pet snakes–frozen or live?

A: Frozen mice are better for snakes than live ones. Live mice can make your snake more aggressive towards people and may also injure or blind your snake if they bite it.

March 5, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day

If you’ve got a pet land hermit crab, make sure that you let any water that you will bathe it in or give it to drink sit out at least overnight. This will allow any chlorine to evaporate, which is important because chlorine can cause blisters on the gills of land hermit crabs (yes, they do have gills, but these are for breathing air. They still must be kept moist, which is why your land hermit crab should be bathed once a week.) The blisters can eventually kill the hermit crab if the chlorine exposure is not corrected. Basically, don’t use any water for your hermit crab that you wouldn’t use for a tropical fish tank.