Exotic Pets

December 19, 2022

Can You Own a Fennec Fox as a Pet?

General Features Common name: Fennec Fox Scientific name: Vulpes zerda Adult size: Adult weight from 900g to 1.6 kg Life expectancy: Up to 14 years in captivity Breeding difficulty: Intermediate level; they are intelligent, sociable beings who need interaction The Fennec fox, also known as the desert fox, is a […]
December 16, 2022

Which Are the Differences Between Parrots and Parakeets?

The truth is that parrots and parakeets are actually one and the same thing. Birds that we commonly call “parrots” in the United States are known as parakeets or budgies in the rest of the world. While some might argue that parrots and parakeets are not the same, their taxonomy […]
December 14, 2022

What Type of Animal Is Echidna? Some Interesting Facts

The echidna is also known as the thorny anthill. It is part of the Tachyglossidae family, the genus Tachyglossus and can only be found in Australia and New Guinea. It is believed that the echidnas date back 20-50 million years and have adapted quite well to life on the ground, […]
December 8, 2022

How To Use Activated Charcoal in Fish Tanks?

Activated charcoal has been used in home aquariums for decades and is still the most bought product for filtration systems. As new types of filters and materials became available, the debate about the effectiveness of active charcoal in filters also started. Some believe that it should be used as standard […]
December 7, 2022

How To Care for A Chameleon?

Chameleons are amazing creatures, but they are not suitable as pets for everyone. Because their care requirements are quite specific and the creatures are easy to stress, chameleons are not for the beginner herpetologist. But the real chameleons, also called the chameleons of the old world, known for their ability […]
December 6, 2022

How to Take Care of Your Chinchilla’s Teeth?

Not all exotic pets have tooth problems, but chinchillas’ teeth can be problematic. Chinchillas, like other exotic pets, have the type of teeth that grow continuously throughout life. These teeth may require regular dental cuts if the chinchilla does not naturally dull them. The Hypsodont dentition Herbivores, such as rabbits, […]
December 2, 2022

Can You Mix Species in a Terrarium?

Sometimes, when people set up a terrarium, they want to create a mini ecosystem and add a mixture of species that will coexist in the terrarium. While in theory, this seems to be a good idea, in reality, it is a difficult situation and can only be achieved with a […]
November 30, 2022

What Is a Jerboa? Interesting Facts About The Jumping Rodent

Jerboa is part of the Dipodoidea family. It is a jumping rodent animal that can be found in North Africa, Asia, China, and Manchuria. It lives in desert areas with a warm and very warm climate. The jerboa is a miniature animal that has a completely bizarre appearance. From the […]