In addition to the usual for us dogs and cats are increasingly found in modern apartments of different exotic animals. No longer a rarity and something strange iguana in the home. Iguana is a large lizard, in the wild vstrechayutsya in Central and South America. It is a daily way of life, lives in trees near water. For those who want to have at home this reptile, first you need to find out in what conditions it should be kept and what to feed.
Iguana at home: features of care
The most important component of the health of this lizard is eating right. Iguana is a vegetarian. In a familiar habitat its diet consists of flowers, fruits and young leaves.
Excellent food for iguanas will be clover, dandelions, beet tops and radish, parsley, watercress, lettuce, alfalfa.
Vegetables can give radish, broccoli, pods, and leaves of peas, green beans, carrots.
A good addition would be blueberries, currants, figs, blackberries and citrus fruits.
Iguana at home likes to eat and some house plants, such as begonia, nasturtium, tradescantia, epipremnum, syngonium, hibiscus, leaves and flowers of rose and Dahlia, and purified from glochidiatus prickly pear.
Of grasses that reptile can be brewed give bran and oatmeal, boiled buckwheat and rice, whole grain bread. Continue reading
Until recently considered exotic, homemade turtles today are perceived as something ordinary. Their huge variety allows you to choose the most suitable option in terms of maintenance and care. Contrary to popular belief, the power of these reptiles are capable of experiencing emotions, to become attached to the host and to show ingenuity.
For keeping the apartment perfectly suitable for ordinary swamp, water slider turtle or the Central Asian land. For other varieties require special conditions to ensure it will be highly problematic and costly.
Bog turtle must be kept in an aquarium with water. Moreover, no neighborhood in the form of fish is not allowed because this reptile belongs to the category of predators and will eat just those foolish owner will offer her companions.
To feed the marsh turtle should animal food: flour worms, raw chicken or fish. Sometimes you can give boiled egg, cottage cheese and greens. The water should be warm, not below 25ºc and around the clock illuminated by the lamp. Wash the aquarium, which contains a reptile should, at least once a month.
The same applies for red-turtle, but it’s mandatory in the aquarium is required to provide a plot of ground, protruding above the surface of water as it can breathe air. It refers to rekordsmenom Pets life expectancy, the duration of which is 40 years with proper care. Continue reading
Pets for children can become real friends, if parents with the birth of a child is to teach him with respect and attention to Pets. Communicating with animals will bring a lot of happy moments not only for baby but also you. In addition, many pussies is able to relieve stress and lift the spirits of their owners.
How to choose a pet for the kid?
Before you have a pet, you need to carefully weigh the pros and cons of its location in your home, or instead of the positive moments of communication with the animal you’ll only get a headache. Before you choose a pet for a child, carefully analyze the situation:
first make sure there is mutual desire of all members of the family to have a pet. If someone in household is categorically against a new tenant, the presence of an animal in the house will not bring much joy;
secondly, select the kind of pet. Animals of different breeds require special care, special diets and special conditions of accommodation, so consider your possibilities, not only physical but also financial;
thirdly, decide on the age of the pet, small animals, of course, very cute and will immediately attract the attention of the baby, but adults will sobirayut much less care and from the first minutes of being in the house will be helpful to host a small; Continue reading