So you’ve decided to have a pet. Who do you opt? First you need to decide what you want from your future pet. If you want to impress your friends and acquaintances, it’s possible to get an exotic pet. But it must be remembered that this is a very big responsibility. If you want to be greeted after work or warms its warmth in wet weather, you can opt for a more traditional edge to our species — a cat, dog or bird. But it is also not less responsible. Any animal requires care, care and attention, and sometimes a lot of attention.
The first thing you should pay attention is the conditions of your future pet. Look at your home — where will be your new friend? Whether he would be there light, warm, not hot? Most exotic animals require special care. So before buying you need to find out:
In what conditions the animal lives in nature (temperature, humidity, illumination)?
What you need your pet to recreate the natural habitat conditions (may be it is a palm branch, and maybe just clean water)?
What is your favorite and where you can buy this food (food)?
Vnimatelnost examine and think about — whether to create these conditions for your future friend or how much it will cost? Whether you buy your pet fresh worms $10 for the thing? Continue reading
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