Who are Reptilekingdoms?

ReptileKingdoms has been created by five reptile enthusiasts coming together sharing their knowledge and love of the animals, helping beginners to more advanced keepers.

With a combined experience of 87 years of keeping reptiles in captivity, we grouped together to create the most helpful and comprehensive guides, and what to expect when keeping snakes, lizards, turtles and many more quirky pets in captivity.

If you have any questions or something you would like confirmation on, we will be more than happy to help, there is no such thing as a stupid question to us!

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Snake Guides

Meet The Team

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Grant

Loves everything to do with reptiles, but is most knowledgable about snakes and lizards! Having owned over 15 different species of snake for over 30 years!

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Dave

Anything Quirky, dave loves all venomous snakes and crocodiles, snapping turtles are his favourite of them all. If you think you have a weird reptile send him PICTURES!

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Rebecca

Rebecca, Loves all reptiles, more of a lizard (gecko) specialist, she has studied lizards for a long time and if you have any questions, be sure to send them her way!

Lizard Guides

Tortoise Guides

Popular FAQ’s

Do Lizards Lay Eggs?

Do Lizards Lay Eggs?

About Lizard EggsLizards like snakes lay eggs, though not all are egg baring. Around 10% of lizards have live births. The most common species that are kept in captivity lay eggs (See our full list of egg baring & live baring lizards). Reptiles such as the blue...

Vivariums

Vivariums

Choosing A vivarium Choosing a vivarium can cause confusion, this guide is to give you a better understanding of what is the difference, which is best suited for certain reptiles and ones to avoid.  Vivarium’s come in different sizes and shapes, the most popular is a...

Reptile Thermostats

Reptile Thermostats

Does the type of thermostat matter?Yes, it is important to get the optimum thermostat for how you choose to heat your reptiles enclosure. Certain thermostats are made for heat mats, other for bulbs. Choosing the incorrect model can also cost you more money in the long...

Handling Aggressive Snakes

Handling Aggressive Snakes

How to handle an aggressive snakeSnake keepers often come across at least one snake that is a real pain to handle. Firstly, snakes are not aggressive by nature, they hunt to eat and not for fun. Defensive snakes are a better term, as owners we assume it is our right...

How Do Snakes Smell?

How Do Snakes Smell?

How Does a Snake Smell?Snakes have an unusual way of smelling; most people assume that because snakes have nostrils this is how the smell their surroundings. This is not true; snakes use their tongue to gauge smells; this is the explanation as to why a snake’s tongue...

Snake Poop

Snake Poop

How do snakes poop?This is a question that surprisingly comes up more frequently than expected, but this is still a topic not often explained in detail. Snakes poop less frequently than 95% of the population of living creators, this is due to only having a meal which...