We know you love your pet! We have curated a collection of care guides and articles from trusted resources as well as collaboration pieces between experts and Zen Habitats to help you provide the best care possible. All content is for your information and benefit. When it comes to medical care, please see your vet. Click on the species below to learn more about the animal as well as proper care and husbandry practices!
Chinese water dragons are an arboreal lizard native to tropical broadleaf forests near freshwater lakes and streams. They are known for their stunning green color, and males are particularly striking, with a large crested head and spikes down the length of their spine.
Kingsnakes are a nonvenomous, terrestrial species of snake native to many areas of North America, particularly in the United States and Mexico. There are many different types of kingsnake — about 45 recognized subspecies! They have been found in just about every type of environment, from swamps to grasslands, and are excellent climbers as well as swimmers.
You asked for it, and we listened; Black Zen Habitats Enclosures are finally here! We are sure there are a lot of questions surrounding our new black enclosures, which is why we are here to give you answers!
We’ve broken down the most common traits for each Zodiac sign and paired them with a species of reptile or amphibian that are a similar match! Check it out and see if you can spot any similarities between yourself and your match!
Whether you are bringing home a new bearded dragon, or looking to take your husbandry to the next level, we have compiled an ultimate shopping list to help you choose high-quality, reliable products for your scaly friend!
In this listicle, we'll delve into five small tortoise species that are not only well-suited for Zen Habitats but also thrive in environments that can be expanded both in length and width as they grow!
Curating a bioactive enclosure is not just about the aesthetic appeal, but also about creating a nearly self-sustaining environment that also promotes the overall well-being of your animal. Here are the top five best plants to consider adding to your bioactive crested gecko enclosure!
Bioactive enclosures have taken the reptile-keeping world by storm, offering a revolutionary approach that aims to mimic the natural environment, while providing a host of benefits for both pets and keepers alike!
Steve Irwin, affectionately known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was a beloved Australian wildlife enthusiast. His infectious enthusiasm for wildlife conservation inspired countless young minds to form a lifelong passion for reptiles and wildlife.
Tegus are large, magnificent reptiles that require large, sturdy habitats to be successfully kept in captivity. One essential element in creating a natural, enriching tegu habitat is the inclusion of live plants!
Reptile enthusiasts and collectors are always on the lookout for unique and rare specimens to add to their collections. In this listicle, we'll explore the top 5 sought-after rare reptiles that every herpetology aficionado dreams of owning.
Whether you are bringing home a new ball python, or looking to take your husbandry to the next level, we have compiled an ultimate shopping list to help you choose high-quality, reliable products for your scaly friend!
Whether you are a new crestie parent, or you are looking to give your crested gecko the best life - we have compiled a list of high-quality products that will enhance the life of your gecko so that they can thrive!
According to Kasey, Zen Habitats Animal Care Manager and Certified Veterinary Technician, you can observe your snake’s behavior, body condition, activity level, skin and shedding, and bowel movement and urination to monitor its overall health.
Getting your first reptile pet can be daunting. You probably have questions. What’s the right pet for me? What kind of enclosure and accessories do I need to have for them? How do I take care of my pet?
Nicole D’Avignon is Co-Director, BeWild Exotic Animal Education and Rescue and an Exotic Species Specialist on her way to vet school, BeWild is one of the rescues supported by the Zen Habitats Reptile Relief program.
Kasey, Zen's Animal Care Manager and CVT, answers your questions about Blue-tongued Skinks including why they have blue tongues, of they are good for beginner reptile owners, and what their personalities are like!
Getting your first reptile pet can be daunting. You probably have questions. What’s the right pet for me? What kind of enclosure and accessories do I need to have for them? How do I take care of my pet? Zen Habitats spoke with Tricia Koczor, one of our gurus and creator of Reptilian Garden on YouTube, about chameleons and what you need to know so your pet can be happy and healthy!
Kasey, Zen Habitats Animal Care Manager and a certified veterinary technician, answers your questions about Tegus. Native to South America and Central America and growing as large as 4.5', Tegus are highly intelligent and inquisitive reptiles that are excellent pets that should be kept by experienced keepers. See Kasey answer these questions on YouTube!
In a recent article, our friends at Reptiles Magazine highlighted freedoms that all our reptile friends deserve. The article discusses the importance of five things that ensure the well-being of reptiles and other animals, as recommended by the UK’s Farm Animal Welfare Council.
We will be discussing the common causes of stuck shed, how you can safely help your gecko, and potential changes you can make to ensure your gecko will have a healthy shedding experience in the future.
According to Kasey, Zen Habitats Animal Care Manager and Certified Veterinary Technician, you can observe your turtle’s behavior, body condition, activity level, skin and shedding, and bowel movement and urination to monitor its overall health.