Other reptile friends!

Kasey's Corner Q&A: Tegus and Their Care

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.

Your Healthy Turtle

Observing your turtle’s behavior, body condition, activity level, skin, shedding, bowel movement, and urination is important to monitor overall health.According to Kasey, you should also schedule a visit with a veterinarian specializing in exotics within the first couple weeks of them coming home. This helps to establish a baseline for your pet and to create a relationship with the veterinarian in the event your animal is to ever fall ill.

Five Cool Reptiles

Find out why the Nano Chameleon, Marine Iguana, Mary River Turtle, Paradise Tree Snake, and the Phantastic Leaf-tailed Gecko make our Animal Care Manage Kasey's list! Read about the world's smallest reptile, amazing evolutionary adaptations, crazy hair-dos, flying capabilities, and superior camouflaging abilities. And these are only a few of the fun facts you'll learn!

Zen Mat: Quick and Easy Cleaning

There are many reasons to have a Zen Habitats Zen Mat. The fact that it’s incredibly easy to keep clean makes it a must have for your pet’s 4’x2’x2’ enclosure. The seamless and poreless design prevents messes from seeping in between the mat and enclosure floor, preventing bacteria growth and odor. Not only does it provide a clean and healthy environment for your pet, it’s also extremely easy to clean.