Feeding

Tips when receiving live reptile food during cold weather

cricket

It's fair to say that the majority of us have experienced the first real cold snap of the year over recent weeks. Unsurprisingly the cold weather can also impact your reptile's live food particularly during the period of time that it is being delivered to you.Here at Swell Reptiles, we try our very best to ensure that our live food arrives with you as warm as possible. To start, we use differ...

How to feed your reptiles frozen food

feeding your reptiles frozen food

If you have a reptile that needs to be fed on Frozen food like mice, rats, guinea pigs or quail, then getting things right is important for the health and well being of your reptile, ensuring they are getting the right diet for the species, age and size.It's also great fun and very rewarding! Feeding your snake or lizard their natural prey allows you a front-row seat as they display thei...

Care Sheet: Mealworms

mealworms

What are they and where do they come from?Mealworms are the larvae of a tiny beetle and are rich in protein and fats. However, older mealworms have a harder exoskeleton than younger ones and can become indigestible. Their scientific name is Tenebrio molitor, while the common name is simply Mealworm.How big are they?As a rule, mealworms are not very big and are no more than a few centi...

Like taking candy to a beardie

Lucky Reptile Bearded Dragon Candy

Lucky Reptile Bearded Dragon Candy is the perfect treat for your beloved beardie. It's a tasty treat that's also packed with nutrition.Bearded Dragon Candy can be fed dry or mixed with water which will allow the ingredients to become aromatic and look fresh again.The candy includes a range of tasty and nutritious ingredients including: strawberries, corn, raspberries, red and green pepper...