Reptiles are more prevalent than ever, after all

These days many parents are likely to be asked by their children to get a pet reptile
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There are just a few types of lizards that make good pets for kids. Of those, leopard geckos and bearded dragons are probably the best. Be aware that most diurnal lizards (i.e. those that are active during the daytime) require access to UVB lighting, in the same way that iguanas do. So, in general, lizards have more complicated lighting requirements than snakes.
Jul 26, 2016 - In this article, we'll list the best biggest pet lizards sold at Backwater Reptiles as well as why we think they make great pets for the right people.
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Snakes and lizards are popular pet requests parents get from their kids, they are also seen by many people as great starter pets; alternatives to getting a dog or a cat, which are typically viewed as high-maintenance, however, there are many things to consider before bringing home a pet reptile, including the best reptile to have as a starter pet. Jul 6, 2016 - Lizards make great pets, but there are so many species to choose from that it can be hard to know which type is best for you
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Photo provided by FlickrLizards are often the first pet reptile for a lot of folks
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“Best” is a relative term when it comes to the topic of pets. While not always a first choice for bringing home a new family member, there are plenty of lizards that make wonderful pets and shouldn’t be overlooked.Which monitor lizards make the best pets? We ship out a lot of monitor lizards here at Backwater Reptiles – they’re popular reptile pets! Because monitor lizards can grow to a large size quite quickly, we wanted to make sure potential new owners get as much info as possible and know exactly what they are in for long term. That’s why this blog entry is all about our most popular monitor lizards.Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) make for great beginner pet lizards for hobbyists of all ages. Crepuscular in nature, they are the most active during twilight around dusk and dawn. Due to their gentle and docile temperament, leopard geckos are one of the best reptile pets for handling. They are usually skittish when they are young, but they become much more docile and calm as they get older.Of all the monitor lizards, Nile Monitors are probably the toughest to keep. They often times have aggressive temperaments (for the most part) and unless you’re an experienced herper, it’s best if they’re not handled. They tend to hiss, bite, and whip their tails at their keepers, even when handled consistently from a young age. They’re are always exceptions to every rule, but they generally make better display pets.In this article, we’ll list the best biggest pet lizards sold at Backwater Reptiles as well as why we think they make great pets for the right people.The quality of a lizard as an excellent pet depends on certain factors that relate to their personality, ability to handle, size, availability and the ease of caring. In case this is the first lizard you want to select as a pet, or even if is to add to your lizard family, you would do well to learn beforehand which is the right or wrong species for you.
Worldwide, we find an extensive variety of lizards and a good many have entered the pet trade. Even then, not many lizards are good pets. For a beginner some of them are particularly challenging. Here are some of the three best pet lizards that you can not only manage easily, but will also entertain a recreational lizard keeper.