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An Expanding Menu for Herps

Unique alternatives to live foods, packaged herptile diets provide variety for pets and peace of mind for squeamish pet owners.

All About Amphibians

Amphibians are mysterious and complex, and there are a few traits retailers should explain to customers looking to purchase one of these unique creatures.

Live Feeders

For a store that sells herptiles, offering live food means more product diversity and more satisfied, repeat customers.

Terrarium Setups

Working with herptile customers to set up beautiful and functional terrariums will position a retailer as a herpetarium expert and draw repeat customers to the store.

Trends in Reptile Morphs

For retailers dealing with herps, morph talk is bound to come up. Having a sound knowledge of the available morphs and morph trends could prove intensely useful.

Herptile Marketing

How to use media, neighboring stores and business associates to get a store’s name out into the community.

Nutrition Trends

Food manufacturers are working harder than ever to develop cutting-edge diets and supplements that are easy to use and suited for a variety of reptiles and amphibians.

Constrictor Concerns

Many myths about large snakes need to be dispelled so retailers and snake owners can continue to accommodate these great creatures.

Selling Herptiles

To compete in the herp category, retailers should get familiar with popular pet species and related husbandry equipment.

The Dirty Truth About Turtles

Red-eared sliders aren’t the best pets, and retailers can help customers by recommending they purchase a tortoise instead.

Reptile Retailing

Arboreal lizards are great first-time pets for reptile enthusiasts because they are fun to watch and easy to sell.
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