Reptile Care

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Reptile Care

Basic Reptile husbandry

Week 1
• Introduction – Course outline
• Handling Theory
• Introduction to common pets – Corn snakes, Bearded dragons, Ball pythons, Terrapins, Leopard geckos, Water Dragons, Iguanas, Tortoises, Skinks
• Alt. Pets – Anacondas, Snappers, Bugs, crocodilians, etc…

Week 2
• UV lighting
• Health and safety
• Heating requirements
• Products available
• Handling practical

Week 3
• Tank practical
• Tank orientation & requirements

Week 4
• Substrates
• Humidity & temperature requirements
• Tank theory

Week 5
• Common illnesses & treatment
• Food & nutrition
• Enrichments

Week 6
• Decoration & health hazards
• Vivarium practical
Week 7
• Reptile management – Pet shop, collections etc
• Revision

Week 8
• Exam
• Nail clipping
Starting Wed 25/01/2012 10 weeks 19:00-21:30 €110

By | 2012-12-01T16:05:50+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: Blog|