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News updates - June 22nd, 2017:

Happy Solstice everyone and sorry for the long wait! Spring was rather busy, but summer should allow us a little more time for updates! We've had quite a few hatchings, so keep your eyes out for new spiderlings as they become available. Next expo is Victoria (July 29th&30th) and we'll be ready with lots of new babies! :D Preorders for this expo will start 3 weeks prior to the show (July 8th).

There have been a number of changes to the Spider List, including some new specimens from holdbacks and lots of new hatchings :) The Mexican Red Knees (Brachypelma smithi) and Mexican Red Legs (Brachypelma emilia) are now getting bigger, but we've got more spiderlings almost ready to go, and Mexican White Headeds (Brachypelma albiceps) are finally ready :) Columbian Giant Red Legs (Megaphobema robustum) are growing crazy fast and some are almost 2" already!! These are on sale (this week only, June 22nd - 29th) for 40$ each or 5/150$!! Also added to the list are Martinique Treespiders (Avicularia versicolor, Brazilian Giant Red Rumps (Grammostola actaeon and iheringi too!), Peruvian Giant Red Rumps (Pamphobeteus petersi) and Regal Jumping Spiders (Phidippus regius) to name a few!

The Scorpion List has also undergone a small update.. We still have some CB Cameroon Dictator Scorpions (Pandinus dictator) in stock, but there are now two sizes! Prized for their rarity by collectors and rumoured by some to be larger than their Emperor cousins (we have yet to see sufficient numbers of adults to confirm or deny this), these have been rarely exported out of Cameroon and we have previously never seen babies at all! To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time these have ever been offered in Canada and one of the first offerings worldwide! There are still small numbers of most of the other species, but we have also produced some new Asian Forest Scorpion (Heterometrus spinifer) babies! There are always folks demanding common names for all of these species, but many of these are quite rare and really don't have common names. We've had to invent a few, so keep this in mind if you are looking for info online, and search instead for the Latin names :)

We have almost completely sold out of Tailess Whipscorpions and are waiting for more babies to be born and are also completely out of centipedes, though we do have some more coming from Vietnam and perhaps a few more surprises soon..

There have been a few changes on the Reptile and Amphibians list.. CA Ornate Wood Turtles (Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima manni), more Red Footed (Chelonoidis carbonaria) and Russian (Agrionemys horsfieldi) Tortoises, Blue Eyed White's Treefrogs (Litoria carulea) and more Pygmy Narrow Mouthed Frogs (Microhyla pulchra) to name a few! If you are looking for reptiles not listed, please contact us and we will see what we can do for you.

Watch for more updates on the Miscellaneous Goods page over the next while as we have a large selection of reptile and aquarium products currently available. From light bulbs to mesh tops, driftwood to dechlorinators, test kits to reptile foods, we've got it all!

We are still on the lookout for more Chelonian species! If you are a turtle or tortoise breeder, please contact us!

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Upcoming Expos:
With the large number of Southern Ontario shows being so close together, we are not able to attend them all. Until this changes, we will likely only be attending the Spring (Easter), Summer and Fall (CRBE) shows. Unless stated otherwise, these are shows we are attending and have confirmed!

July 29th (10 - 5) & 30th (10 - 4), 2017
Victoria Reptile Expo
(Pearkes Arena, 3100 Tillicum Rd, Victoria B.C., V9A 6T2)
Tables 20-22

August 26th (10:00 - 17:00) & 27th (11:00 - 16:00), 2016
Western Canadian Reptile Expo 2016 - SPONSOR!
(Sheraton (Capri) Hotel and Conference Centre, 3310 50th Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 3X9)

September 9th (10:00 - 17:00) & 10th (10:00 - 17:00), 2017 - Booths 182 & 183 - just behind the WestJet stage
Canadian Reptile Breeders Expo 2017
International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Missisauga, Ontario, L4V 1E8)

More updates underway..


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This page last edited June 22nd, 2017