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  1. Giant Green Frogs

    My date nights with my boyfriend consist of herping during the late hours of the night and early morning. The most active hours for herps around here seem to be between 3:00am and 5:00am.

    I have an old cistern on my property and frogs continually find their way inside (along with an occasional rat or salamander). Once in, they can't get out on their own. So, every few nights we go out with a large net attached to a very long pole to help fish the frogs out along with whatever else ...
  2. Calico Ryukin Goldfish

    With Button Eyes!

    I generally don't buy any animals from pet shops and when I do I prefer to support locally owned shops and breeders. However last year we got a Petsmart. I wasn't too sure about the place. But so far so good. They have been doing a really good job with their fish and even their reptiles. The only thing about the reptiles is that they cohabitate some snakes and advertise them as communal when these snakes are solitary creatures (that's a whole other can ...