Critters for Kids Part II – Rats

Amanda Small Animals

Critter Cabana is packed full of exciting and entertaining pets. However, we have pets that are appropriate and exciting for a variety of people. We have a great fit for everyone from a 4 year old girl to a 60 year old man. For mothers and fathers of young kids, finding an animal amongst the pets available in our store …

Critters for Kids Part I – Corn Snake

Matt Johnson Reptiles

This is the first post in a new series of blogs about good pets for kids. All too often we see parents and kids attracted to the some critters that aren’t the best choices. This series will help navigate some of those waters, with some of my favorites for kids based on ease of care, initial investment, and a number …

Moss. So hot right now.

Matt Johnson Fish

Got some awesome new mosses in great for tanks without co2. Or any tank really. Here’s listing. They are all sold on little mesh grids. Most are $10. Christmas Moss Taxiphyllum Sp. Flame Moss Taxiphyllum Sp. Carpet Moss Taxiphyllum Sp. Mini Pellia (Riccardia Chamedryfolia) Jungermannia pseudocyclop (Rose moss) Monosolennium tenereum (Pellia) Fontinalis hypnoids Blepharostoma trichophyllum (mini Rose moss) Fissidens Geppii

New Frogs in Newberg

Matt Johnson Reptiles

We have a bunch of new reptiles that have come in during the past couple weeks and also some great ones coming in. We’ve really been ramping up our small frog selection because they are so stinkin cool and really inexpensive to get set up.  Here’s what we have in stock right now. Bumblebee – Dendrobates leucomelas $85 Green & Black …

Plecomania

Matt Johnson Fish, Uncategorized

We have acquired lots of really cool plecos in the past couple weeks.  Come in and check them out.  In order of my favorties. 1. Royal Pleco – We got several in with some extraordinary contrast $24.50 2. Three Beacon Pleco – $60 but he is one cool dude, looks way nicer than this picture 3 . Cactus Pleco – …

Confidence in Bird Handling

Matt Johnson Birds, Uncategorized

There are a lot of benefits to being a PK (Pet Store Kid =)… One of which is that without any training, Bass is going to be a master bird handler.  Most of our big pet birds can be intimidating to those who know how powerful their beaks are.  But these birds can sense that fear. Avalon Aviary says it …

New Goodies from Wilsonville

Matt Johnson Articles, Birds

Some pictures from late tonight. We’ve lots of new stuff going in, puppy room, bird department, checkout counter. Today we spent almost all day working on reptiles again, aka Scott and I argued about little stuff until 4pm and then got serious. Same plans for tommorrow. There is one picture of some progress with the burmese python enclosure. We’ve got …