About Us

Welcome to More Reptiles, the home of trusted, practical reptile keeping advice. We are the number one resource for reptile owners who want to raise healthy pet lizards, snakes and turtles. Our goal is to provide every reptile keeper or enthusiast with trustworthy and comprehensive care guides.

At More Reptiles we share in-depth reptile care sheets, tank setups, feeding schedules, handling tips, gear reviews and much more.

Our team of writers have kept hundreds of reptiles between them. From popular lizards such as Beardies to rare snake morphs like the Dreamsicle Ball Python we have lots of expertise and experience in the team. Most importantly, we are reptile enthusiasts who want to share our love and knowledge for reptile husbandry.

Regardless of the article, our team works hard to provide you with the best advice about keeping reptiles. We make sure each of our care guides is fact-checked, reviewed and most importantly helpful for all levels. Because of all of this, we are rapidly becoming the go-to community for all reptile keepers, enthusiasts, and experts.

Our team’s mission is simple, we want to provide trusted, practical advice that is simple and useful for all levels of reptile keepers. You can learn more about our team below.

Nigel Robert

Nigel Robert

Editor-in-Chief

Nigel is a lifelong reptile lover and has kept pet lizards since childhood. His first was a pet Leo which was shortly followed by a Beardie named, Rocky. For the last 10 years he has kept over 20 different species but his favorite is his Banana Ball Python, Monty.

Teslin Chaney

Teslin Chaney

Author & Snake Lover

Teslin is a graduate student at the University of Texas El Paso studying Herpetology. She has cared for many different species, but reptiles will always hold a special place in her heart. She currently owns four snakes: a Western Hognose named Cynder, a Desert Kingsnake named Rorschach, a Corn snake named Sakura, and a Ball Python named Dog the Bounty Hunter.

David Tevs

David Tevs

Author & Lizard Lover

DT has had a passion for herpetology since a young age. He studied wildlife conservation at Ohio University where he assisted on projects involving diamondback terrapins in the Chesapeake Bay and spotted salamanders in the Wayne National Forest. He is currently working on his master’s degree at Georgia Southern University with a research focus on the Florida scrub lizard. His goal is to develop a career in wildlife research with a focus on lizards.

Isabelle Barnes

Isabelle Barnes

Author & Animal Science Graduate

Isabelle grew up running around after fence lizards in her backyard and being generally fascinated by nature. Her first pet was a bearded dragon named Cleo, followed by dozens of other herps ranging from dart frogs (Speck and Blot) to her lovely Dumeril’s boa, Lucy. Isabelle got her Bachelors degree in Animal Science with a minor in Biology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and currently works at the Petaluma Wildlife Museum.

Zachary Nichols

Zachary Nichols

Author & Biology Graduate

Zachary is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University’s Biology department. He has had a fascination with reptiles for as long as he can remember. Whether it was pulling up rocks and branches in the forest to see what lay beneath, doodling snakes in the margins of his homework, or reading up on the latest dinosaur discoveries (yes, dinosaurs technically count as reptiles!), it was a passion that started young. His first pet was a bearded dragon named Geiko and he has had his corn snake Moonstra for 12 years and counting!