Many people who regularly follow what we do here, and on our sister sites Reptile Living Room & Herpetoculture House eZine, know that we don’t whine and complain about topics which get under our skin. We report, give guidance when asked, and generally try to be a cohesive part of the reptile community at large which includes both herpetoculture and herpetology. Some of our writers are active in various reptile forums where they share their knowledge even further which is where the following correspondence took place. Such as the question (see below) which was posed to me last week. Anything in italics is printed directly from the site where the question originated.
I must say at first when I read this I was immediately tempted to just blow it off. But then I thought better of it and decided I had better respond and explain more fully. So I did reply with the following.