Meet Our Reptile Expert
brings you Ron Tremper, one of the nation’s leading experts on reptile and amphibians, to answer your questions. Ron works closely with Tetrafauna to develop products that both you and your pet will love. He has pioneered his very own species, including the Argentine Horned Frog, and various types of Bearded Dragons, Rattlesnakes, Chameleons and more. To find products by Tetrafauna and Tremper, please visit our online catalog.
Spanning four decades as a hobbyist, Curator of Herpetology and commercial breeder, Ron Tremper has become well-known for his expertise in herptoculture, having pioneered such species as Argentine Horned Frogs, Veiled Chameleons and Panther Chameleons. He was the recipient of the American Zoo Association’s First Breeding Award for the Rattleless Rattlesnake (Crotolus catalinensis) and the New Zealand Green Gecko (Naultinus elegans) during his tenure at the Fresno Zoo. Recognized worldwide as the foremost authority on Leopard Geckos, he has developed the majority of all color and pattern morphs known. His newest book brings to bear his vast knowledge gained during his more than 30 years of experience with geckos. The year 2007 marked the production of Tremper’s 29th generation of unbroken bloodlines in Leopard Geckos.