The best way to keep your reptilian friends healthy is by boosting immunity and preventing illness. A regular regimen of probiotics is a great way to maintain good gut flora and will provide better protection when used on a regular schedule. Many people have been conditioned to use acidophilus products when their animals are on meds, but there are lots of other reasons to use probiotics. During times of stress or transition, breeding season, before brumation, after brumation, even times of speedy growth. Juvies are especially under extended amounts of stress. A strong and established immune system will help protect all animals internally and externally.