Anyone here like reptiles?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by rabrabs14, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a reptile of my own, a leopard gecko to be exact. Anyone here have a reptile or just enjoy them?
     
  2. crobbins2009

    crobbins2009 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a reptile zoo. lol

    We have 5 leopard geckos. 2 of them are about 5 years old.

    We have 1 bearded dragon.

    We have 3 crested geckos (these are a more recent addition, and probably my favorite reptile to date).

    We have 2 dumpy frogs. (there are my second fave).

    And we have 3 armadillo lizards. These were actually sort of a rescue so I wouldn't mind getting rid of them.

    I also raise mealworms and dubia roaches for my reptiles. The chickens are a newish addition for us, so they enjoy those as well :)
     
  3. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow!!! That sounds amazing. I'm waiting until I have my own house to get more reptiles, but I love my leopard gecko lol she's my first and only reptile. I've been considering armadillo lizards, are they hard to care for?
     
  4. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know someone with a albino corn snake... I personally like geckos and bearded dragons the best though ;) but my mom won't hear of it :p
     
  5. crobbins2009

    crobbins2009 Out Of The Brooder

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    haha yes I have my own house, but when I was younger I was constantly trying to talk my parents into all kinds of animals. Now I have a husband that is just as bad as me.

    It is weird because I have a 3 year old son so I actually have lizards (and a dog) that is older than my child. lol I'm not sure why but I find that so weird.

    I'm not really sure on armadillo lizards. It is sort of a learning curve for us. We paid for them after hearing some sob story. we basically just paid for the tank and whatnot that they were in though. I'm crazy about research and whatnot which was really easy for me to find out everything I needed to know with all my other reptiles, but info on the armadillo lizards is not as abundant and is really conflicting... We are still trying to figure it out basically. They are really fast though, and they hate being handled. They also won't eat the dubia roaches so we have to buy crickets for them.
     
  6. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I loveeee geckos, I want so many reptiles but can't get anymore cause my mom and dad won't let me lol
    That's awesome, I hope I'm lucky enough that I can own as many animals I want lol
    Yeah I haven't found much on armadillo lizards either :(
     
  7. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps


    I'm no a HUGE reptile girl... But I like the lizards :p I'm waaaaaaaaaaaaay more of a mammal person XD
    But, I plan on filling my future home with TONS of animals!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. crobbins2009

    crobbins2009 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hahah you will -- except for feed cost! Feed at least sort of limits my zoo size.
     
  9. Egg - Static

    Egg - Static Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two geckos, one Trimper (sp.) Albino and one fancy Leopard Gecko.
    2 snakes
    a Blue Tongued Skink
    and we used to have a bearded dragon but she died a little while ago.

    Not as many reptiles as some of you here have.[​IMG] However,we also have a family dog, and lots of fish.
     

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