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Old 10-12-2011, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by glazios View Post
Thanks for that, it was staring me in the face now that I think about it. Sometimes my brain just requires a sharp verbal smack upside the head for something to make sense.

I am thinking about it, but I'd really rather purchase my first animal from someone I know has at least a few years' worth of breeding experience behind them.

I know Tokays have different husbandry, and I have absolutely no intention of purchasing an animal I don't know how to care for.
The shops don't breed them themselves, they use private breeders. I, for instance, have recently sold 12 baby corns to a pet shop. They never asked me any questions, just agreed to buy them. They were actually quite shocked when I turned up with feeding/shedding records for all of them. All you are doing by buying from the classifieds is cutting out the expensive middle man.
I keep my reptiles in vivaria, heated with ceramics. If you need set-up help, and can't find the answer here;
Setting up a vivarium with ceramics - Heating and Humidity
Setting up a terrestrial vivarium with pictures
Setting up an arboreal vivarium with pictures
PM me and i'll help if I can
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