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Old 05-02-2010, 06:18 PM
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hi all help needed

i would dearly love a water dragon but have received some conflicting advice regarding housing requirements.
i have various lizards and snakes and always do some research before purchasing.
My local reptile stockist have just got some baby water dragons in and have advised that for one fully grown adult water dragon a 4ft arboreal viv is perfect (obviously if it also has the freedom of getting out every now and again).
However everywhere that i have looked at on the internet states that they need a 6ft arboreal minimum.

Anyone out there keeping them - would greatly appreciate your advice.
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:21 PM
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i would say 5ft minimum high, but if space is an issue, water dragons arent for you. bigger the better for adults.
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:23 PM
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thanks - the size isn't the problem just need to be sure that i buy the right size viv
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:26 PM
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If there is no issues with the size of the viv then go as big as possible. At least 5ft high as already said. If you can go for 6 or even 7ft high. A CWD will make good use of any space available.
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:46 PM
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thanks again to you both - thats what i thought - just wanted to check out how accurate the advice given from the seller was
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width and depth are also very important. minimum of 5 x 2.5 x 5 really. ideally go for 6 x 3 x 6 or larger!
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