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  1. Lizards
    Hi guys/girls. I'm looking to get an exo terra terrarium for my crested gecko as well as a Leo. It comes with a rock backround. I have been told by many people, watched loads of videos and they all say that crickets can hide behind it and then escape through the gap at the top where wires go...
  2. Feeder
    Hey guys. Like everyone I manage to get a few escapees here and there and always felt they were getting out of the terrarium somehow. The only holes i could see were the door fringes (way too small) and the cable sliders (all closed up) BUT just yesterday I was chasing a cricket along the top...
  3. Snakes
    Well, I thought I was doing so well after 2 years with no escapees, but this morning I realised I had one snake missing! I have 13 royals here and all bar 1 are in vivs. My largest female, who will be my first to get up to size to breed this coming season managed to squeeze herself out of her...
  4. Snakes
    Hi, I've got a collection of snakes including some baby corns. I checked on the babies two days ago to find that despite the lid being fixed to his tub, Jim had gone missing! I've never had an escapee snake but Jim has been found (before we even knew he was missing) twice before now! I've...
  5. Lizards
    Feeding my beardie earlier and 1 locust hopped away from him then next minute I cant see it checked in the vivarium and no sign of the locustanyone had the same problem?
  6. Snakes
    Back story: My vivarium lock doesn't fit onto the sliding glass doors (you can't move them) so I use a wedge for Ozzy's vivarium. Normally I check at least twice every night whether the wedge is secure and the doors can't be slid open, but for some reason I didn't check properly last night (I've...
  7. Spiders and Inverts
    I swear I could wring my Burmese pythons neck right now, he escapes from everything. And yep, the only dodgy spider I have is the one he let loose. Now it was in a room with a closed door, but there is a small gap under the door, I dunno what to do, will it survive in the cooler weather? Will it...
  8. Lizards
    :bash: i got 2 juvenile L. williamsi and an adult female at Doncaster last month. Obviously, I couldnt keep the adult with the young ones, so also purchased a smallish tank, which I setup fine. they've been in there all the time, absolutely fine, until.... Sunday, i decided to 'upgrade' them...
  9. Snakes
    I went in to the study yesterday morning to find one of the defrosted rats on the floor with its head damp from a snake attempting to swallow it. The culprit was a cornsnake who eats medium/large mice and who escaped about two weeks ago. She's not even big enough for weaner small rats let...
  10. Lizards
    So i got in from school today to check on Randy the Ackie and noticed his viv door was open a crack. I checked to see where he was in his viv but despite checking thoroughly under the substrate and in his hides, it was obvious he had gotten out. Now if i am completely honest, this worried me...
  11. Snakes
    Hi Guys, Just after a bit of advice, my friend's ball python escaped friday night after her OH didnt close the viv door properly. Sh has dont the obvious and ripped the house appart, under and inside furniture, behind the fridge, electical appliances etc but no joy. She trie last night putting...
  12. Lizards
    I think most of you will remember recently I lost my leopard gecko OB, I put the floyur down, thought she was in my reclining chair and eventually, nearly 4 weeks later found her under my washing machine...... Well she has gone again..... but there is a difference this time..... she has taken...
  13. Lizards
    I had a lttle bit of an accident last week whilst transfering my live food from the containers. I tend to do it outside after I had a few escapee's. This time when I was in the middle of emptying the tub of crickets two huge black crickets (who had hidden themselves in with my small...
  14. Lizards
    I have one of my precious leopard geckos escape Saturday night and I cant find her anywhere :cry: I have torn the house appart, I have placed empty cricket tubs about the house with some sand from her viv for a familiar smell and covered with towels to make them dark but nothing yet...... I am...
  15. Newbie Advice
    Hi, ive been implementing some 'traps' around the house incase of escapee food, the most tedious of these to catch, is the locust, horrible things. The best ways to catch most live food would be to 'lure' them out, and this post is to inform you on the many methods of doing so. For each one, you...
  16. Lizards
    So, looked into the tank today, and instead of seeing two geckos I saw just one....! I frantically searched my room, behind bed etc, to find her having a little rest behind my piano!! Anyone else have any experiences of escapees? maybe she enjoyed my playing so much she wanted to be close to...
  17. Lizards
    My 8 year old sons Leopard gecko escaped back at the beginning of June, he was gutted, we turned the house upside down and we have had lots of conversations about its fate. Our house is a work in progress (otherwise known as a building site) so lots of places to hide. We had all assumed by now...
  18. Snakes
    My Amel corn keeps trying to escape her viv. just earlier i was having a cuppa and watching her and she had half her body along the side of it and was trying to push the glass out!!!!!luckily when i bought the viv i also bought a lock!!! she is such a madam lol a lot of my friends think snakes...
  19. Spiders and Inverts
    I have lasiodora slings in cricket tubs biggest one was about just over an inch LS, and has not yet got its colours, i came home to find my kittens hitting the tub back and forth i ran forward scared the kitties away and found the tub upside down lid on everything normal, except no sling filed...
  20. Lizards
    I woke up this morning to the kids shrieking, "MUM! Why's the crestie on the ceiling?!" Turns out, in the night, the cats had jumped on top of the exo terra and pushed the mesh down off the lid. Good old Crusty the Crestie had got out, up the wall, across the living room ceiling, out the living...
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