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kerrie - 2007-05-12
we have a royal pythoon called freddie, he's about 8 months old and has a lovely temperament. he just did his first complete shed and we're like proud parents. his tail seems to be going hard and dark but the shed was complete from the tip of the tail to the eye caps.

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Marc Frick - 2007-05-11
I have owned rose hair Tarantula's for over 14 years. First, as far as handling, I recommend a person putting the hand in the tank first, check your Tarantula's response, then gently nudging from behind, urge the tarantula to your hand. 'Rosies' can vary much in their behaviour. avoid loud noises in the area, any violent movements, etc. when handling any Tararantula. Any fall from even 2 feet could be fatal to a tarantula

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Lori - 2007-05-08
We have had our male rose-hair tarantula for 3 months now and have already experienced one molt. That has to be the weirdest thing ever. We kept the old skin and my son loves to show it to his friends. The tarantula was given to us as a gift and we were told it is around 9 yrs. old now. This one was not bred in capitivity. It was originally found in the southern-most part of the desert in Utah, where we live. He is very tame and has a great temperment.

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Greg Keney - 2007-05-07
I just recieved my first Antilles Pinktoe spiderling a week ago. Its no bigger than a dime. I noticed that it was the most active of the 5 spiderlings that came with the order (King Baboon, Chaco Golden Knee, Brazilian Red and White, and Brazilian Salmon-Pink Birdeater). So far, it seems to be doing well. I have it in small circular plastic container that is ~3 times taller than wide. Its an empty Parmesean Cheese container. I drilled many small holes all over the outside for ventilation with a moto-tool and several in the top cap. The snap top features makes it easy to add food and water. I placed a small branch in the container for climbing and turned the small deli cup, used for shipping the spiderling, upside down on the top of the branch. It has webbed up the inside of the deli cup with several strands attached to the branch. It seems to spend most of its time up there. I'll move it to a larger container when it grows a bit. I keep it on top of the fridge, towards the backside, as there is a noticable current of warm air from the condenser coils. This situation provides off and on ventilation as the fridge cycles and the warm air flows up and then across the top due to the cabinetry. For high humidity, I add about a cc of water per day to the bed-a-beast substrate, and spray the outside of the deli cup with a syringe, where a few drops of water pool up along the upside down cup ridge. We'll see if this configuration provides the humidity and ventilation for good husbandry.

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Ryan - 2007-05-07
I love my Pink-Toed Tarantula! I am in a fraternity at Wichita State University and everyone that sees it, even if they don't like spiders, are fascinated. I have had many spiders in my younger years, but they are great if you can't have a pet (dog, cat etc). They are low maintenance and fun to watch. Today, there was two people who handled Charlet, that's her name, and she is a very humble spider. Charlet has never bitten anyone. The only thing she does is hop around. It's cool. Tarantula's are interesting insects.

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jay - 2007-05-06
I have just recently gotten a rose-hair, she is about 4.5 years old and as of yet i have not handled her. She looks beautiful and i know that she has been well cared for. The kids love looking at her, my wife has a fear of spiders but even she has shown an interest. Hopefully, i'll get lots of years of fun from her. Jay

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SOSA - 2007-04-30
The Columbian Red Tail Boa its the best snake ever, big but not to big and very smart and good hunter ;) i hope you love them too

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Heather - 2007-04-30
I love my flat rock scorpion! At first, I wondered why I even got her because I am terrified of spiders and other bugs that could possibly bite or sting you, but the longer I have her, the more I love her. She is the most docile scorpion I have seen, so it is easy to care for her without the fear of being stung. I can grab her water dish from right in front of her and she won't pinch or sting me. She is definitely the best pet I have ever had and I couldn't be happier!

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Andy - 2007-04-30
I live in southern california and have released about 15 green anoles in my backyard, this has been 4 years ago. they are still around and I often see babies cruising around. It's alot of fun to watch them outdoors.

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Animal-World info on Mexican Beaded Lizard
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jeff - 2007-04-29
I have enjoyed keeping these heloderms, they are a beautiful and fascinating animal. If you are experienced and give these lizards the respect they deserve, you can enjoy many years with these low maintenance animals.

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