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Backwater Reptiles

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Address
Rocklin, California
Preferred Method of Contact
Via Contact Us URL listed below
Email Address
sales@backwaterreptiles.com
Phone Number
916-740-9758
Contact Us
https://www.backwaterreptiles.com/contact/
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Sick, likely wild caught, heart breaking
Purchase Date
6/15/2021
Transaction Type
Purchase
Quality
1.00 star(s)
Variety
3.00 star(s)
Communication
4.00 star(s)
Packaging
1.00 star(s)
Price
3.00 star(s)
Would you purchase from again?
No
Pros
  • In the end, none
Cons
  • Sick Animals
  • Packaging is dangerous for the spiders
I order two Avic Avics from Backwater, excited to get back into new world arboreal Ts since my ex wouldn't let me keep them (beside the point)

They arrived in plastic cups. there was a ball of paper towel in the cup and the tarantulas just sat on the wad bouncing against the walls of the cups. That bothered me, but they seemed to move ok getting out and into their enclosures but seemed weak. within a day they were back to being curled up half dead and I began to worry when one was just slumped against the lower corner of its enclosure, not very like an Avic.

They were both in death curls yesterday and not able to lift their bodies.

I have put their little faces in water dishes and now they seem to be improving (knock on wood)

I will NEVER order from this seller again. these animals were emaciated, and no doubt beyond stressed.

Please look to another seller. the horror stories I have heard after talking to others really puts Backwater on my Blacklist.

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Purchase Date
2017-12-10
Transaction Type
Sale
Quality
1.00 star(s)
Variety
1.00 star(s)
Communication
2.00 star(s)
Packaging
1.00 star(s)
Price
1.00 star(s)
Would you purchase from again?
No
Pros
  • None
Cons
  • Dudeee... it’s all just one big con. They don’t care if they send you a dead spider or reptile because they make money on the shipping weather they have to refund you for the animal or not. This is they’re game.
They sent me a dead C.lividum. They sent it in a bowl of water... not even kidding. BUYER BEWARE! They did refund me on the 45 bucks I paid for the spider but the money I paid to have the dead spider shipped to me is down the toilet and in their pockets. Lesson learned. I should have listened to the other reviews.
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Location
Rocklin, California

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