lizards, snakes, frogs, inverts, what else?

driver

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So there's so many cool exotic pets to choose from. Frogs, lizards, snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, pedes, fish.... What else do you keep? What else is out there? I've successfully found local breeders of species from every group I've listed here, much to my own surprise in a lot of cases. I'm interested in what else I can find out there now!
 

Arachnophilist

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well thats about it for me i keep and breed all but the snakes.. i also breed polydactyl Maine Coons
 

ZooRex

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Frogs, lizards, snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, pedes, fish.... What else do you keep? What else is out there?
What do you mean, anything not mentioned?
Right now I own:
0.1.0 G.rosea
0.0.1 H.spinifer
0.0.1 P.cavimanus
1.0.0 Chinese Waterdragon
1.0.0 Jungle Carpet Python
0.1.0 Ball Python
0.1.0 Tokay Gecko
1.2.0 Leopard Geckos
1.0.0 Veiled Chameleon
0.0.1 Soft Shell Turtle
1.0.0 Red Eared Slider
0.0.1 Pac-man Frog
0.0.2 Cichlids
0.0.5 other fish

In the past I've had a hegdehog, a rabbit, a basilisk and countless frogs and turtles. So far the only mammal I've had succes with would be my hedgehog Albus. ~ Rex
 

markface

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i've been keeping snakes for a loooonnng time . right now i have ;

1.1 irian jaya carpet pythons
1.1 spotted pythons
1.1 kenyan sand boas
1.1.4 mexican rosy boas( 4 brand new 1 week old babies)
2.1 soloman island ground boas
2.6 ball pythons including 1.1 pastels and an unproven wc hypo
1.6.??? fancy rats

plus 10 T's
 

AneesasMuse

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I have the usual...

3.7.4 Crested Geckos
1.1.0 Tokay Geckos
0.0.1 Leopard Gecko
0.0.1 Red Foot Tortoise
0.0.1 African Giant Millipede
2.1.1 Firebellied Toads
0.1.0 African Dwarf Frog
1.0.0 Bearded Dragon
1.0.0 Uromastyx Niger "red phase"
8.11.0 Fancy Rats
0.0.1 Pigeon
0.1.0 Diva Cat (pound kitty)
0.0.3 Strawberry Hermit Crabs
0.0.5 Tarantulas

too many fish to count
and a nice B. dubia colony!

I've had rabbits, snakes, salamanders, crayfish, crabs, squirrels, raccoons, opossum, quail, scorpions and so on and so on.. at some point in my life.
 

Galapoheros

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Salamanders. Also, there are allot of strange plants out there that are pretty cool. Carnivorous plants, weird cacti, things like that ...I just have a few but I could sure get into that more if I let myself. I have a couple of salamanders, Sirens along with all the other junk. I found them I think around 6 years ago when they were babies. I think they are about 14 to 15 inches long now.
 

Goomba

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2.1.0 Pyxie Frogs
1.1.0 Budgett's Frogs
Some C. Ornatas and Cornutas to come.
 

TNeal

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Lets see. I keep:

Female Black Widows

A tiny black jumping spider I found in my apt

Chinese Mantids

Gambian Spotted Eye Flower Mantids

North African Grass Mantids

6 oothecae of The New Zealand Mantid

Grass Lizards

Crested Geckos

House Geckos

Bermuda Anoles

Two species of fruit flies

Blaptica dubia - Guynana Orange Spotted Roaches

Feeder Crickets

and last but not least my dog Chico

Tom
 

TNeal

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I forgot one:

South African Thick Tail Scorpion

Tom
 

beetleman

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let's see..........i have, greentree pythons,emerald treeboa,saltwater fish/inverts,tons of ts,hot scorps,predatory beetles,predatory kadydids,banana slugs,land snails,lot's of centipedes,true spiders.:) for now if anything else i can find i'll get it:D
 

Galapoheros

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I realized Amblypygids and Vinegarones are something not mentioned in the original list. They're pretty cool. Let's see, ...some people like snails and slugs.
 

Joe

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I've owned far too many pets to count, or at least too many to list here, since I'm lazy. My favorite was probably my prairie dog, though. Too bad the transport, sale and release of them has been banned in the US.
 

FelanMoira

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Lets see ..

I currently have, exotics:
0.0.1 Grammostola rosea
0.0.1 Avicularia avicularia
1.0 Elaphe guttata, snow morph
2.0 Eublepharis macularius, normals
0.2 Rattus norvegicus, grey-hoodeds

I will soon be getting:
0.2 Eublepharis macularius, SHTCT 66% het bell and SHTCT

I used to have
0.0.TOO MANY TO COUNT! Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens, red-spotted newts
0.1 Iguana iguana
0.0.TOO MANY TO COUNT! Anolis carolinensis
0.0.TOO MANY TO COUNT! Anolis sagrei
1.0 Streptopelia risoria var., white dove
0.0.5 Melopsittacus undulatus, budgies
0.0.2 Lonchura striata domestica, society finches
I can't keep fish alive for the most part - I've had a tropical tank set up at 2 separate time - mostly angel fish, mollies, bala sharks, neon tetras, zebra danios. I have had 5 bettas during my 32 years - I can keep those alive unless the cat knocks over the tank!
 

Louise E. Rothstein

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lizards,snakes,frogs,inverts,what else?

Dear Driver,

My home exotics include specialty mice and botanical chimeras...many of my (surprising!) plants transformed themselves into two (or THREE!!!)-in-one chimeras when I tried to graft varieties that I had with slivers taken from interesting plants of related,but of considerably more unusual species.

I also keep at least four kinds of invertebrates.

Yours very truly,

Louise E. Rothstein
crystalfan2912@yahoo.com
 

Louise E. Rothstein

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lizards,snakes,frogs,inverts,what else?

Dear Driver,

My present exotics include specialty mice,four kinds of invertebrates,and
an interesting selection of botanical chimeras that occurred when the
relatively commonplace plants that I grafted with slivers taken from their unusual relatives commingled their cells into 2(or 3!!!) in one surprises.

Yours very truly,
Louise E. Rothstein
crystalfan2192@yahoo.com
 

Rydog

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Uroplatus geckos are a stunning genus, I really love photographing them:

Uroplatus sikorae

 

Bothrops

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I keep:

-About 35-40 spiders (theraphosids, theriidids, lycosids).
-6 venomous snakes (all viperids)
-A new collony of B. dubia

I have kept a lot of exotics... newts, salamanders, frogs, boas, colubrids, geckos, lizards, scorpions, millipedes, etc...
 

ArachnoCrazy

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Don't forget farm animals. I keep exotic pheasants, but my brother and sister have well over 200 chickens, ducks, peacocks, geese, partridges, pigeons, and turkeys.

I am also into bee keeping and have several bee hives.
 
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