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post #21 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-26-2011, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
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Approx Breakdown of Cost:
40 for CWD (The actual Pet)
50+ for a baby cage (2x1x1) long
200+ for an adult cage (4x2x6) tall
70+ for lights (Florescent Fixture, UVB Bulb, Basking Bulb, Heat lamp)
30+ for supplements (Calcium, Calcium with D3, multivitamin)
50+ for initial cricket care (Crickets, Keeper, Food, Water, Gutload)
40+ for fogger, humidifier etc. (Costs can be lowered with manual misting)

Reoccurring Costs:
30 UVB Bulb (6 months)
15 Supplements (yearly?)
1 Crickets (daily)

Startup Cost: 250-300
One Time Cage Upgrade: 200+
Yearly Maintainance: ~400

Just thought some of you guys would like to know.

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Males - Alpha(CT), Unnamed Dragon(HMPK)
Females - Red, Green, Teal, Blue, Pina, Helena

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Xerxes
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post #22 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-26-2011, 09:51 PM
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He is soo awesome, Shimi!



I can't believe you're gone, Tom.
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post #23 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 11:48 AM
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Dang he's expensive

RIP Russell
RIP Quicksilver
RIP Dominic

RIP 4 cories, 23 Ghost Shrimp, and a snail
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post #24 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 11:50 AM Thread Starter
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yea he is... but you can cut corners in some spots (breeding crickets / buying in bulk lowers the food cost to between 1-10 cents per day)

Betta:
Males - Alpha(CT), Unnamed Dragon(HMPK)
Females - Red, Green, Teal, Blue, Pina, Helena

Dragons:
Xerxes
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Oh, but still... Expensive

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post #26 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 01:07 PM
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I love how its 1 cricket.. It makes him sound so low maintenance :P

"You are forever responsible for what you have tamed."
Betta love: it's an international thing.
Azure, Sterling, you will be with me forever. Peaches, my crazy girl, I'll miss you the most.
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The Boys: Tranny, Inky "Yume" Zuko, Mao, Onishiki, Chopin, Maelstrom, Kabuki
The Girls: Kamikaze, Beeuty Qveen, Beefcake!, Chunkers, Awesome Sauce
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Meeces: Koko, Bijli, Baadal, Barkha
Turtle: Hi Handsome (female -__-)
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post #27 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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no, its 1 dollar worth of crickets... about 10 crickets in total.

Betta:
Males - Alpha(CT), Unnamed Dragon(HMPK)
Females - Red, Green, Teal, Blue, Pina, Helena

Dragons:
Xerxes
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post #28 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 02:23 PM
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I know, it makes him sound inexpensive -__-

"You are forever responsible for what you have tamed."
Betta love: it's an international thing.
Azure, Sterling, you will be with me forever. Peaches, my crazy girl, I'll miss you the most.
Fishies

The Boys: Tranny, Inky "Yume" Zuko, Mao, Onishiki, Chopin, Maelstrom, Kabuki
The Girls: Kamikaze, Beeuty Qveen, Beefcake!, Chunkers, Awesome Sauce
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Meeces: Koko, Bijli, Baadal, Barkha
Turtle: Hi Handsome (female -__-)
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post #29 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 03:08 PM Thread Starter
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ahhh I gotcha. sorry, my bad.

Betta:
Males - Alpha(CT), Unnamed Dragon(HMPK)
Females - Red, Green, Teal, Blue, Pina, Helena

Dragons:
Xerxes
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post #30 of 40 (permalink) Old 07-29-2011, 12:16 AM
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he is so frieking cool!! i used to hav a lizard my uncle gave me from hawaii but it croaked:(
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