Castle Hill Expo

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  1. danyjv

    danyjv Not so new Member

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    How'd every body like the expo ??


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    Very hot, not as much variety as i was hoping but wasn't to bad


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    I was pretty disappointed in the variety,it was all beardie,gecko,python same as same as..But it was a very cramped space so maybe some breeders thought stuff it!
    Can't wait till Penrith, I am looking for frillies, and maybe some different monitors
     
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    Get some ackies Rick. They're like beardies on speed, lol.
     
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    Thanks Darren,we already have a gillens,looking to upsize
    My son wants to get a pair of bells lacies for next year
     
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    Yeah it was cramped . I Was there at 8:30 so right at the front thank god as I had a pram for my son, it was not pram friendly lol note to self never take a pram to a reptile expo... hope fully penrith is a bit bigger.. I still managed to get a diamond Python so it was well worth the stress ..

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    Hi Danyjv,it was more cramped than usual owing to the smaller venue.Usually the Castle Hill venue is much larger but is undergoing much needed repairs so prams are not so much of a problem.You are right in getting a diamond,there were a few nice diamonds there today,I was a bit tempted myself.I also saw some nice black headed pythons including an axanthic
     
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    I saw that guy- wanted to buy her so darn much, but I don't have anything set up or ready at home! Darn! Maybe next time...

    Did manage to get myself 50+ rats. Should last a couple months xD
     
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    Yeah rats where the only thing I picked up, hahaa well a few chickens as well for one of my pains..
    did look at the pure murrays but may grab one at Penrith...
    yeah was very cramped


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    We're the rats cheaper then usual ?


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    pack of 3 'small' rats from the pet shop costs me $30

    Pack of 5 'juveniles' (significantly larger than the 'small' rats might I add) cost me $20 at the expo


    Pack of 5 hopper rats from pet shop costs me $25-30
    Pack of 5 hopper rats at the expo was only $15


    Generally things are cheaper at the expo as the sellers WANT to sell EVERYTHING they bring. Some real great deals in rats, enclosures, decor and reptiles on the day.
     
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    Rats are cheaper at the expo because, in almost all cases, you're dealing directly with the breeder. Don't buy rats from pet shops. Find a breeder in your area and you will get those prices every time.
     
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    was a awesome day picked up my first snake she is a albino darwin, so keen to see her colours come through she's a little hatchling! so awesome to watch lol
     
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    Ok I'll have to take my esky and some ice to penrith show next month. Nice work joel420 put up some pics to show her off :)


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    Nice snake joel420


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    Epic snake Joel!
     
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    Cheers dudes !!


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    make sure the rats are the last thing you buy before you leave
     

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