What can you use this for?

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  1. saximus

    saximus Almost Legendary

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    NSW CoP requires 0.32 m2 of floor or wall space for gilleni. Caudolineatus, kingorum and storri are also in the same category but aren't classified as climbers so it can only go off floor space. So if it measures larger than about 0.6 x 0.6 m, you can legally house any of those species, plus brevicauda or primordius which are categorised even lower. Considering most keepers agreed when the CoP came out that the size requirements in most cases were unnecessarily large, it's kind of funny to see so much argument over this now.

    I personally reckon gilleni would be fine in there and, if you've never owned them before, you can't beat small monitors for character and enjoyment (except maybe with big monitors ;)).
     
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    Flaviemys purvisi Very Well-Known Member

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    Hermit crabs.
     
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    Bl69aze Very Well-Known Member

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    I could set up crab battles
     
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    Flaviemys purvisi Very Well-Known Member

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    Lol you want mad battles, get half a dozen praying mantis.

    Ultimate insect to keep in captivity.
     
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    I'm too much of a hermit to get crabs.
     
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    haha, imagine a 3' Gillens ? what a monster! He has habitat,there is a sand floor, a 3D fake rock background and a multilevel tower to hide /climb on and through but we still wouldn't put him in anything smaller than 3x2x2
     
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    This one didn't want to work today either:) just wanted to ride around on the car hoping his food would come to it

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    Hahaha wicked photo mate!
     
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