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Old 01-12-2009, 10:30 AM
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I've been looking into getting a peachy for a while now as Im wanting to get another monitor. I already keep a big male bosc and Im looking for something a little more active and different. The peach throat has always caught my eye. I've seen them for sale on crystal palace for about 295. The only thing im wondering about is what would be a good sized viv to put a young one in, to last until adult hood or what size should I start? Also Im getting mixed info about size some places on the web say the top out about 3 - 4 and other 6 which is correct? Does anyone here keep? If so pics of set ups and the lizard would be appreciated
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Old 02-12-2009, 05:03 PM
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i have seen the one at cold blooded that came in the same shippment, i would say start with a smaller viv just down to the size of them, once they are established and feeding fine i would then look at moving them into sumt a bit bigger, the avarage size of a peach is 4ft but they can attain sizes of 6ft but i would say this is an extreme, also as i found out recently from a keeper the peaches are prone to burning even not in direct contact with the heat bulb so be care full of wat equipment you use in the set up

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the avarage size of a peach is 4ft but they can attain sizes of 6ft
Is this from personal experience? If not what book did you read this in?
I've had a number of adults and none were even 4ft let alone 6ft so imo 4ft as an average seems very high.
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Is this from personal experience? If not what book did you read this in?
I've had a number of adults and none were even 4ft let alone 6ft so imo 4ft as an average seems very high.
a few years bk i went with a m8 to collect an adult that was 4ft and stills young 3-4 yrs, but im no expert with these and had limited experence so i was just giving a guide.
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While very pretty jobiensis are generally not regarded as a nice pet monitor, they are mostly quite shy. So I've heard from people who have kept them, not personal experience. Not the best choice if you want some interaction.
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