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 #2269184


Milkweed666
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 Multiple mice loose in cage?

If i just put like 3 or 4 or more mice in the enclosure, is that ok? Will my monitor eat them at an ok pace or will it over eat? Just tryin to cut down on pet store visits if its possible



06/08/12  03:09am

 #2269187


SalvatorREX
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  Message To: Milkweed666   In reference to Message Id: 2269184


 Multiple mice loose in cage?

you could have gotten a 10 gallon tank to hold them in for like 15-20 bucks and you could keep a weeks worth in there. without worry .. but feeding live isnt good anyway because the mice could claw and bite your monitor while he is trying to eat.. but as far as over eating it depends on what you’re feeding .. i know my sav will eat untill evry bug in the cage stops moveing.. my water monitor will casually eat as he feels.. so it all depends on the monitor its self and the species that your feeding..



06/08/12  04:16am

 #2269189


Krusty
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  Message To: SalvatorREX   In reference to Message Id: 2269187


 Multiple mice loose in cage?

If the 3-4 mice is more than he would eat quickly in one session, do NOT leave live rodents in the cage. Rodents will nibble on anything to survive in a hot cage....including your lizard while resting.



06/08/12  06:19am

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War Machine
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  Message To: Krusty   In reference to Message Id: 2269189


 Multiple mice loose in cage?

Could be myth, but feedig live promotes agression as well. I’d start feeding frozen.



06/08/12  09:39am

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  Message To: Milkweed666   In reference to Message Id: 2269184


 Multiple mice loose in cage?

I wouldn’t dare leave them in overnight. If they happen to find a good hiding spot while the lizard is awake, they’ll come out in the cool of the night and start nibbling away at your lizard.



06/08/12  12:19pm


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