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AndreaPurple
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 Yellow lined Plated Lizard question

Ok, I thought I had posted something here yesterday but I dont see it anywhere, so I dont know what I did wrong, but gonna try again....

I work at a Petsmart and we have these 2 yellow lined (throated) plated lizards and I have fallen in love with both of them, and I am about 99% sure that I am going to take them both home with me.
I’ve been doing plenty of research about them online and have been caring for them at work for weeks now and I know I am ready for them.

I’m just wondering something... is there a way to figure out how old they are? One is a female and one is a male. The female is about 12 inches (no more then 14) and the male about 14 inches (no more then 16). Will get pics here as soon as I can.

Thanks in advance.
Andrea
(currently have 2 corn snakes and a crested gecko)



11/27/10  12:08pm

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  Message To: AndreaPurple   In reference to Message Id: 2189658


 Yellow lined Plated Lizard question

since you work at the store where the lizards are from.....why not ask or get in touch with the supplier/distributor as surely they would have the best idea as to age for they should know whether or not they are CBB(captive born bred), CB(captive born), FR(farm raised), or WC(wild caught).



11/27/10  07:32pm

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Mdf
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  Message To: AndreaPurple   In reference to Message Id: 2189658


 Yellow lined Plated Lizard question

Rokdog’s sounds like a good idea to me, you’ll probably find out there FR/WC, so’ll you’ll probably never know the true age, just make sure your set up is up & running at least a week before you take them home.

Gives you time to adjust temps /humidity & replace cage furniture to a better location with-out upsetting your captives during the settling down process.

good luck!!



11/28/10  02:51pm

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AndreaPurple
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  Message To: Mdf   In reference to Message Id: 2189777


 Yellow lined Plated Lizard question

I did ask my boss and he said that when he has asked them in the past they really dont know, I guess they dont keep track or something, I dont know. I believe they are captive bred.

Thanks guys.



11/29/10  04:45pm

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Glennbaggs
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  Message To: AndreaPurple   In reference to Message Id: 2190037


 Yellow lined Plated Lizard question

I also have two captive breed and want to start breeding them. i really want to find out more on them so please let me know anything you guys think i need to know glenn



11/29/10  07:20pm


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