please don’t say you should never mix different species together. i no there are some examples that will live together in harmony that eat the same food and have the same habitat .e.t.c…
so id like some examples of reptiles/amphibians/invertebrates that people have tried keeping together with success, thanks.
i know you said don’t say don’t keep different species together but i think you should know some facts before mixing anything. just because to species have similar care doesn’t mean there suitable for eat other.
common problems include
eating each other (its surprising what will at least try to eat what)
Attacking/ killing each other (2 animals that don’t normally live together will sometimes fight.
stress (makes for ill reptiles just being near even a species from the same geological range can be stressful to these animals)
Incompatible toxins bacteria and illnesses (especially with phibs but is common with others 2 just cause one species can handle one type of bacteria/doesn’t mean they all can these animals evolved in totally different ways meaning there resistant to different things, as for toxins many phibs and invert have these as defense mechanisms and can easily kill or make the others ill)
so called “safe” mixes include American grey treefrogs American green treefrogs together
American green treefrogs and green anoles (never brown ones)
aquatic newts an hardy fish species such as guppies
NEVER mix animals from different geographical locations its asking for trouble
all these still come with risks including killing all your pets
on one final note: mixing is not something to be taken lightly it takes a lot of research careful monitoring and a good pinch of luck not something for beginners to exotic pets
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