Male + Female Veiled in the same cage?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Rocky, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Rocky

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    Hey I am looking into getting a female for my little guy and while I was looking around I found a lady here in lubbock that sells veileds and when I went to go look at what she had she had a cage that was 3x3x5-6 and she had a male and female veiled in it. I asked her if they were breeding them and she said that they are always together.

    Is that a no no? Just from what I have seen on the forums noone has had more than one in a cage unless they were breeding them.
     
  2. dodolah

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    after reaching 2.5 months of age, veileds generally become extremely territorial.
    So, the answer to that is no no.
     
  3. Sang

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    usually a no no, depending on who is more dominant one will force the other out for things like basking spot, food, and i dunno something.


    its best to keep them seperate except for when mating.
     
  4. Rocky

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    that is kinda what i was thinking. It seemed like they were doing fine, she fed them while i was there and she put crickets/roaches in a feeder bowl and they just sat on opposite ends of it and shot them out one at a time. I know my male is really territorial about his cage if i open it up and put my hand in there for any reason he is literally right on me trying to get me out.
     
  5. kinyonga

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    They may look fine but likely over time their health will be affected.
     
  6. Chameleonboy

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    i agree they may seem fine right now because if the cage size but after a wile they will fight
     
  7. THECHAMMAN

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    they will KILL each other. that cage is not big enough for two veileds, especially a male and a female.
     
  8. summoner12

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    How old were these chams?
     

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