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My new friend.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by DPfarr, Apr 17, 2020.

  1. DPfarr

    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    I bought this guy as a wee hatchling this winter. Wednesday (4-15-20) was the first day he got outside in the sun and he was like a kid who had his first espresso.

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    I donated to my university so that I can get him to hang out in the greenhouses with me in the summer.
     
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    Chuck-NH Well-Known Member

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    Do they tend not to wander off, or are the greenhouses screened to prevent things coming in or out?
     
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    How big is it now and how large will it get? Beautiful.
     
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    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    He’s probably 9” nose to tail. I don’t know how big they get really. I think he will just fill out his frame.

    Chuck, he lives in a big screened cage I built him. Auto misters, lots of different light, trees, even some Aerangis mounted in there.

    The greenhouses are sealed up glass. Nothing should be getting in! I probably won’t leave him alone. I let him wander the lab a bit and it is pretty fun to watch how he incorporates his tail in navigating most things. Strange animal.
     
  5. RustyExotics

    RustyExotics Nicholas - It's a terrestrial thing

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    He's adorable!