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Ezra our bearded dragon waiting patiently with his friends for our country to open back up ... and for the mailman to deliver his dinner!
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                    [post_content] => This is my Gecko Inde or Independence, because I adopted her on July 4th lol. She is my first of three Leopard geckos and is around 3 years old. Inde has such a personality. She is constantly exploring her 40 gallon tank and love the the new tube I put in there. She is in it all the time. When she isn’t wanting food she is exploring her tank or you!
This is my first post and I can’t wait to see and share more reptile stuff❤️ 
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                    [post_content] => This is Gizmo. He is about a year old. Loves, and I mean LOVES, his crickets! He climbs up the side if his habitat when we get the cricket tub out. He loves attention, especially from the cat and dog!
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                    [post_content] => All these little guys live together in an all natural Paludarium with two green tree frogs. We saw "Feeder" lizards in the pet shop and bought all they had. Three Anoles and two House Geckos. They all sit together and get along well, thankfully. 

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New here, I don't really expect to win, though it'd be nice! I wanted to let everyone know that multi-species terrariums are possible, IF you get a large enough set up with different heat options and hiding places for the animals to choose from AND getting animals with very similar needs, watching closely for any signs of aggression. All of our animals (2 American Green Tree frogs, 3 Anoles, 2 House Gecko's) are healthy, explore the entire tank, sit together and eat peacefully. Meanwhile, I'm just happy they weren't fed to something else.
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                    [post_content] => The wise philosopher Sir Francis Bacon once said, "Knowledge is power." This chameleon, the namesake of Sir Francis Bacon, feels powerful because he knows we cannot possibly see him disguised in the leaves. He also knows that he LOVES crickets because when he eats them, he feels big, strong, and powerful. Help Sir Francis Bacon win some crickets, please! 
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Every month, we're giving away a year supply of free feeder insects. 

And the rules are simple:

  1. Post a picture of your amazing pet, their kooky personalities, their adventurous habitats or anything else pet related.  But how do I do this?  Click the Start a Topic button in the upper right hand corner.  Upload your picture, and give it the title Cricket Contest.  
  2. Collect the most Critter Gold for the month (read below to find out more information on Critter Gold)
  3. And Boom!  You just won a year supply of FREE crickets

What is Critter Gold and how do I collect it?

Critter Gold is a reward system (see here).  Every community member has the opportunity to reward interesting posts with Critter Gold.  If you want to win a year supply of free crickets, post an interesting picture of your pet or habitat so that community members will reward your post with gold. And anytime you see amazing animals, interesting habitats, or anything else that strikes your fancy, be sure to reward that post with Critter Gold as well.

Announcing the Winners!

  • The winner will be announced within 48 hours by the end of each month.
  • The winner will be awarded a coupon code for 500 free crickets.  This coupon code will be honored for 12 purchases.  Winners may also use these coupons to purchase other feeders like superworms, dubia roaches, and black soldier fly larva.
  • Winners may continue posting pictures, topics, and questions.  But they are not eligible to win until 12 months since they won.
  • And we will keep a running list of the winning posts listed here.

Past Winners

  1. February 2019 - 20 Critter Gold
  2. March 2019 - 21 Critter Gold
  3. April 2019 - 12 Critter Gold
  4. May 2019 - 11 Critter Gold
  5. June 20199 Critter Gold
  6. July 2019 - 15 Critter Gold
  7. August 2019 - 23 Critter Gold
  8. September 2019 - 48 Critter Gold
  9. October 2019 - 33 Critter Gold
  10. November 2019 - 5 Critter Gold
  11. December 2019 - 36 Critter Gold
  12. January 2020 - 49 Critter Gold
  13. February 2020 - 23 Critter Gold
  14. March 2020 - 24 Critter Gold
  15. April 2020 - 61 Critter Gold
  16. May 2020 - 38 Critter Gold
  17. June 2020 - 93 Critter Gold
  18. July 2020 - 42 Critter Gold
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