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Pet Expo in Wheaton, IL.

Discussion in 'Invertebrate and Exotic Pet Events' started by BigOtto, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. BigOtto

    BigOtto Member

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    Wheaton, Illinois has a pet expo for exotics that has been going for some time. It meets twice a month ussually a Sunday and then a Saturday a couple weeks apart. Lots of reptiles and a handful of T's. Here's the link for my fellow Chicagians. http://www.allanimalexpo.com/
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    Josh Administrator Staff Member 3 Year Member

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    This is a little bit of a trek for me but it still sounds like a cool show. Who else will be attending?
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    Not a bad show but needs more T vendors. Great if you like ball pythons!
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    Erik Ostrum New Member

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    I'm going to that expo this spring for some leopard geckos and hopefully some T 's. I'm also going to the expo in Minneapolis this spring as well.
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    Denny Dee Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I pick up most of my T food there. Good deals on feeders, roaches, and more. Mostly a reptile show but I have picked up a couple of nice species there. Definitely worth a drive but not a flight ;)
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    Denny Dee Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Heading there today. Open from 10-2:00.
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    That's where I got two of my Ts. :) It's great for herps, though I do agree they need more T vendors. You never quite know what you'll find there, though.
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    Denny Dee Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I believe that there are 4-5 dealers that show up semi-regularly that sell T's and Scorpions. I have purchased 7 inverts there (5 T's and 2 scorpions). But regarding prey, they have virtually everything under the sun for a good alternative or primary food source. Still recommend it.
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    I have yet to make in there. It's nearly a 2hr drive for me and all toll roads but I'm hoping to make it in once in the next month or so
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    Denny Dee Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Bring a lot of cash for both the tolls and the show :confused:. Awesome stuff and considering your budding collection, the food choices available are going to be worth the trip. I can't think of any T food that you can't find here. All shapes and sizes.
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    Yeah, Chicago area tolls are bad. LOL. It's 2.5 hours for us, but Foxface's family is in the area, too, so we go up that way fairly often, anyway.
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    Denny Dee Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Picked up 4 different sized crickets, hornworms, silk worms and a couple of species of ispopods yesterday. Going to try to test the cleaners out. Worried they are going to look too much like food? But, they also had every type of roach, supers, mealworms and a new food larvae called butter worms. Feeding day today!