Last updated on March 21st, 2015 at 10:25 am
Domestic Ferrets are available at pet shops. First timers can opt for adult ferret because young ones are
difficult to maintain as they are energetic. They are loving animals that love to cuddle and play. There are long haired and short haired types, so choose one that suits your environment. Getting it from a reputed breeder can ensure that they are healthy. Sd. The cage requires regular cleaning to keep them healthy. Under strict supervision they can be let out to play indoors. They live up to to 10 years and have a strong personality.
The color of the coat of Ferret can change during the course of time, so while buying one ensure that the coat is soft and glossy. Signs of healthy ferret include bright eyes, clean teeth, trimmed nails, clean ears, healthy coat, active and alert to noise.
10. Hermit Crabs
Hermit Crabs are cheap and easy to take care of. Just give them food, water and shelter and they will typically turn out to
be great companions. These are highly sociable animals that grow upto 6 inches and change shells during their lifetime. They are docile and form great domestic animals. They come cheap and the maintenance cost also is very affordable. Moreover, they are hypoallergenic and unassertive. Hermit crabs live on land and water, but spend most of their time in the ocean. Therefore, it is best to keep a bowl of salt water in their habitat.
These can make happy pets as they do not require much of your attention and left in pairs can take care of themselves. Hermit crabs do not reproduce in captivity and very rarely will the female lay eggs. Professional breeder use sophisticated techniques to breed them in confinement.
Just like snakes, Hermit crabs also shed their skin periodically, this take place between 4 to 8 weeks. Shell changes also occur where they shed their old shell after taking refuge in a new one, after a lot of work to do so. Give them an option of shells, as they tend to be choosy. The shed shell can be used as a decorative item. Paint the old shell and place them back in the tank for better appeal. A new shell will be available at the pet store. It should always be about 1/3 bigger than the previous one.
A plastic aquarium can hold herbit crabs with some pebbles at the bottom. Their food is affordable and is readily available from your vet or pet shop. They are nocturnal animals that live in groups, so be sure your pet has a companion.
This ends the list of good east pets to take care of. Pick one suitable to your needs and all the best.