How hard vs. profitable is it to make reptile and amphibian enclosures?
Ok so I am thinking about making custom cages for reptiles and amphibians. I do have wood working experience and have worked with plexi glass and screen before. I am trying to decide whether or not making it my primary job would be worth it. I live in central North Carolina and really am unsure about how to ship the cages I make. Any information from experienced persons would be appreciated.
Asked By: boomersub16 - 4/28/2011
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It makes a fantastic hobby, but the demand is not high enough to turn it into a great, profitable career. That is, unless you start working with zoo's to make very large enclosures... More
Answered By: Alex Paull - 4/28/2011
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I am not an experienced maker but I do have experience as a reptile owner searching for cages. There are several companies out there that mass produce reptile and amphibian habitats but I have come across a few individuals that customized cages for their clients and they were extremely popular on the cornsnake forum I... More
Answered By: Goldfish - 4/28/2011
I own a small cabinet shop and do on occasion make custom reptile enclosures for people. I could not make a living on only producing these enclosures as the demand is not there. I have the experience and equipment to make quite complex enclosures but find that most people are not willing to pay the cost of such... More
Answered By: Central Virginia Reptiles - 4/28/2011
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