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I’m very happy with my order and I prefer the small ones because the whole system last longer

Great product for the price (Paid $299)

I read all of the reviews before I purchased this enclosure. I purchased Version 3. It was on sale for $299.

Many older reviews state that pieces came with slight damage (Remember that these issues are usually due to employees working for shipping and handling). It looks like Symton took these reviews to heart and did some serious packaging. My pieces were in a foam box surrounded by a cardboard box with plastic corners added to the cardboard box to help protect things. A couple of my plastic feet were missing but the box damage was minimal and all the parts for the enclosure were in perfect shape. I do not know how previous versions were shipped but this method seems to have protected my enclosure.

I think as an enclosure with that price tag- it is really great.

What I hated most in building it was removing the film but the film is so important to protecting the pieces that I am glad it was there. I personally just hate removing it. Really all the rest of it was easy. I had to plan out each step in my head before I did it to make sure I didn't have to go backwards ever (which I didn't). I do see why the instructions might confuse and bother some people (another complaint in reviews) as there are no magnifying glass close ups to make sure you're using the right pieces. But if you sit down and think it through before you start - then it is really easy.

I don't quite trust the doors. They bend very easily and I am concerned some snakes could escape. My bearded dragon should do fine. I may look into getting a lock to help hold the doors closed and see if it also helps them from bending open where they overlap. Because with very little effort I can push my fingers through.

My biggest concern for the enclosure is if the base will hold up to anything heavy. There is a slight void space between the bottom pvc panel and the surface it is sitting on due to the frame. I might find something the same thickness of the frame and cut it to fit the void space. Because I'd like to be able to build a second level in there for the dragon to get closer to the light and heat. In my situation the void space for a heat mat is not going to be necessary.

I will say the top to this enclosure is great. it feels firm and strong. The walls would not survive a serious of really strong kicks.... but most people aren't going to be kicking around the enclosure. it did survive me picking it up and moving it from build location to display location without me fearing it would fall apart. I would like to come back and update my review or add another review after the enclosure has had some use to touch base on how well it has held up.

This is the first reptile enclosure I have ever built (I always just get second hand pre-built ones). It has increased my confidence in being able to build more in the future as I'd like to upgrade all my reptiles to larger enclosures.

And bonus, you get a free rubber mallet. the number of times I've needed one and I don't have one has been more than I can count. Now I have one.

Great tank! But it would be better if it had a lock...

So to start off the tank if pretty easy to put together although after I did there was a few immediate problems, and the biggest is that the sliding doors do not have locks, this is a very crucial detail that should be implemented in every tank, this is because species such as Ball pythons and other snakes, are able to push the doors open, and without a lock they can escape. One thing I did like a lot is the support frames on top, since there amazing for draping plants off of. Thank you so much!

All my beardie needed can ask for anything more!!! Thanks Symton….

Happy Chameleon

Our little green guy loves them!

Good, consistent supplier of BSFL for my bearded dragon

I have ordered several times now and have consistently received the right number of BSFL that are healthy and the proper size range. I experienced less consistent numbers/larvae size from other vendors. It takes about 4 days for me to get them through the USPS, but there is a FedEx option for those who want them quicker and are willing to pay for that. They are easy to feed to my Bearded Dragon, good for his health, and he loves them!

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Insect Flight
Jeffrey Stevens (Watkinsville, US)

Great quality and customer service

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Small Dubia Roaches
Ralph Miller (Chapel Hill, US)

Small Dubia Roaches

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Insect Flight
John Ketterer (Bensalem, US)
Very good variety and value

Got to give my beardies a new experience.

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Insect Flight
Sarah Kaye
Insect flight review!

All bugs arrived alive! The worms and roaches were in good condition my beardie loves them! My only complaint is that the horn worms were sent to me really mature and I didn’t have a chance to feed them all to the lizard before a handful began to pupate… but otherwise really good service!!

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Male Adult Dubia Roaches
Aislynn Hensley
I love how cheap it is

Adult dubias are usually very expensive and come in big pairs. I love the price and that you can choose how many adults you get and the gender. Shipping was fast too.

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Large Feeding-Grade Black Soldier Fly Larvae
Tina Costello (San Antonio, US)
Inconsistent

Size of the larvae in this last shipment is variable. Some are large and some I can hardly see.

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Symton® Shirts
Michaela Von Lang (Louisville, US)
Great shirt

I wear it a lot, haha. I love the color combination and the choice of shirt brand.

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Small Feeding-Grade Black Soldier Fly Larvae
Rosemary Lee (Mount Kisco, US)
first time order

great delivery time and fresh larvae

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Symtongs
Renee’ S (Tallahassee, US)
Symtongs

Love them. Larger than anticipated but ended up being a blessing!!

Very happy

We just got our new viv in just over a week ago, putting it together was pretty easy I did it all myself and just needed my bf to help with the last few bangs of the mallet and to screw the holders for the bars at the top. Echo has been in it a week now and she’s getting used to a larger home! So much room for decorations , we’re getting there! Thank you for making a lightweight easy to assemble home for my beardie baby!!

Large Feeding-Grade Black Soldier Fly Larvae

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Canned Dubia Roaches
Kaylie McCabe (Florissant, US)
Amazing

Amazing will definitely be ordering again,

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Insect Flight
Trish O. (San Diego, US)
smorgusbug

It's a bug buffet! My only gripe is it's too many at one time for 1 bearded dragon. I probably should've gotten smaller hornworms so they don't change over so quickly. I would order half a flight if it was available. But, Pedro loved it!

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Sift & Scoop Combo
Ralph Miller (Chapel Hill, US)

Sift & Scoop Combo

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Large Dubia Roaches
Michaela Von Lang (Louisville, US)

Healthy, active bunch of roaches. Thanks!

Great buy!

I revieved my enclosure from Symton a few days ago.
I am extremely happy with my purchase.
It is made very well and looks really nice.
A great price also.
I was especially impressed with how sturdy the screen top is.
Everything went together so eadily in matter of minutes.
I would reccomend this buy to anyone looking for a well made, reasonably priced enclosure.

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Large Feeding-Grade Black Soldier Fly Larvae
Renee’ S (Tallahassee, US)
BSFL

I had great success with my order arrival, quality and health of BSFL. I didn’t have any pass either the entire time and they lasted about 2 weeks (feeding a juvenile bearded dragon). I ordered a second order from another company that had a sale. I’m not doing that again. I’ve lost half or more in a weeks time or less. Sympton has all my future business.

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Male Adult Dubia Roaches
Ken (Middleburg, US)
Massive and Healthy For Starting Colony

Amazing quality and quick, free shipping backed by a live arrival gaurentee, what’s not to love! They were massive and healthy just what I needed to start my colony

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Large Feeding-Grade Black Soldier Fly Larvae
Kelly Bortner (Westminster, US)
Great feeders

Besides feeding them as larvae, I seed my dragon's bioactive with them, along with my anole's cage. They love the flies, two of my cats love the flies.