I am sure we all have heard not to put male mice together, at least in the US (UK mice are more apt to get along). And I follow that rule, of course, because I DO NOT want fights. I was talking about mice on one of my hermit crab forums and somebody posted this:
"I ONLY keep males when I have mice. I refuse to keep females because a) I don't have a breeder around me and b) pet stores don't tend to be the brightest people when it comes to sexing. (And I've raised babies, they're cute and fun but way too much work that I don't care to put into when I'm only looking to have 2-3.) I've NEVER had a problem mixing males. Even in a 10 gallon I've always been able to safely have 2-3 males together. *shrugs* (And I've had LOTS of mice) My ex-boyfriend was a rat and mouse breeder/shower. He kept his males together too. Fighting males is a myth for rats and mice."
So, she kept 2-3 males together in a ten-gallon and it worked out? She knew a mouse breeder who kept his males together? Pray tell me how this is possible, and whether or not she's wrong.
Two cats, a dog, thirteen hermit crabs, seven mice (and babies), four African soft fur rats (and babies), two fiddler crabs, five assorted fishies, a mystery snail, an African clawed frog, a corn snake, a ball python, a California king snake