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Old 15-07-2009, 05:12 PM
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First shed & all's well...

Thanks to the person on the Corn Snake forum who earlier suggested I place some crumpled news paper in his tub... as he was moving about some of it ended up in his water dish... which really helped add some humidity. It all came off in one hit.
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Old 15-07-2009, 10:48 PM
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And after the feeding frenzy...

... a little something to drink..

It's great! I'm liking this!
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Old 16-07-2009, 12:18 AM
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he scrubs up well. he looks great now that hes shed. congrats.
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Old 16-07-2009, 09:52 AM
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Looking like a very happy little reptile now, good job !
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Old 06-08-2009, 03:10 AM
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If you'd said to me 8 days ago I'd be a keeper of one of the constrictor family I'd laughed right out, but here I am, just a week in and reveling in the experience. I feel privileged, even.
Its not part of the constrictor family, its a colubrid
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Old 06-08-2009, 11:56 AM
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Wow that's a fantastic story and congratulations on becoming a new owner, although that corn snake looks pretty big so I do wonder how it survived on its own for so long without an owner. It seems like you're looking after him well, I love the action photos of him eating the baby mice, do you keep them in the freezer? That was one thing I had to get used to, having a tub of frozen baby mice in my freezer! When I first got my corn snake everyone was really sceptical about him but actually so many people have fallen in love with him now. Keep us updated, I'd love to know how you're both getting on.
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Old 06-08-2009, 01:46 PM
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thats a great story, looks like your doing the right thing, the only thing i'd say is to make sure your tub has a hot end & a cool end, also those tubs can be really dangerous they really do need a thermostate.
I cant believe the vet didn't know that was a corn snake, that the last place i'd go after that.
Just to warn you they're very addictive, i started with a corn that looks like yours, i now have 3 corn snakes, 4 brazillian rainbow boas, 1 royal python, 1 el salvador dwarf boa & 1 fan footed gecko, when you get the bug it hits you like a hammer
good luck.
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