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i cant decide between these 2, and please dont say get both as i just dont have the room.
 

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well they are 2 completely different types of snake ! The question you should ask is do I want a snake that I can really handle on a regular basis ?
 

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well they are 2 completely different types of snake ! The question you should ask is do I want a snake that I can really handle on a regular basis ?

i know they are, but im drawn towards both. the bci is something i can handle on a regular basis, as the amazon tree boas as of a vicious nature.
 

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Personaly i dont think your ready for either of these, get an MBK or a green
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Personaly i dont think your ready for either of these, get an MBK or a green
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Can i also ask why you say this?
 

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the question is not what should i get, its what do i want to get.

do you want a display snake that looks stunning, and one you can have a thickly planted viv for or do you want a snake you can handle and have as more of a pet

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Personaly i dont think your ready for either of these, get an MBK or a green
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a green tree python is harder to care for than a BCI or atb lmao
 

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a green tree python is harder to care for than a BCI or atb lmao
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i dont think he knows much himself, thats why he hasnt come up with an explanation of to why im not ready
 

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Personaly i dont think your ready for either of these, get an MBK or a green
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im sorry, but this post is very misleading. a Green Tree Python is a highly specialised species, and it should not be kept by anyone that is not experienced with snake keeping, preferably arboreal boa's.

ATB's as mentioned are a great starter arboreal boa, and are often kept in order to gain experience before keeping the more difficult species such as emerald tree boas or green tree pythons.

this kind of thing bugs me, why post false information. if you arent entirely sure dont post it.

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im sorry, but this post is very misleading. a Green Tree Python is a highly specialised species, and it should not be kept by anyone that is not experienced with snake keeping, preferably arboreal boa's.

ATB's as mentioned are a great starter arboreal boa, and are often kept in order to gain experience before keeping the more difficult species such as emerald tree boas or green tree pythons.

this kind of thing bugs me, why post false information. if you arent entirely sure dont post it.

Alex

thanks for backing me up mate : victory:
 

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BCI are pretty imo and are more handleable .bulkier (which is a personal preference of mine) and medium sized snakes so are also good to introduce you to the slightly larger snake species ...


where as ATB's are pretty ,great display snakes ,and they introduce you to the world of more aggressive and fast snakes which is great if you are more into the bitey snakes

you gotta weigh up the pros and cons but you gotta remember bci are a lil easier to care for than ATB's from what ive read and heard about both species but then aslong as you research you will have no probz with both tbh mate only you can decide on which one to get no1 else can decide for ya : victory:
 

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BCI are pretty imo and are more handleable .bulkier (which is a personal preference of mine) and medium sized snakes so are also good to introduce you to the slightly larger snake species ...


where as ATB's are pretty ,great display snakes ,and they introduce you to the world of more aggressive and fast snakes which is great if you are more into the bitey snakes

you gotta weigh up the pros and cons but you gotta remember bci are a lil easier to care for than ATB's from what ive read and heard about both species but then aslong as you research you will have no probz with both tbh mate only you can decide on which one to get no1 else can decide for ya : victory:
thanks for that, yeah i should choose the one im most comfortable with not the one that others think would be best. i think i will get a bci, how long would it be able to live in a 3x2x2 viv for if i got a 08 one?
 

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i would also say, why arent you ready for these. you have a pair of royals, and a corn and for me these snakes are the ideal next step. they offer a greater challenge (size or speciality) and are both great snakes!

good luck with them!

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I just like ATBs more :lol2:
 
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