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Hi!

I have just read that two Boas can't be in the same Viv, yet I have been told they can stay together??

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yes it is better to house them individually unless breeding
 

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Personally I wouldn't, and don't
 

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Hi!

I have just read that two Boas can't be in the same Viv, yet I have been told they can stay together??

HELP!
dont even MENTION boas living together!!!!!

ninjas will sneak into your house...
and steal your kids/dogs/cats and fruit?
it will be VERY bad for you!!!!

if your breeding you can only have them together for
30second periods!!

or peeps on here will KILL you

hope this helps

ian
 

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I don't cohabit boas, but some people do. However if you do you need to be cautious of the sex's and ages of the snakes. Males together can be a problem, and an underage female with a male can be a problem.
 

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dont even MENTION boas living together!!!!!

ninjas will sneak into your house...
and steal your kids/dogs/cats and fruit?
it will be VERY bad for you!!!!

if your breeding you can only have them together for
30second periods!!

or peeps on here will KILL you

hope this helps

ian
what ian said:lol2:
 

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I have just read that two Boas can't be in the same Viv, yet I have been told they can stay together??
There are no benefits to the boas to being housed together - there's nothing good they get that they wouldn't get if they were housed alone.

There is only one benefit to the person who's housing the boas together - only needing one cage.

There are quite a few risks introduced by housing the boas together (competition, stress, premature breeding if you've got a pair of youngsters) that don't exist if you house them separately.

There are expenses to the keeper that are introduced by housing the boas together - if one gets sick, you'll need to have a vet treat both, and that's twice the costs for medicine, and you might have to buy a second setup ANYWAY if the boas don't get along and one is clearly suffering for the fact that it's not alone.

So although you *can* house them together, in my opinion the negatives far outweigh the one positive.
 

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Ok, I have a male and female of the same age. Albino Hets. We do intend to breed them in the future though

Again different opinions here. Still confused??
 

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dont even MENTION boas living together!!!!!

ninjas will sneak into your house...
and steal your kids/dogs/cats and fruit?
it will be VERY bad for you!!!!

if your breeding you can only have them together for
30second periods!!

or peeps on here will KILL you

hope this helps

ian
All true although I have also heard that 30 seconds is to long for the breeding. I wouldnt pay much attention to Ian though cos he is a trinket snake breeder :lol2:
 

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All true although I have also heard that 30 seconds is to long for the breeding. I wouldnt pay much attention to Ian though cos he is a trinket snake breeder :lol2:
you can use a sheet with a hole cut in it!!
like the hasidik jews do!!
PS. trinkets and boas are very similar
BCC
BCI
BCT

hope this doesnt help

ian
 

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We have brought them as a pair. We have been told they willbe fine together, although not to feed them together! So we will feed them separate in feeding boxes.
Very confused!!!
 
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