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My friend brought a hatchling corn 2weeks ago, and is pretty worried as it has not yet shed or been to the toilet. It is eating fine, he was just worried how often are they supposed to shed and poo?
 

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somtimes the will poo a few times a day,sometimes not for weeks,,,,will shed soon enough,prolly next couple of weeks :D
 

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also might be worth checking the temps are correct as it might not be able to digest its food if its to cold ? hth :D
 

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loopy_laura said:
What are the correct temps in oC?
hi, there are some good care sheets for corns, in the care sheet section :wink: just remember to give a warm end and a cooler end so the snake can choose :wink: hth
 

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hatchlings shed about once every 4-5 weeks so two weeks is no worries. If its feeding fine and the temperatures are fine then the toiletries are not a problem as sometimes excretion does not take place for 2 weeks while others they excrete the day after feeding... but to be on the safe side tell your friend to bathe the corn in a lukewarm tub of water... that usually moves things along, so to speak...
 

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care sheets are rubbish usually for beginners as they give no exact temps for the hot end. the hot end wants to be about 85 degrees, no hotter than 88. cold end should be around 75, no lower than 70. this will give an ambient temp of 78 to 80 which will be perfect.
corns are from temperate regions so do not need to be in very high temps like a boa or python
 

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400runner said:
care sheets are rubbish usually for beginners as they give no exact temps for the hot end. the hot end wants to be about 85 degrees, no hotter than 88. cold end should be around 75, no lower than 70. this will give an ambient temp of 78 to 80 which will be perfect.
corns are from temperate regions so do not need to be in very high temps like a boa or python
from one in the care sheet section >

http://www.exotic-pets.eu/corn-snake-care/heating-humidity.php
 

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400runner said:
care sheets are rubbish usually for beginners as they give no exact temps for the hot end. the hot end wants to be about 85 degrees, no hotter than 88. cold end should be around 75, no lower than 70. this will give an ambient temp of 78 to 80 which will be perfect.
corns are from temperate regions so do not need to be in very high temps like a boa or python
Mate caresheets are perfect for corns, they're so seasy to keep you could do it in your sleap. And yeah i agree they're hopeless when your dealing with the boas and pythons (not royals though...)
 
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