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Yep, tried it...

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Posted by: MFLuder at Mon Jan 22 14:45:12 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by MFLuder ]  
   

I tried a moist hide when I first got the animals (a shallow deli-cup with a hole in the lid and damp paper towel inside). The boas would make good use of them, however, I noticed that regurgitation would primarily occur in the moist hide. So that made me think that the moisture was causing it. After speaking with a man who works on the microbiology (intenstinal flora) of bottae and keeps and breeds large numbers of them, I was informed that humidity is a killer (contradictory to Hoyer's site) in these animals so I decided to focus on bi-weekly soaks instead of constant exposure.
I suppose there is no magic bullet and some animals are just less fit than others.
Thanks for your help.


   

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