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RE: Brown "Colombian" Rainbow Origins?

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Posted by: Snakesitter at Tue Jun 14 14:48:41 2016  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Snakesitter ]  
   

You are correct that the rainbow subspecies' names are not geographically valid. Short of leading a crusade to rename, there is not much to be done about that.

While I know Columbians can handle higher temps and lower humidity than Brazilians, I'd be careful of keeping these snakes too dry. The former owner may not have needed to mist because the room or region of his facility was humid.

As for the rest, I'll have to ask a colleague with more historical background to weigh in.
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