return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Two Established Wall Lizards . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 05, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 06, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Oct. 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 14, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 15, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 21, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 22, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Oct. 28, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
Click here for HardTop Feed
pool banner - $50 year

RE: probing?

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Plated Lizards ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: 7serpents at Sat Dec 1 23:00:51 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by 7serpents ]  
   

If you Probe your Sudan you will most likey damage the sex organs thus unknowingly sterilizing him/her.

Sudan as with most Gerrhosaurus species have very strong muscles in the tail and vent areas which makes probing unreliable as to the depth you think you can determine if Hemipenes are present. Which is just as unreliable as trying to "OP the Hemipenes"as the strong tail & vent muscles just won't allow accurate sexing.

Sexing is best done with Behaviour changes and physical development of the lizard as he/she becomes sexually mature. This is my opinion after decades of keeping and breeding Gerrhosaurus & Zonosaurus species with successful yearly breeding and production of Offspring.


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


<< Previous Message:  probing? - teaspoon, Tue Nov 27 17:43:39 2007