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 Rodent Pro  
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
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: Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Chameleon . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 04, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 05, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 05, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Aug. 07, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Aug. 11, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Aug. 11, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 13, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Aug. 14, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 20, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hampton Roads Exotic Pet Expo - Aug. 21-22, 2021 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
Chameleons, Geckos, Tortoises, Tegus and Ball Pythons for sale online
pool banner - $50 year

RE: New to GTP

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Green Tree Pythons ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: MegF at Mon Jun 29 14:22:54 2009  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by MegF ]  
   

Several things come to mind. Too large a perch for such a small animal. The perch should be as big around as the largest part of the body. Second. Reaaaalllly high humidity. While a baby needs a constant humidity, 100% is too high. 80% is fine and too high will cause problems. Third: The cage for all it's cover is open on all sides. It might make this baby feel a little too out there in the open. You don't mention how often you're feeding. If you fed two pinkies, then wait a week and feed again. If the baby refuses (could be due to it going into a shed cycle) then wait a week and try again. Is this baby an import or from a breeder. If it's an import (cb or farmed) there's a chance there will be parasites and that can put them off food too. I would go with the easiest first though. Possible shed impending. Many snakes won't eat thru the cycle. I would ditch the mister or reduce the amount of time it goes on. I personally prefer to hand mist as it gives me a chance to observe the animal and see if there's anything going on with it.
-----
2.2~Cornsnakes
3.4.2~Green tree python
3.3.1~ATB
1.1~Sibon Nebulatus
1.0~Eyelash viper
1.1~False Water Cobras
Dogs, cats, horses....
www.franclycac.com


   

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


>> Next Message:  RE: New to GTP - jazzypork, Thu Jul 2 20:56:41 2009

<< Previous Message:  RE: New to GTP - jazzypork, Mon Jun 29 02:12:14 2009 image in post