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Good Point, What I Do

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Posted by: Ameron at Wed Dec 7 17:08:19 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Ameron ]  
   

Thanks for the comments. I see your posts often and recognize you as a Seasoned Veteran.

My setup is actually arranged *very carefully*, for just such reasons.

The top branches must be removed, true, but only 2 of 7 must be moved to change the water. Most of the setup is unaffected by the most frequent cleaning change.

For handling, once branches are gone, you must remove the rock den to get snake. After handling, I typically allow him to perch on a fake Ficus tree next to his biome while I put things back.

Yes, it takes time, but I can generally get stuff back in place within 5 minutes. I think the process is worth it.

I sometimes ask myself: "If a huge, more intelligent creature captures me for a Pet, how would I want my setup to be? How would I want to be treated as a captive?"

I defer to what is best for the animal, compromising my convenience. I understand that this process is not practical for everyone, but it works for me.


   

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