Category Archives: Husbandry

Teeth

I have been fighting respiratory infection in both of my Morelia carinata since July. It all started when I changed the bedding in their cages to cypress mulch. This caused the humidity to increase dramatically in the cages and stayed … Continue reading

Posted in Husbandry, Morelia carinata | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Blog Radio Interview

More of a two hour discussion about all kinds of different stuff. Was a lot of fun. LINK

Posted in African House Snake, Carpet Pythons, Corn Snakes, Eastern Kingsnakes, Field Herping, Geckos, Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry, Morelia carinata, NC Sandhills, Other stuff, Rat Snakes, Scarlet Kingsnakes, Standings Day Geckos, Tokay Gecko | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PJMV-1205 shed and BM

Good sign of a healthy chondro – complete shed and a bowel movement.

Posted in Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry, Jayapura | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Green Tree Python drinking from her coils.

This is my 10 year old Wamena female drinking from her coils tonight. They will all drink from a bowl but I don’t think they like to stretch down to do it. It’s important to make sure they stay hydrated … Continue reading

Posted in Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry, Wamena | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Chondro nesting boxes

Sold the first two, and then sold another to a new friend in Michigan… so I made four more today. One is for the Michigan customer —- and the other three are available for sale. All are  8 1/2″ x … Continue reading

Posted in Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Giving a shot to a baby Aru Green Tree Python

This snake did not appreciate this (a shot of baytril and a shot of fortaz) this morning but the two sick snakes are getting better. That is for sure. The baytril is causing some marks as the vet said it … Continue reading

Posted in Aru, Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry | Leave a comment

Cages have been keeping me busy.

I started the construction of these cages in order to make three suitable cages for my three male Green Tree Pythons and to save money while doing it. In hindsight that was pretty dumb because the cages that Jim Scharphorn … Continue reading

Posted in Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry | Leave a comment

Aru Green Tree Python female update & Wamena Green Tree Python female: PROLAPSE

My Aru female shed on Saturday night all in one piece and she looks good. She is no longer under the heat – she’s perched over the hide / nest box. She looks nice and big but I am too … Continue reading

Posted in Aru, Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry, Wamena | Leave a comment

Green Tree Python female picture from this morning.

7:56 AM Below is a shot of the incubator from late last night. It is wired with a Helix thermostat but I inserted a Spyder Robotics thermostat yesterday and connected the heat source to it. I want the temperature to … Continue reading

Posted in Aru, Green Tree Pythons, Husbandry | Leave a comment

Diamond Pythons

These snakes are some of the most gentle, laid-back, pretty, and all-around best as far as keeping a pet snake. The problem is that they have some issue that makes them die later in life if you indulge them too … Continue reading

Posted in Carpet Pythons, Diamond Pythons, Husbandry | Leave a comment