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View Poll Results: Humid hide or Misting??

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  • Humid hides all the way!

    5 14.29%
  • I like to control the humidity manually, I spray the tank..

    30 85.71%
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    Talking Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    Just a quick and curious question and poll..As a snake owner what do you prefer for when your snakes are close to shedding..

    A. Humid Hide: any form of hide with dampened substrate or paper towel that your snake can go into and out of at it's leisure.

    B. Misting/Spraying: Spraying the snake's enclosure when you notice the snake is close to shedding raising the humidity manually.

    And what were your results? Better sheds? Worse sheds? Which one worked out for you?
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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    For my brazilian Rainbow Boa, I do both. He has a VERY wet humid hide, and the tank over all is kept at 80 - 90 % humidity.

    For the balls and the carpet, I mist near shedding.

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I mist my ball pythons when they are in shed and that is it
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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I don't use any humid hides. I've always just misted the enclosure, and it's given me great sheds. I don't feel I need to have a humid hide in the enclosure, the snake does just fine when misting to raise the tank humidity.
    Tiff'z Morphz

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I mist.

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I mist the tank.

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I don't use humid hides or mist. I keep the snake room between 60% and 70% humidity all the time and never have any problem with sheds.

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I mist. For someone with a few to even alot of ball pythons I think it is just easier that way. You don't have to worry about the humid hides getting moldy or to wet. I think it is just easier that way.

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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I mist.
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    Re: Humid hides VS. Misting (Snakes only)

    I don't mist or have a humid hide.

    I use tubs
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