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Neal

  1. Thinking of Starting or Advancing?

    I tend to ramble on from time to time about different subjects when I have time to think about something good to blog about. This one is going to be for anybody that's looking to get into the hobby, or advance to different steps in the hobby and by that I mean from starter snakes to the not so stater snakes, to the higher level of experience needed snakes.

    I'm sure for any of us that have visited reptile shows, or even pet stores tend to see people that are interested in getting into ...
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  2. Feeders & Breeders

    For ft feeders, I'll list several and my thoughts on them and I'll start with what I have experience with.

    Big Cheese Rodents - This place is my go to place as they're based out of Texas(next door state). I've spent thousands of dollars with him and placed many orders. The quality of the feeders are great and the customer service is top notch. One of the best things is the way they package their feeders. They are all vacuum sealed and they use trays to put the feeders on to keep them ...
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  3. Most ironic/funny thing that happened to me so far.

    Quote Originally Posted by Neal View Post
    So I'm laying down and I get a text from a number I don't recognize saying: "I'm pregnant."

    So my initial thing was to go through my head and count off who I've been with in the time from of 9 months. I crossed those off immediately because of the area code but I was still concerned it was a girl from June, which would put her around 8 months. That was only until I rationed that her mother or grandmother which are friends with me would of told me way before that.
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  4. Colubrids vs Boids - Intelligence

    Quote Originally Posted by Neal View Post
    Now in all honesty I think we link inquisitive with smartness. While I do believe and I'm sure studies somewhere along the line have showed that some snakes are smarter than others, most of us are all going to be biased, like I am towards my Rufous Beaked.

    I did this just out of a test. If you're going to watch, then please watch the videos in the order that they're posted.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfnTqJkqE8Y
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5vURYRncDY
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  5. Colubrids vs Boids - Intelligence

    Quote Originally Posted by Neal View Post
    I'd say hands down colubrids.

    I've had Anacondas, Balls, Corns, Kings, Rats, BCI's. I've also had to house a retic for 6 months.

    I can say hands down out of all the snakes I wouldn't necessarily say smarter, but the Anaconda and Retics were the most non-frightful which some would say is more intelligent because they interact more and settle down when comfortable. Balls generally jerk their head back when you go in their tank/tub, though I'm sure they have exceptions
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