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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Animals just do things sometimes that's not in the normal behaviour,they must have off days like we do sometime,I persononally try in a week's time, but the chances are she will be cruising in the next few nights for some supper like they do if that was her normal feeding night

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Quote Originally Posted by richardhind1972 View Post
    Animals just do things sometimes that's not in the normal behaviour,they must have off days like we do sometime,I persononally try in a week's time, but the chances are she will be cruising in the next few nights for some supper like they do if that was her normal feeding night

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    Thanks Richardhind1972. That's what I am hoping it is. Also, she shed the night before, so she might just feel a little off.

    I had to call Jeff Ronne, the Boaphile, about sending me a RHP for the bottom tank in my setup that I'm splitting into two 3X2's; one side for Figment and one side for Solana. I mentioned it to him and he said it's unusual for a Boa to miss a meal, but not to worry unless they miss two in a row.

    Additionally, the temps have been crazy here. It went from 83-85F one day to 100F the next. Although her room is fairly well temp controlled, and her tank even more so, maybe Behira picked up on the atmospheric changes? Shayna struck at her rat last night (first time in a year - usually she wants me to put down and she pulls into her hide and eats) so maybe they all feel off in different ways?

    I'll plan to feed in a week, unless she starts cruising, then I might offer a little sooner.

    I'll keep everyone in the loop.

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Thatís ok then, I was going to ask wether you was having weird warm spells at the moment as Iím sure like us you donít all ways feel hungry when itís so warm
    I normally try wait a few days after a shed just in case
    Well good luck Iím sure she will start cruising any time


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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    A couple of things.

    First, since she didn't eat last night, and I am a worried dad, I took Behira out tonight for some one on one time. Katie was doing work upstairs and I had a call to make, so I figured I'd talk on the phone while chilling with my little girl.

    I am pretty sure she would have tried my arm out hoping for a rat if I hadn't used the hook. She was in full "S" strike position and her head was off the ground eyeing me when I took the drape down . A few strokes with the hook handle, and then a few more, and she was calm with head down. I reached in, picked her up, and all was well with the world. Either way, this makes me more optimistic that yesterday was an off day and she will eat this weekend when I offer.

    Secondly, she's such a beautiful and wonderful creature. I really do adore her and love handling her.

    Here are some pictures of her and us. The one where her head is on my arm, she is sleeping. She explored for a while and then curled around my arm and put her head down. She was like that for 25 minutes with no eye movement and no tongue flicks. She's so sweet and relaxed.

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Hi bud as regards the feeding ....

    The hairdryer rarely fails ....

    This method WORKS if done properly ...
    I wait until evening as they're nocturnal of course . I let the rodent thaw out in the reptile room so they get the smell ..
    Then I warm up the mouse / rat with a hairdryer and offer with tongs IMMEDIATELY whilst still warm . If refused simply repeat the heating and offering as many times as needed. .
    A couple of mine will only strike feed from within their hides so I dangle the warm rodent in front of the hide's entrance - usually works but if it fails simply reheat the rodent with a hairdryer and immediately offer again whilst it's still warm continue until it's grabbed ...


    Incidentally , if it shows no interest at all not even a tongue flicker maybe it's best to leave for a week or so.


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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Behira left me a ton of waste today. She weighed in at 950G totally dry and having not eaten in almost 3 weeks. I'd say that's a good dry weight.

    She shed earlier this week and is looking stunning. While I cleaned her tank, Katie hung out with her.

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Got some shots of Behira chilling in her enclosure today before I picked her up.

    There is pretty good lighting in her tank, so the pictures are fairly representative, although I did take them with an iPhone .

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    She's looking really great dakski,love the grey bands on her tail

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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    Quote Originally Posted by richardhind1972 View Post
    She's looking really great dakski,love the grey bands on her tail

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    Thank you!

    I am fully expecting her to gobble down a rat this weekend (will offer Sunday).

    I also love her color changes. Her head has been very light the past few times I had her out (since her shed). Today, as you can see in the pictures, a lot of dark shading/spots on her head today. Seems to have nothing to do with mood at all; she was a total puppy dog today, as always. However, she changes colors/shading throughout the day.

    The gray banding on the tail looks almost purplish in person. Definitely grey, but with a cool hue/hint of color seemingly.
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    Re: Behira - 2016 Female Ivory Ghost - First BCI

    That's good then, yes I'm sure she will eat her lunch this time especially if she's roaming .
    I love the way boas change colour it's so cool , you never know what shade you going to get when you open the glass, lol
    It's like have a few different snakes some times,so hard to photograph aswell

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