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    Temperature affecting sperm?

    Does anyone know the approximate temperature that would negatively affect or kill the males sperm.
    i have heard that high temperatures can kill the sperm but what exactly are those temps? Is there a safe range ?

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    It is possible even like, temps does affect human sperm, if you provide proper husbandry, which you should you will not have any issues.

    Females will also slug out due to high temps.

    Proper temps are 86/90 range, 92 is fine but overkilled.

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    Re: Temperature affecting sperm?

    You mean hotspot right?

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    Re: Temperature affecting sperm?

    Yes, she does.

    Basic guidelines are this only applies while it is inside either snake so keep them correctly and it really isn't going to be an issue.
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    In general I err on the cool side. Id rather have snakes slightly cool than overheated. Id choose 78-86 range over 86-94 range

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    Re: Temperature affecting sperm?

    Godzilla, your lower temps quoted, are those ambientcair temp, or hotspot temp or cool spot temp.

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    Re: Temperature affecting sperm?

    Quote Originally Posted by Reptilius View Post
    Godzilla, your lower temps quoted, are those ambientcair temp, or hotspot temp or cool spot temp.

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    Hot spot can be up to 92, as long as the snake can move away from it as needed

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