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    New member and red tail fan!

    Just wanted to say hi and thanks for having me on your site. Iíve got a 1.1/5 year old Colombia , hog island cross. I was intending to get a pure hog island but I think the container was miss labeled at the reptile show. Either way she is a sweet heart and about 50 something inches long I think. Feeding her 1 small rat a week. Very curious and loves to actively leave her cage when I open the door. Like she wants a change of scenery. I canít figure how to post pictures.
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    Re: New member and red tail fan!

    Quote Originally Posted by walt View Post
    Just wanted to say hi and thanks for having me on your site. Iíve got a 1.1/5 year old Colombia , hog island cross. I was intending to get a pure hog island but I think the container was miss labeled at the reptile show. Either way she is a sweet heart and about 50 something inches long I think. Feeding her 1 small rat a week. Very curious and loves to actively leave her cage when I open the door. Like she wants a change of scenery. I canít figure how to post pictures.
    Welcome to the forum
    I post pics thru Tapatalk a free app

    Sent from my CLT-L09 using Tapatalk

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    Re: New member and red tail fan!

    Welcome. It's a great place with tons of great info. Share some pictures we love to see snakes. Don't hesitate to ask questions or jump into a conversation.
    1.0 Bearded Dragon
    0.1 Super Pastel Lesser Ball Python
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    Boas do have a lot of personality...they're also easy to over-feed, & that's probably part of the reason she wants out, lol. She's aware that you seem to
    have a problem with rats & she's more than willing to lend a hand, so to speak. Glad you have you join us here.
    Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
    Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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    Re: New member and red tail fan!

    https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...-Post-Pictures


    Or as mentioned Tapatalk makes it very easy from you phone/tablet
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    1.0 Bearded Dragon
    0.1 Super Pastel Lesser Ball Python
    1.0 Pastel Bamboo Ball Python
    0.0.1 Halmahera Blue Tongue Skink
    0.0.2 Crested Gecko
    1.2.0 Guinea Pigs
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    Re: New member and red tail fan!

    After reading up on feeding timelines I think Iím going to switch to every other week schedule. I donít want a overweight snake.

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    Welcome to the forum.
    The one thing I found that you can count on about Balls is that they are consistent about their inconsistentcy.

    1.2 Coastal Carpet Pythons
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    2.0 Common BI Boas, Punch, 2005; Butch, age?
    0.1 Normal Ball Python, Elvira, 2001
    0.1 Olive (Aussie) Python, Olivia, 2017

    Please excuse the spelling in my posts. Auto-Correct is my worst enema.

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    trying to figure out picture postings as i wanted to show a retrofitting of a working fireplace into a snake enclosure. she has since outgrown and about to start construction of a bigger cage. i love creating a new space including large climbing branches etc. i try for a natural looking enclosure. nicer to look at imho and i feel the snake enjoys it. ps - reinz... love tool as well! one of my favorite groups. that and pink floyd. n nice pictures.. walt.
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    Re: New member and red tail fan!

    I opened her enclosure today to retrieve a unused light and mango, thatís her. Name my daughter picked, started to leave so I let her explore a bit. She heads to a raised potted plant in the full sun. Curls around the base and chills. My house is only 70 degrees but Iím hoping sheís ok in full sun. Thoughts?

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