Vote for BP.Net for the 2013 Forum of the Year! Click here for more info.

» Site Navigation

» Home
 > FAQ

» Online Users: 384

2 members and 382 guests
Most users ever online was 6,337, 01-24-2020 at 03:30 AM.

» Today's Birthdays


» Stats

Members: 69,418
Threads: 243,826
Posts: 2,528,352
Top Poster: JLC (31,651)
Welcome to our newest member, JadeBoisvert61
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Registered User NebulaJam's Avatar
    Join Date
    Thanked 32 Times in 14 Posts

    Newest addition to the snake family

    Hi everyone, got myself a beautiful new girl today. My first Boa! After having BPs and corns for a few years I decided a nice new addition was needed and this beautiful little girl became available to me.
    One thing Ive noticed though is shes extremely feisty. Loves to hiss at every opportunity and often strikes at her water dish. Im going to take my time and ease her into handling. Just wondered if anyone else has any experience with feisty Boas?

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to NebulaJam For This Useful Post:

    richardhind1972 (09-24-2020)

  3. #2
    Registered User NebulaJam's Avatar
    Join Date
    Thanked 32 Times in 14 Posts
    Sorry I dont know how to add images on here from phone. Its saying image uploaded but not appearing here for some reason.

  4. #3
    BPnet Veteran richardhind1972's Avatar
    Join Date
    derbyshire, uk
    Thanked 5,796 Times in 2,648 Posts

    Re: Newest addition to the snake family

    I upload pics thru a free app called Tapatalk

    Sent from my ELS-NX9 using Tapatalk

  5. #4
    Registered User Caitlin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Thanked 435 Times in 165 Posts
    Images: 21
    I'm not familiar with all types of Boas, but it's a pretty safe generality to say that the babies can be hissy little drama queens - usually much more bark than bite!

    Just be gentle and patient. My baby Tarahumara Boas hissed so much and so loudly that you could hear them throughout the house, lol. They were always nice to handle, but hissed when I'd first take them out of their enclosures until they were about a year old. They're sweethearts, as are most Boas; I'm sure your little one will do fine once it's settled in.
    1.0 Jungle Carpet Python 'Ziggy'
    0.1 Brazilian Rainbow Boa 'Mara'
    1.1 Tarahumara Mountain Boas 'Paco' and 'Frida'
    1.0 Stimson's Python 'Jake'
    1.1 Children's Pythons 'Miso' and 'Ozzy'
    1.0 Anthill Python 'Cricket'
    1.0 Ball Python (BEL) 'Sugar'
    1.0 Gray-banded Kingsnake 'Nacho'
    1.0 Green Tree Python (Aru) 'Jade'

  6. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Caitlin For This Useful Post:

    EL-Ziggy (09-24-2020),NebulaJam (09-25-2020),richardhind1972 (09-24-2020)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.1