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    Re: The Shedding Process

    The tank humidity is between 50 and 55, but in his moist hide, the walls are sweating, so near 100, I guess. I can raise tank a bit if I need to.

    Thanks for reassurance.
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    Re: The Shedding Process

    Quote Originally Posted by Grandma View Post
    The tank humidity is between 50 and 55, but in his moist hide, the walls are sweating, so near 100, I guess. I can raise tank a bit if I need to.

    Thanks for reassurance.
    It wouldn't hurt to get the humidity up to about 70-80
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    Re: The Shedding Process

    My ball python is in shedding but it seems to be going on for quite a while. She did not do a full shed it seems to just be coming off in little pieces im not sure if this is normal or something i should be worried about she also seems to be having some trouble on her face around her eyes mostly. What can i do to help her if anything?

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    Re: The Shedding Process

    Quote Originally Posted by Berlynn23 View Post
    My ball python is in shedding but it seems to be going on for quite a while. She did not do a full shed it seems to just be coming off in little pieces im not sure if this is normal or something i should be worried about she also seems to be having some trouble on her face around her eyes mostly. What can i do to help her if anything?
    Add a humid hide. They are simple and I have never seen a bad shed if one is provided.
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    Re: The Shedding Process

    Im still waiting for my bp to shed. I've had her for about 3 weeks so I think she should go into shed anytime now

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    The Shedding Process

    Quote Originally Posted by Makaylann View Post
    Im still waiting for my bp to shed. I've had her for about 3 weeks so I think she should go into shed anytime now
    Don't hold your breath

    They're all so very different in these matters .


    Best thing to do when yours shows the signs - eyes go a creamy / blue-ish colour and the snakes colour seems to fade quite noticeably plus it disappears away for days on end - then it's time to spray the Viv two or three times each day until it shows itself ( you'll probably find the messy , rolled up lump of skin UNDER his hide afterwards ) .

    Note they get their colour back and the eyes clear a few days BEFORE the skin actually comes off .
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    This is actually super helpful. I've been looking everywhere for pictures like this as I am a very new ball python owner and I have a suspicion that my snake is beginning to go into shed. I noticed a very slightly pink belly today and duller skin and less activity. Though, he did eat for me yesterday. Much appreciated, thank you.

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    Daniel, thank you for this fantastic information!

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