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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Quote Originally Posted by ThyTempest View Post
    Edit it DUW and DIY and I vote to sticky.
    Also, maybe mention BHB. I am pretty sure it is Brians initials, but I dont know his middle name, so maybe just say a large snake breeder based in Michigan?

    Dunno if we wanna go this in depth for it, but maybe add lucy and cinny for other morph abbrev.
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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Great list. I knew most of them. Good work on that.

    0.3 Normal, 1.1 100% Het Albino, 1.1 Yellowbelly, 1.1 Mojave
    1.0 50% Het Axanthic, 1.1 Hypo, 1.0 66% Het Clown, 0.1 Black Pastel
    0.1 Spider, 1.1 VPI Pastel, 1.0 Reduced Pattern, 1.0 Pinstripe

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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Quote Originally Posted by icygirl View Post
    MBD - metabolic bone disease - usually in the context of lizards or turtles, and usually caused by calcium deficiency or lack of UV light exposure
    And while we are at it, we might add in a definition for UV light!

    Quote Originally Posted by icygirl View Post
    Some non-snake related, but since we do have forums encompassing other reptiles as well. If I find more I will add them!
    Absolutely, I feel that anything herp related belongs in here! Thanks for the big list of additions!
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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    GMHS-Giant Malagasy Hognose Snake

    WHS-Western Hognose Snake

    KSB-Kenyan Sand Boa

    2 of these are relatively new, but that KSB one is used a lot.
    -Ryan Hardwikk (aka Member #6667)

    My snakes:
    0.1 Kenyan Sand Boa ~Nephthys~ (aka "Linky")

    In a better place:
    1.0 Pastel Western Hognose ~Charon~ 10/3/07-4/24/09

    If you need/want to know anything about Hognose snakes, just ask me.

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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Lots of good additions! I'll get them added into the original post soon, I promise!
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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Quote Originally Posted by kc261 View Post
    And while we are at it, we might add in a definition for UV light!
    UV - short for ultraviolet; spectrum of light required for vitamin D production in diurnal lizards and turtles

    Hey, you're at post #999! What's gonna be #1000?

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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    what about

    dinker: Something of interest, to breed and prove out.
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    "Expos are like Christmas, but they happen more than once a year."

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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    POG - pastel orange ghost, a BP combo morph
    SPOG - super pastel orange ghost, a BP combo morph
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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Okie dokie! Thanks for all the great input guys! The original post is now currently caught up as of tonight. (If anyone notices any errors, typos, or misplaced order, please let me know!)
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    Re: What does that mean? Herp abbreviations & acronyms

    Since JCP is up there how bout

    IJ Irian Jaya (refers to many different species of herps, from snakes to lizards)

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