at least no one applied the shovel
I hate to tell you but there are records of dugites in Ceduna. We caught 8 in 2006
I breed my own, so i just put a rat in the mouse cage for a while.
also follow feeding can work
Contact living with wildlife and ask when their next NSW Course is
Try reading Keeping and breeding Australian pythons, or there is a good care sheet on the net, search on diamond pythons
As long as it is under 2400 watts or 10 Amps you will be fine.
The SA Herp Group will have a display at the Almond Blossom Festival in Willunga tomorrow,
Stop in and say hello.
Im the one with the beard
Some type of Suta or parasuta?
Bob will be fine Bev, an older gent I know had both done,he will be chasing you around the house in no time
Now we just need the administrators to allow upload of sketchup drawings
I only bracethem if there is a space underneath IE on somke of mine i put a 100.. kick panel to hide the electrical plugs
Working with wildlife does courses all over Australia
If all else fails put her in a small container with a fresh mouse, after you have smeared a brained mouse all over the inside of the container
Spray shed ease onto her a couple of times a day when you see her eyes go milky, another trick is to move the water bowl closer to the hot end of...
Try contacting Gerry Swan, he organises the insurance for quite a few herp groups across Aust. he might be able to point you in the right direction
Just make sure the pine is kiln dried, as the natural oils in pine are toxic the reptiles.
Are you making a kick panel and void underneith the...
Timber box with a hole cut out or a length of 100mm water pipe, I clip the pipe to a ledge, make getting the snake out of the enclosure really easy.
You just have to be in the right place at the right time a couple of years ago I scored an adult Diamond python, a Bearded Dragon and two...
What are you building it out of ?
Just to clarify, it's now one species, but one animal off the basic list only, if you have two of the same species you need as permit
Use the soda stream, much cleaner and easier
soak it in a warm bath
If you want to sterilize them, bake in the oven 150degrees for 10 min
Know how you feel, really sucks loosing animals.
But at least you Know she is no longer suffering
take it to a vet
Try your local herpetology group, one of the best sources of information
a good coatb of varnish to seal the timber would be a good idea, also makes it easier to clean
Your vents should be high on the hot end and low on the cool end so you get convection currents to make air flow through the enclosure.
Laucke mills from SA is another good cube,
At That age the spurs on the male should have large claws, the females will lack the claw
He was wild caught as an adult 15+ years ago
My 1st Elapid and favorite Fang the Red Bellie just died of old age, my he crawl through the great swamp in the sky.
Definately Eastern Brown
A friend has one almost identical, big boffy head and all
sounds like umbilical cord
Try moving the water bowl closer to the cool end of the click clack
My 1st was a RBBS, as this is the only schedule 1 Elapid in SA., my 2nd was a tiger, then a brown
I put my 1st diamond hatchie straight into a 4 X 4 X 2 enclosure, best adjusted snake I have.
You can always tell an elapid skin by the width of the ventrals
Try Ultimate reptile supplies online
It all depends how big you want the snake to get
Most diamonds wikll eat whatever you give them, so be carefull not to overfeed
I have 3 Diamonds, 6 years 7 ft long male, hasn't grown much in the last 18months,
7.5 ft Female 5 years and still growing
5.5 ft male 3 and...
I Know someone who was using one as a training animal, didn't do it for long, I dont think it was sucsessfull
Try doing them every 6 months
I would suggest finding your local Herpetology group, not only for information, but access to breeders you can trust
try the equivilent of the Dept of Enviroment & Heritage they hold the records of survey results
Sounds like worm larve, the lumps can be cut and the worm removed with twessers, but confirm with a vet first.
Try putting a prey item under the hot spot in his vivarium at night
If youve been to the herproup you have probably seen my RBBS