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Stimsons Python NEED HELP unsure.

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  1. Matt0303

    Matt0303 New Member

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    Hi all,
    So today i woke up to find my stimsons roaming around like mad and had a tiny bit of shed coming of. this is hi first shed since i've owned him. anyway i got back from work today and its now been a good 9-10 hours since i noticed te shed starting and its hardly moved. maybe like 2 cm from her head.

    whats going on, is this normal

    any tips
     
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    is there anything in the enclosure that the snake can sort of rub against to begin the shed process? Like a log or rock?
     
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    Is there enough water in his bowl to keep the viv humid ? What are his temps like, they should be up around the 30c mark, and as hurcorh said, he needs a rock or something a bit rough so he can rub against. Spray him with fine mist water to help him shed.
     
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    Is the enclosure humid enough?
     
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    There's a log and two hides - just gave her a quick bath in warm water but struggled to keep her in it...i have a normal rock style water bowl that i keep full, if i add a normal bowl of water is it not possible she might drown?
     
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    No they can swim. And it's not like they can't climb out either.
     
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    Probley a little bit stressed
     
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    hmm Monty does the head peel and slides out in 5-10mins. I know he rubs against the rough edges of his hide to help. Do your logs and stuff have texture? or are they smooth?
     
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    How long have u had him ?? Might still be not used to his house ?
     
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