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My new ball python!

Discussion in 'Snakes' started by TechnoCheese, May 15, 2019.

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  1. TechnoCheese

    TechnoCheese Well-Known Member

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    This is my new son, Saffron!
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    He was hatched on August 18th, 2018 (a bit older than I expected, but that’s not much of an issue), is eating adult mice, and weighs 170 grams. He is a super pastel.

    So far he is very curious, hasn’t balled up at all, and is exploring his quarantine enclosure.

    Does he look alright? Does he seem like a good weight for his age?

    He was ordered from XYZReptiles.

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    Darn, are ya sure? Are you on the website?
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    I see them. It's a big file.. slow to open
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    Nice looking royal python . I had one for about 21 years Great Snake
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    He looks good weight sounds right. I’ve always been a fan of super pastels!
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    I remember reading way back that you were saving for one.... He’s beautiful! Congratulations:)
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    I still can’t believe I finally got him! Lol
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    Beautiful snake. I'm not a snake lover, nor hater, but my daughter got a ball python last year and she's growing on me (the snake, not my daughter, she's always been great)
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    He just successfully took his 3rd meal! I’ll be handling him for the first time soon, can’t wait.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Ah, so THIS is why you've been quiet on the "tortoise" forum!!! (I see you're wearing your Tortoise forum shirt, though)
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    TechnoCheese Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I’ve been a little busy lately with school ending and my new snake, haven’t had much time to comment on many posts. I do read through them daily though, lol ;)

    And yep! Love my tortoise shirt lol
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    Since he had his third meal on Sunday, it was finally time for me to handle him! He is so curious. Didn’t ball up once, spent the entire time tongue flicking and slithering around, tried to go up my shirt at one point, and did an amazing job being held. He’s got such a strong grip, and can support his body very well. So happy with him!
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    How big will be grow?
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    Likely somewhere between 3 and 4 feet :)
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    There’s a tortoise forum shirt?!!!!

    However I don’t think it will ship over to the UK?
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    Beautiful snake, patterns are amazing. I would get into the snake business however the family are not to keen about keeping frozen rodents;)
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    Thank you!
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    1st post shed pictures!
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    Super cool! I’m glad he’s an easy handler for you! Enjoy your summer, Miss reading your comments though:)
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