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  1. #1

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    I am friends with our local Petco manager. We were out to dinner last Friday and he told me they have a Blood Python that was too mean to be sold as a pet. He said this snake has bitten everyone in the store more than once. That being said...He said he would give me the snake as an "adoption". I happily agreed to take the animal and now have myself a ferocious little Blood Python!

    He's had a go at me on several occasions, but has not hit me yet. I like to think I have a little more snake keeping experience than the local Petco employess. : )

    Anyway...Here he is! What a little monster!


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    Cute, too! Wow, how do you find the time/money/space for all these snakes?
    I tested 97% positive for Multiple Tank Syndrome
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cory Catfish
    Cute, too! Wow, how do you find the time/money/space for all these snakes?
    Thanks! He's a little pisser!

    To be honest there are times we struggle a bit, but it's so worth it. My wife and I have decent jobs, which helps with the money a little. We're planning a fimily now though...I'm nervouse how that will impact things. We take it day by day.
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    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demjor19
    ..I'm nervouse how that will impact things. We take it day by day.
    Thats what we did when my son was on the way.All of the large snakes/monitor cages and heat devices were on lockdown.Eventually four years later,with some parental hands on education,all is fine.And as you know with reptiles,they are very low maintenance."under correct care"Although there was a playing in the oscar tank problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skullduggery1
    Thats what we did when my son was on the way.All of the large snakes/monitor cages and heat devices were on lockdown.Eventually four years later,with some parental hands on education,all is fine.And as you know with reptiles,they are very low maintenance."under correct care"Although there was a playing in the oscar tank problem.
    Thanks for the support!

    The reptile room is on lockdown all the time as it is. They are in their own locking room. For security on several levels. 1. It keeps escapees somewhat contained. 2. It keeps the cats out...We have a 25lb Bengal cat who is too smart for his own good. 3. It also keeps unwanted people out of the room...Even visitors I don't like in there w/out me. Our snake collection is now in the tens of thousands of dollars and I take all precautions possible.

    My biggest worry with a child is the Electric Cat tank. I've been trying to think out a locking mechanism.

    P.S. I would love to see the Snakes and Monitors!
    Last edited by Demjor19; 08-13-2012 at 07:41 PM.
    -Jordan
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    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

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    Yes,the monitor are over at my brothers for a meet and greet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    HAHAHA. That's one of those deadly, four legged, flip flop heads!
    Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark

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    Nice-looking snake. I know someone who keeps snakes and lizards, and she was hoping for a blood python to breed with a ball python for a super ball python.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skullduggery1
    Yes,the monitor are over at my brothers for a meet and greet.
    Love the Carpet! Is the Boa Salmon/Hypo? Very nice!

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    Nice-looking snake. I know someone who keeps snakes and lizards, and she was hoping for a blood python to breed with a ball python for a super ball python.
    I have contemplated breeding the Blood to my Super Dwarf Retic. The Super Balls are cool too!
    -Jordan
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