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With so many snakes in collection there's allways something happening.... 
Check what happened over the years in this logbook...

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December 24 I sold my adult couple Morelia Bredli. Sheer beautiful animals! I had no plans on breeding with them next year because my Elaphe gonyosoma and  Sanzinia Madagascariensis are old enough to breed with for the first time next year. As my Bredli's should have a larger terrarium as well I decided to sell them.
December 11 An adult Sanzinia Madagascariensis was in stress last night when I openend her terrarium. She showed the same behaviour (flattening her neck) as i saw with Elaphe gonyosoma (compare these pictures with the ones taken on Februari 2 this year. I never saw this behaviour before and I never read about it on this specie.. 
December 1 The couple Elaphe gonyosoma will be three years old in Januari. They are doing well and have reached a length of 1.5 metres. I want to breed with them next year.  
October
28
I decided to sell my breeding couple Morelia viridis. Both male and female born in my collection and problemfree animals. I had no plans in breeding with them over the next few year so decided to sell them. 
There father is still in my collection. I bought him at the eage of six weeks in 1994. He's eighteen years old and "still going strong". 

He is the oldest snake in my collection.

October 
14
I had a good time at the Snakeday today. Much to my surprise I found German offspring Laprophis aurora on sale. A beautiful African housesnake a was looking for for ages. I bought a couple. They have the same father but different mothers. They will be in quarantine for the next few months.
October
7
The red female Corallus hortulanus delivered her litter last night: seven large juvenile and six unfertile eggs. She was restless over the last few days. I found her (and that is unique) last night on the floor of the terrarium. This morning she was back in her regular high hiding place with a beautiful youngster next to her. 
What a sight to see!. 

October 
5
The red female Corallus hortulanus is very active for the last two days. She also opened her bowls (her last meal was on June 4). I expect het to deliver within the next few days. I offered her a small rat because she was very much responding om me feeding the other snakes. Much to my surprise she accepted without hesitation.  
September 19 The orange female Corallus hortulanus gave birth to 10 large juvenile last night. No dead youngsters and no unfertile eggs.. 
A beautiful litter!
September 14 I wouldn't be surprised if the orange female gives birth one of these days. She opened here bowls today (she had her last feeding on March 4).  
September 8 The orange 2006 female Corallus hortulanus is pregnant too. She had her last meal in June 4. See how red she became in a few months time! Looking at her belly I expect a larger litter then the other female. I expect her to give birth at the end of the year.

April 2012

September 2012
September 5 The yellow 2007 female Corallus hortulanus is pregnant. She had her last meal on March 4, has a darker colour (compare photos) and her belly is growing. She will probably have her litter in November. 
 
 


February 2012


September 2012
June
1
I bought myself an unrelated couple Oreophis porphyraceus coxi on the Snakeday last year. Poor eaters until March. I found out that I was keeping them too warm at 26 - 30 degrees Celcius. After removing the heater the temperature dropped to 20 -25 degrees Celcius. They accept small mice every week and grow well.
April
29
During April I did put my couple Morelia Bredli together for several periods of time. I observed five matings in total.

 
 

April
12
On August 16 last year a Corallus did burn herself on an bulb. For me it was the first time ever that this happened to Corallus. The picture opposite is from last August, the one below was made today. The wound is healing nicely but slowly.

April 2012

August 2011
March
31
Over the last five weeks the 2001 male spent three periods of a week with the 2007 female. No matings observed at all. The lady should be sexually mature...   
March
20
While getting a first impression on the males and females in the 2011 litter, this boy was very helpfull to us.
March 
12
Mating time today !!
March 
10
I did put this red male together with this 2006 female today. They showed interrest in each other but no matings observed. 

male 1997

female 2006
March 
3
I separated the couple Corallus hortulanus today. I didn't see matings and will put them together again next week.   
February 
4
I did put this 2001 male with this 2007 female today.
They showed no interrest at all 
 
 


Male 2001


Female 2007
February 
4
The couple Oreophis porphyraceus coxi that I bought in October on the Snakeday is nog doing too well. They don't eat a lot. I reduced the temperature from 27 degrees Celcius to 22-23 degrees. Maybe I keep them too warm??
 
February
2
During cleaning the terraria this Elaphe Gonyosoma showed his stress. Probably because it was feeding time as well and did he see or smell the rats.
January
7
I have 2.2 Sanzinia Madagscariensis including 1.2 born in  2007 and a seperate male from 2010. This male is doing well and I had to put him in a bigger terrarium. For the photo I did put him together with a 2007 female to show the differance in size en color (the 2010 male is colouring up green nicely). It turned out to be stressfull for both animals so it's not the best picture I ever made..
January
01
best wishes to you all !!

 
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