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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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October 2, 2015 Four Gonyosoma juvenile are born today. Iopened the fith egg to find a dead fullgrown young. The second box in the picture contains the Gonyosoma eggs laid in September.
 
 
 
September 15, 2015 I decided to sell my three year old "normal phase" Bogertophis subocularis female. My  "blond phase" couple is doing fine and I hope to breed with them next year.

September 8, 2015 Both Corallus females are pregnant. The pictures are taken earlier this month. I espect them to give birth in November.

 

September 8, 2015 This time the female Gonyosoma laid 6 eggs. I expect them to come out around Christmas.   
June 26, 2015 Today the female Gonyosoma vrouw laid again 5 eggs. I did put them in the incubaotor at 28,4 degrees Celcius.   
May 14, 2015 The Gonyosoma eggs from Februari 3 came out today. The result was three dead and three beautiful alert juvenile. The eggs have been in the incubator for 100 days at 28 degree Celsius. The picture is taken after the first shedding. 

March 24, 2015 The tail-wound of the yellow female Corallus hortulanus is healing nicely.

March 23, 2015 171 after been born a juvenile Corallus took his first prey. That is a new record for me. All one day old mice (dead or alive) where refused until today.   
March 15, 2015 Since the beginning of March I have put my two red Corallus hortulanus males from 2010 (brothers) with two unrelated females from 2006 and 2009. I saw several matings with the 2006 female. No matings seen with the other couple.

I did put one of my two 2007 couples Sanzinia Madagcariensis together but no matings seen.

Februari
15, 2015
I took my three Bogertophis subocularis out of brumal dormancy and they are back to 20-25 degree Celsius.  
Februari
8, 2015
All three Gonyosoma,born on Februari 2 did shed. They look beautiful and react normal.
Februari
3, 2015
It's Gonyosomas time again: today the female produced another litter of six beautifull white eggs.

Februari
2, 2015
After 105 days in the incubator at 28 degree Celsius three out of five Gonyosoma juvenile came out of their eggs om Januari 31. 
I did open the remaining two eggs today to find two fullgrown dead juvenile. The back of both animals was deformed.
Januari
15, 2015
The Corallus hortulanes litter from October 2014 is doing well. All, except two have eaten more than once. It nice to see these problemfree animals coming out of there shelter whenever I start feeding. 
Januari 
01, 2015
Best wishes for the new year!!
December
29, 2014
The yellow female Corallus hortulanus shedded today, including the rind of the wound on her tail (see my remarks on November 111, 2014). 
December 07, 2014 I found the couple Elaphe gonyosoma in mating today.
December 06, 2014 The yellow female Corallus hortulanus gave birth to a litter of six relatively large juvenile and two unfertile eggs. In the hiding box with moist spagnum I found two youngsters, one yellow and one red. What a site to see!! Due to the fact that there are no dead juvenile in the litter, I conclude that the problems with her tail didn't damage her pregnancy.

November 16, 2014 The red female Corallus hortulanus layed unfertile eggs today. In August I noticed in her behaviour that she wasn't pregnant. 
November 11, 2014 The dried up tail of the yellow female Corallus hortulanus fell of today. The wound looks okay to me and she behaves normally. Therefore I don't worry to much. On the picture you can see that she is pregnant.. I do wonder how her litter will be. 

November 14, 2014 I did put my three Bogertophis subocularis in brumal dormancy at 10 - 15 degree Celsius.  
October 18, 2014 The female Elaphe Gonyosoma did lay five eggs today. The look excellent. I did put them in moist vermicullit in the incubator at 28 degree Celcius. 
October 10, 2014 And this is the juvenile Corallus hortulanus with the remarkeble colour after shedding. I think it's a beauty !!
October 03, 2014 The yellow female Corallus hortulanus 11.02 gave birth to a litter of 14 relatively large juvenile last night. That is a few weeks earlier than I expected. All, exept for one, are coloured orange or yellow. The last one is a remarkeble one. I wander what it will look like after a few sheddings.... 

September
20,
2014
I noticed that the pregnant yellow female Corallus hortulanus didn't  hatch her tail correctly. Taking her out of the terrarium I found out that het tail was almost bitten in two. It must have been done by a rat during strangling a few months ago. I didn't notice before because she's always lying under the heating bulb with her tail under her body. The wound looks not infected. Because of her pregnancy I decided to leave her at rest and not to give her extra stress by traveling to visit a vet.
Her tail in full glory can be seen in the picture on the right made during mating in January this year..

August 23, 
2014
 The photo shows the pregnant female 11.02. Her belly is filled and the colour of her skin is darker compared with a few months ago.
Short update The red Corallus hortulanus female turned out not to be pregnant afterall. She started to eat again in November. I'll give her one year off and will put her into the breeding program of 2015.

The E. gonyosoma female had several litters of eggs. That resulted in 5 healthy juvenile and several unfertilized eggs.

In January and February I did put three female Corallus hortulanus in the breeding program with three different (and unrelated) males.. Many matings have been observed. 

E. Gonyosoma followed the good excample:

 

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Due to circumstances no updates made over the last year. 
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August 
18, 2013
Both Lamprophis aurora are doing well. Just two pictures to show their beauty. 


 

August
18
The female Corallus is pregnant. Her colour changed to a darker red and she is allways near the heating bulb. Her last accepted feeding (an adult mouse) is from June 1. 
July
31
I lost my male Oreophis porphyraceus coxi today. He got stuck in his terrarium and died on internal bleedings. This is a picture of the female. I don´t know yet if I will buy a new male or sell her.
July
17
The Elaphe Gonyosoma female laid her first egg yesterday. Around six o'clock soday she was up high in her terrarium again leaving 5 relatively large eggs (6.2 x 2.8 cm)in the spagnum box. I did put the eggs in the incubator at approx. 28.5 degrees Celcius
July
14
I found the female Elaphe Gonyosoma on the floor of her terrarium on several occaosions over the last few days. She was restless. She looks like she might have some eggs on her but is does not show that much. I introduced a box with moist spagnum. She showed al lot of interrest in the box ..
June
13
Totally unexpected and much to my surprise I found my red male Corallus hortulanus dead this morning. Like every year during the mating period he did not eat, so that did not worry me. He reacted allert as allways. The shedding a few days ago was incomplete. This male has been in my collection for almost seventeen years. I bought him as an juvenile of about one month old at the Snakeday.

June
02
I was able to buy a third Bogertophis subocularis. A female "blond phase" and not related to the ones bought in March. 
April
13
Again, both couples Corallussen hortulanus and Sanzinia Madagascariensis have been put together over the last seven days. Again no matings observed.  
March
31
Also 1.1 Sanzinia Madagcariensis have been together over the last three weeks. No matings observed  
March
31
Over the last three weeks my red male Corallus hortulanus and the red-orange female where put together. No matings observed, but I have not been home every day..

Male

Female
March
10
Again I did put Elaphe Gonyosoma together over the last seven days without matings observed.  
March
09
Bought me 1.1 Bogertophis subocularis "blond phase" in Hamm today. The blond phase was on my wishing list for a long time. 
February
02
I did put my couple Elaphe gonyosoma together for breeding over the last seven days. They are both from January 2010 and should be able to produce offspring. I did not see any matings.  
January
26
The offspring 2012 Corallus hortulanus is doing well, allthough I lost a juvenile that didn't start eating. Not the most beautifull coloured one this time but the only garden phase in both litters.
January
1
Both Lamprophis aurora are doing well. They eat an one day old mouse every week and did hatch twice already since October 14. 
I decided to get them out of quarantine.

I keep them both in a terrarium of 15*15*30 centimetres. The terrarium stands partely on a heating mat. I offer them a dry and a humid hiding place. They use the  humid hiding place a lot. I create a humid hiding place by using an eggbox filled with a bit of water as seen on the photo .

January
01
best wishes to you all !!

 
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