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What exactly are your temps on the bottom of the tank?


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Posted by munchkins on March 30, 2003 at 13:51:17:

In Reply to: Suggestions for new cornsnake owner? posted by sumguy on March 30, 2003 at 12:52:49:

That seems like a heck of a lot of heat for one tank. Don't measure anywhere but right on top of the substrate. Hot side should be between 82-85 and cool side should be between 75-78. You want to measure surface temps, not air temps. Make sure to use a good thermometer, not one of those stick on ones.

You can leave him alone for about a week before beginning to handle him to get him acclimated to his new home.

Congrats on your new baby.

sue


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