kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Freedom Breeder Cages
Mealworms, Crickets, Dubia, More...
Available Now at New York Worms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Industry Pioneer Don Hamper Has Passed Away . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Shreveport - Aug. 17-18, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Norfolk - Aug. 17-18, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Dallas - Aug. 17-18, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herpetolocial Society Meeting - Aug. 17, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Edmonton Reptile & Amphibian Society Mee - Aug. 20, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Aug. 23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 24, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Naples - Aug. 24, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Montgomery - Aug. 24-25, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Johnson City - Aug. 24-25, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

Great pic! I'll announce it when eggs are laid! more..


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Bull, Pine, and Gopher Snake Forum ]

Posted by nodaksnakelover on April 01, 2003 at 13:53:35:

In Reply to: Re: favorite egg incubation substrate???-One more pic posted by gofer on March 31, 2003 at 22:51:57:

I'll certainly post when eggs are laid. Poor girl is SO swollen! Last two weeks she ate but the male of course wouldn't, so she got to have his rat, thus two rats each feeding the last couple weeks. However, today she didn't want to eat the rat. And he didn't breed her last week, no interest, so the breeding part is over, and the male ate this week. So, getting real close!
Russell

:It took me a while to find the right one, I loved seeing that little Blizzard pop out, I hope to see a few more this year. Thanks for the nice Northern pics, please post more as you get them. Have a good day,
:Gregg F.

:

::Hello Russell,
:: So I still have a shot at getting a pair of those great looking Northerns i see. I don't have a lot of experience with incubating eggs, but i have used perlite very succesfully. I put in plenty of perlite and then you can add water until you see a small layer in the bottom of the container. I used small rubbermaids and put in a good bit of perlite so i could have about an inch or less of standing water. I hatched 12/12 corn eggs and 8/10 Sonorans (other two just went bad), and 43/43 Veiled Chameleon eggs this way last year. I thought about using vermiculite, but will probaly stick with what worked for me best last year. My advice is use what you are most comfortable with. Have a good one, and please let me know when those babies are ready!
::Gregg F.

::
:::Hello gang!
:::Was in Wal Mart today and found they had green moss, peat moss, and perlite. Vermiculite, which is what I hatched my corns in the last couple years was not to be found. Was wondering what if any experiences you guys have with any of these three mediums for incubation. My girl is getting close to egg laying time!
:::Russell Keys
:::

::
::

:
:





Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Bull, Pine, and Gopher Snake Forum ]