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My experience is with black racers but...


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Posted by Pierson on November 10, 2001 at 18:17:04:

In Reply to: Questions about caring for wild caught racers posted by Matt M on November 08, 2001 at 17:30:01:

...the baby racers I've kept love frogs. Theyre also know to eat small lizards, minnows, and insects. I'd start with offering lizard or frog scented pinks for a meal. Id continue to offer pinks or minnows and if you cant switch him over soon Id consider releasing him. Adult racers are very active and will require a cage with a lot of floor space. They'd also benefit from full spectrum lighting and a source of ventral heat as they are diurnal. They definitely need a hide box or thick substrate in which they can hide. Good luck and Id love to see some pics.



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