I've had my male for almost 3 and a half years. He never even attempted to strike. He had an infection froma rat bite in his mouth (my fault) Last year and was even good when being treated for it, including being lanced. He's the best. Never totally trust him but not far from it.
:I'm addressing this question to those of you who have owned retics from the time they were hatchlings up to the time they are adults.
:I'm interested to know if you have noticed any personality change for the worse or vice versa. Be assured that regardless of your input, I'm in no way going to take for granted my safety around them but your info will help.