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 The Bean Farm
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
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: Pine Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Pink Coachwhips . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - May 27, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - June 01, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - June 04, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - June 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - June 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - June 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - June 11, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - June 17, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - June 18, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - June 18, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

Okay thanks.....Does anyone else agree?


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Rhacodactylus Forum ]

Posted by Gecko2525 on October 27, 2002 at 18:07:50:

In Reply to: Re: So what are you saying? posted by G Quirk on October 26, 2002 at 17:42:49:

:
:As long as your substrate is not always wet, I think your fine, but I would still try to create some airflow into the cage, and knock the humidity down just a touch.

:

:
::Do you mean that it is bad then? I have to mist once a day at least because it is there primary drinking water. If I do this it is always around 80% so for me there is no way around it. Though my substrate on the bottom isn't very moist at all, so it is no like my terrarium is wet all the time because the ground is dry meaning bacteria shouldn't be a problem.

:::The biggest problem is that people are judging their humidity needs using weather info from New Caledonia when in fact they have never been found on the main island, all of ours in the hobby desend from Isle of Pines stock, which has alot less humid microclimate. You are talking about an island that is only 7.5 x 7.2 miles in size, thus it has alot less relative humidity than the main island.

:::

:::

::::My cresties are always in between 70 - 80% even if I only spray once a day. Does this mean I could be doing more harm then good? I always thought it had to be that high, they haven't been sick or had shedding problems either though. The misting is their drink water right (plus the small dish) so I prefer misting everyday. I'm Confused.......... some experts say 70 -80 is fine others no, which is correct? :(
::::Thanks

:::
:::

::
::

:
:





Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Rhacodactylus Forum ]