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Re: Survival of captive Tentacled Snake (Erpeton tentaculatum)


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Posted by Mark Robertson on December 07, 2000 at 21:51:22:

In Reply to: Re: Survival of captive Tentacled Snake (Erpeton tentaculatum) posted by Chris H. on December 07, 2000 at 07:50:37:

My coments earlier (on pH) applied only to A. javanicus and E. tentaculatum; A. granulatus lives in more of a coastal/tidal environment. For these animals you will run a higher pH (high 7's to low 8's) with a brackish water salt mixture. One problem, though; these animals still require true freshwater to drink. In the wild they obtain it from the ocean surface after a rain event, but in captivity that's a bit difficult to duplicate. Many captive specimens kept in salt/brackish water have actually died of dehydration!
Do a literature search for a paper by Dr. Harvey Lillywhite of the University of Florida. It's one of the few accounts that I've seen on A.g.
Good luck,
Mark


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