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 oregonsilkworms.com
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: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Toad . . . . . . . . . .  Exoticon Pet Expo Chesapeake - July 02-03, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - July 02, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - July 06, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - July 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - July 09, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - July 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - July 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - July 15, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - July 16, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  East Coast Reptile Super Expo - July 16, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

Hey Buddy.......


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

Posted by crimsonking on December 16, 2002 at 19:08:38:

In Reply to: Re: Scarlet/ Scarlet king cross? posted by Chris_Harper2 on December 16, 2002 at 11:59:10:

:I doubt this cross would be possible as I believe that the Scarlet Snake is only distantly related to the Elaphe/Lampropeltis/Pituophis complex that is so well know for it's ability of hybridize.

:I'm glad to hear you're working with Scarlet Kingsnakes. Not the easiest Lampropeltis but very neat little snakes.

:As far as keeping Scarlet Snakes, many have had success with keeping these animals without water bowls and offered a mixture of beaten chicken egg and reptile vitamins. I think some have also added small amounts of canned reptile food but don't quote me on that.

:I'm not clear as to how long these animals have been maintained in this matter.

:Have you tried this feeding method?

:If I were to keep them I'd also keep a colony of Paroedura pictus - a very prolific egg-laying gecko from Madagascar. I think a Scarlet Snake could eat one of their eggs.

: I've kept both as you know. I'm not sure why you'd want to cross 'em though. I even got a scarlet to accept pinks! (Not many that I know of.) Also used strips of beef heart. At first scented w/ anole egg contents. I would keep an eye on the snake if you feed it gecko eggs. While mine would eat them like mad,(I used indo-pacific) he'd regurge them later. They are apparently too hard compared to anolis eggs that are more "leathery". Anyway,can you imagine the feeding headaches associated with a cross of two of the most notorious problem feeders?LOL!
:Mark





Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Hybrid Forum ]