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Western Cape B. atropos hibernation

Hello everyone,

I recently got a group of Bitis atropos from Franschhoek and I was wondering whether a hibernation is needed for the Western Cape atropos? If so what temperatures would you do it and for how long?

Thanks for your replies
Pascal
by pburi
Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Adders (Bitis sp.)
Topic: Western Cape B. atropos hibernation
Replies: 2
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Re: Bitis caudalis feeding interval

The animal does not really look as it has lost condition. It is moving around actively in the cage.
by pburi
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:24 pm
 
Forum: Adders (Bitis sp.)
Topic: Bitis caudalis feeding interval
Replies: 4
Views: 1465

Bitis caudalis feeding interval

Hi there, I have a Namaqualand caudalis CB 06/2011. I had to force feed it once and then it took pinkies by itself. Last time it took a pinkie was mid December. I keep it in a room where the temperature at night had a minimum of approx. 13-14°C for a few days. It was very inactive during this time a...
by pburi
Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:45 am
 
Forum: Adders (Bitis sp.)
Topic: Bitis caudalis feeding interval
Replies: 4
Views: 1465

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