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Re: horned adder

Postby marc bt » Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:06 pm

hi guys,
thanks for all the replies.
@steve: what substrate/sand mix do you think i should go for? temps get to about 32 33 during the day and drop to 24 at night. when it gets colder i putter a heater on in my room, is this ok?
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Re: horned adder

Postby steve » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:49 pm

From what I can see in the pics the gravel is only in a few patches, and the rest a softer sand, I agree with BV I wouldn’t use the course gravel for the whole cage, it gets very cold at night and the colder months of the year. Possibly just add some dry leaves etc, this will give her some nice hiding spots and some soft areas to rest, ambush etc.
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Re: horned adder

Postby MrG » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:27 pm

Valuable info here Steve, I have seen many keeping them only to find out that they have died because of not knowing how to care for them.
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