Bitis cornuta's breeding

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Bitis cornuta's breeding

Postby phobos » Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:32 am

Here are the photo's that I had problems with on the other thread.

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Postby froot » Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:56 am

Awesome Phobos, I hope she gives you a big clutch of helathy babies. Keep us posted ;)
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Postby steve » Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:51 pm

ahh AL thats so unfair, but yea well done, best of luck, keep those pics rollin in :D
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Postby Alan Hyde » Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:52 pm

That's fantastic Al, Congrat's mate! Wish I was more local so I could buy a pair of bubs from you.

Good luck and please show pics when the babies arrive.
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Postby Rob » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:52 pm

Congrats Al. Your girl looks like quite a brute. Lovely red too, not common. Very very nice.

Is the suspicion that offspring would be an inbetween colour?
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Postby Graeme » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:06 pm

Well done man.
Stunning female.
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Postby phobos » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:07 pm

Thanks everyone :D

The male has been locking up with her whenever he can.... they really seem to enjoy eachs company. Not quite the case with one of my B. caudalis females, she just killed her second male...tragic & expensive :(
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Postby steve » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:43 pm

Hec im sorry to hear that AL, gosh that really sucks...such a pitty you stay so far, I have a spare red male which i think is from the Kalahari. anyway I would be willing to part with him...
sorry for your loses.
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Postby steve » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:45 pm

But yeah very well done with the Cornuta, I am very impressed. :smt023
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Postby Bushviper » Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:58 pm

As luck would have it my two B. caudalis just climbed into each other. I was an idiot but wont go into detail.

The male had the female and his fangs were in the top of her head and she had him by the bottom jaw.

They both seem okay and as we speak they are both eating a mouse each.
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Postby armata » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:33 pm

Fang penetration seems to be a thing with caudalis, male rivalry included.

Was the male much smaller than the female?
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Postby Bushviper » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:37 pm

Armata in my case yes.
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Postby Alan Hyde » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:27 pm

David Bird once told me that one of the Poole serpentarium gaboons bit clean through the top of a cage mates head and the victim survived.

How common is biting in gaboons and Rhinos shasring the same enclosure?

Glad your caudalis are ok BV
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Postby Alan Hyde » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:28 pm

The reason I ask is that i'm in the proccess of making large brick built enclosures and was considering having all males in one and all fem' in the other
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Postby phobos » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:56 pm

Good question...

Puff Adders seem to get along together why not Gaboons? I'll find out in the next few days ,as I just introduced my EA. Gaboons into the same cage a few minutes ago.. :shock:
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