Skaapsteker Questions

South African snakes with venoms that are not considered to be medically important.

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Re: Skaapsteker Questions

Postby GraemeEC » Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:28 pm

I have been breeding spotted skaapsteekers since the mid-90,and grow all the hatchling up. year in/year out.Just set yourself up with wall gecko's breeding stock.Then you'll never have a problem feeding them again.The gecko must be used as the hatchling skaapsteekers first meal.To stimulate the stomach to want food.Then after that micro-mice new born pinks will work if scented only once.The next time they will take them as is.I breed chinese dwarf mice,they produce large litters of up to 18 young at a time around 1-1.5cm(10-15mm) long X 0.5cm(5mm) thick.They grow extreemly quickly once feeding,and should be breeding in two-three years.
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Re: Skaapsteker Questions

Postby Westley Price » Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:25 am

Hi Graeme

I am curious about your Chinese Dwarf Mice that you are breeding.

Could you please start a topic in the "Reptile Cuisine" sections showing some pictures of how you keep them and a little write-up of the basics?

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Re: Skaapsteker Questions

Postby Ruan Stander » Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:24 am

Agreed. Sounds like it could make many herpers' lives easier.
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