Marbled Tree snake incubation period

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Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:25 pm

Hi

I am wanting to know if anyone has bred these,and if they know what the incubation time is.

Thank you.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:22 am

Ok, just for interest and anybody else who may ever need this again. After 72 days at 28-30 degrees my D.aulica eggs starting pipping. I will do a follow up when all are out and post a few pictures.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby Westley Price » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:28 am

Awesome man.

I dont think this is a species bred too often, but certainly one of the nice and more "mysterious" indigenous.

I really look forward to the pics!

How many eggs did you have? Were the eggs produced from a captive breeding?
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:58 am

Hi Westley

Thank you. It was a captive breeding, I have had the adults for just over a year now. They laid 7 tiny eggs in September, babies are going to be minute. I will take pictures as they leave the eggs as i have never bred these before and do not want to bother them.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby Westley Price » Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:06 pm

You must be super chuffed then!

While you're at it, please post some updated pics of the adults too.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:12 pm

Sure thing Westley will do.....and I am super chuffed thanks!
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby Ruan Stander » Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:25 pm

Wow that's fantastic. Congratulations, I look forward to the photos !
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:26 pm

Thank you predator678
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby Chopper 1 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:12 pm

Well done - i love this specie!!
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:20 pm

Got one hatchling so far, another three poking their noses out. But here are some of the adults for now.

This is the male. He is just about going to shed.
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The female, and she is grumpy....these snakes have never calmed downed, not even a little. I get bitten by these more than the mozzies up here.
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Pics of the babies will come.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby Westley Price » Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:18 am

They are gorgeous!

Next time you feel like a masochist, please take a picture of the snakes on your hand, for size reference, haha.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:41 am

lol, I will try Westley. I took some of the hatchling that's out in my hand, will put it up sometime today. The adults are not very big, probably the 50-60cm mark at most.
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby levi_20 » Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:45 pm

Very cool, always a pleasure to see photos of this species. Thanks for sharing, very excited for baby pics
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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:41 pm

Well here it is, the first one out. I still have 6 poking their noses out but are hanging tight for the time being.

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Re: Marbled Tree snake incubation period

Postby GCol » Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:42 pm

Thanks levi, and it is always a pleasure to share this stuff.
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