Thread: mites question
View Single Post
Old 07-08-03, 03:27 PM   #12 (permalink)
SCReptiles's Avatar
Join Date: Jun-2003
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Age: 44
Posts: 1,562
I have seen three types of mites that could be distinguished with the naked eye, black, brown, and red. I have only seen the red appear on collected North American specimens, and I have seen the brown and black on imports from everywhere. It was always my understanding that mites were able to thrive well inside the ears of rabbits. I used to feed my burms live and I had to seven dust them about 3 times a year. In 2000 I moved to frozen rabbits and have not had mites since. Zoe, do you think that is only coincidence?
__________________ 2.2 Crotalus adamanteus. 2.2 Crotalus h. atricaudatus. 2.2 Crotalus h. horridus. 1.1 Agkistrodon p. piscivorus. 1.1 Agkistrodon c. contortrix. 1.1 Agkistrodon c. mokasen. 1.1 Agkistrodon c. laticinctus. 1.1 Agkistrodon c. pictigaster. Agkistrodon c. phaeogaster. 1.2 Sistrurus miliarius barbouri. 1.1 Micrurus fulvius. 0.0.1 Micrurus fulvius tenere
SCReptiles is offline