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Old 02-24-03, 09:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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If you decide on a Royal (Ball) Python PLEASE be sure to get a captive bred one. Wild caught imports can be tough to get and keep eating on occassion.

I personally would recommend a colubrid, a kingsnake or a ratsnake, but that's me...colubrids are less husbandry intensive for a novice, they don't need temps in the 90's and high humidity. For a ball python, a drop to 70 would probably cause them to go off feed, but that temperature usually won't faze a north american colubrid.

Just my 2 cents
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