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Old 03-17-04, 11:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Tentacle Snake

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These were SUPER neat! Tentacle Snakes...there were lots in the tank and all seemed like two + feet long and heavily patterned. Some had their heads sticking out for a look, although most were totally underwater.

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I thought these were the coolest things! I'd love to own some!

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Old 03-17-04, 11:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I didn't know you could own those.
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Originally posted by creepiecrawlie
I didn't know you could own those.
the pics were taken at the zoo

Nice pics Marisa
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Old 03-18-04, 02:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yea I've seen them before can't remember where think it might've been at the Vancouver Aquarium in the reptiles section.
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I only know of one guy that has kept them. They are a very difficult species to keep in captivity, that is if you can aquire the things in the first place.

But very cool none the less...great snakes.
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I think Indian River Reptile Zoo has some too.
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I have some pics of them from the Toronto Zoo...I will post them when I find them
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yea they're cool they got them at the Vancouver and they look so wicked.
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they belong in the general colubrid forum. they aren't too hard from what i understand. i have talked to people who have kept them, he says they are easy.
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great pics, love these guys
i'v only seen them for sale on 2 websites and they only had them one time for a few days. that was back when i was trying to get some but i changed my mind about it. i figured theyd be really expensive but there not, around $75, i think thats cheap for a snake you rarely never find to buy. from reading about them, the main problem is when people get them they are WC and usually die soon after purchasing them. but i have heard of people sucessfuly owning them, but dont know if they were able to breed them. another problem with housing them is if they get out they could die over night.
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0.0.1 tentacled snake, 0.1 brazilian rainbow boa, 0.0.1 black blood python, 1.0 jampea reticulated python, 1.1 yellow anacondas, 1.1 emerald tree boas, 3.1 BCIs, 1.1 ball pythons, 1.0 tiger salamander, 1.1 african giant millipedes, 0.0.2 cockatiels, 2.1 ferrets, 3.0 pet rats, some fish and more
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Wow, I've never seen those before. Very cool!
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