sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum

Go Back   sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum > Community Forums > General Discussion


Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-16-04, 10:36 AM   #46 (permalink)
Join Date: Feb-2004
Location: midwest US
Posts: 130
I caught my first snake when I was six. A baby northern water snake. Unfortunately for the snake I kept it in a jar of water and it drowned. I still feel bad about that and that was 40 odd years ago. Stupid kid! I've gotten much better now.
bubba is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 12:14 PM   #47 (permalink)
HeatherRose's Avatar
Join Date: Jan-2003
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,537
Send a message via MSN to HeatherRose
First (and only) amphibian: African Clawed Frog
First Gecko: Crested Gecko
First "lizard":Panther Chameleon
First Snake: Brazilian Rainbow Boa

And they're all still with me, except for the frog.
Heather Rose
"Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll notice you've got their strict attention." - John Doe, Seven
Heather Rose Reptiles
HeatherRose is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 01:18 PM   #48 (permalink)
drewlowe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2003
Location: St. Louis, MO
Age: 37
Posts: 2,272
Send a message via MSN to drewlowe Send a message via Yahoo to drewlowe
My first technical herp was a leopard geckos, but i use to catch and release tons of native herps through the years before "owning" my own.

1.2 Bearded dragons (Login, Raven, & Jean Grey) 1.1.1 Corn snakes(Havoc,Sable, & Kink0 1.5 Leo's (Psyloke (Lucky-male) Speedball, Domino, Rouge, Siren, Elektra) 1.0 Veiled Chams (Neo), 0.1 Rose Hair T. (Night Crawler) 0.0.3 Crested Geckos (Shiva, Storm, Beast) 0.2 Kenyan Sand Boas (Tigra & Cloak)
drewlowe is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 01:50 PM   #49 (permalink)
daver676's Avatar
Join Date: May-2003
Location: Southwestern Ontario
Age: 37
Posts: 1,608
Send a message via MSN to daver676
My first WC herps were frogs/toads/tadpoles.

My first purchased herp was a ball python.
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians - Worldwide Listings <-- Highly recommended.
Nutrient Composition of Whole Vertebrate Prey

A good friend will come bail you out of jail.... but a true friend will be sitting next to you saying "Damn. We ****ed up!"
daver676 is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 06:01 PM   #50 (permalink)
snakelover111's Avatar
Join Date: Apr-2003
Location: newmexico
Posts: 317
Send a message via MSN to snakelover111 Send a message via Yahoo to snakelover111
Mine was a green iguana
children in the back seat cause accidents.accidents in the back seat cause children.
snakelover111 is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 06-16-04, 06:13 PM   #51 (permalink)
Optimus Prime's Avatar
Join Date: Feb-2004
Location: London Ont.
Age: 35
Posts: 496
Send a message via MSN to Optimus Prime Send a message via Yahoo to Optimus Prime
Mine was a pair of Kenyan Sand Boa, I have been keeping local herps ever since I was a little kid but my first purchased herp was the boas.
Transform & Roll Out!
1.1 Jungle Carpet Pythons, 0.1 Het Albino Boa, 0.1 African Rock Python
Optimus Prime is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 06:14 PM   #52 (permalink)
Join Date: Jun-2004
Posts: 1,109
african clawed frog

still have him, ten years later
thunder is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 06:18 PM   #53 (permalink)
susan's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2004
Location: Oreland, PA USA
Age: 48
Posts: 238
Send a message via AIM to susan Send a message via Yahoo to susan
box turtle
susan is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 06:56 PM   #54 (permalink)
lakeridgekennel's Avatar
Join Date: May-2003
Location: Winnipeg Mb
Age: 29
Posts: 325
Send a message via MSN to lakeridgekennel
I feel very stupid haveing a giant snake as a first herp She is the best herp i have. Puppy tame and loves coming out of her home.

Dumb parents.
1.3 african rock pythons 2.7 burmese python 1.2 albino burmese pythons 1.1 green burms 1.1 granite burms 1.1 normal reticulating python 0.1 yellow anaconda 1.1 costal capret pythons 4.9 nile monitor 1.1 croc monitors 4.6 dwarf caimans 1.3 amarican aligator plus some others
lakeridgekennel is offline  
Old 06-16-04, 07:04 PM   #55 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr-2003
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Age: 29
Posts: 5,325
Send a message via ICQ to Bartman
Mine would be 3 fire bellied toads..sold them all for a fire salamander which was sold for leopard geckos..that was all ina about impulse buy
Bartman is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 06-17-04, 01:36 PM   #56 (permalink)
Kara's Avatar
Join Date: Apr-2003
Location: Edmonton, AB
Age: 33
Posts: 208
Send a message via MSN to Kara
Plated lizard named George
Talkie Talkie......No More Talkie!

Of course I'm out of my mind....Its dark and scary in there!
Kara is offline  
Old 06-17-04, 10:35 PM   #57 (permalink)
lolaophidia's Avatar
Join Date: May-2003
Location: Richmond VA
Age: 47
Posts: 339
Send a message via MSN to lolaophidia Send a message via Yahoo to lolaophidia
I caught all sorts of snakes, lizards, frogs, toads, salamanders, and turtles as a small child and kept some of them as pets (rough green snakes, eastern king snakes, eastern garters, snapping turtles, bullfrogs, fence swifts and race runners). I have no idea what the first one I kept was... My parents really hated me keeping snakes in the house though, because they always excaped what ever jury rigged container I tried to hide them in, and my father was terrified of them. My first purchased snake as an adult in college was a black rat snake.
lolaophidia is offline  
Old 06-17-04, 10:40 PM   #58 (permalink)
AgaR's Avatar
Join Date: Oct-2002
Age: 30
Posts: 350
Send a message via MSN to AgaR
a green anole 9 years ago named Idefix like the dog in Asterix lol
o_0~One snake is too many 20 is not enough!~0_o
AgaR is offline  
Old 06-18-04, 02:21 AM   #59 (permalink)
nita's Avatar
Join Date: Feb-2004
Location: Edmonton
Age: 38
Posts: 842
A firebelly newt, I was about 12 yrs old or so. It escaped though, one of my younger siblings opened the cage and let it out or took it out to play with and let it loose, never did find it.

First snake was a corn snake, then on to Balls.
Nita Hamilton
nita is offline  
Old 06-18-04, 07:54 AM   #60 (permalink)
Nicki's Avatar
Join Date: Apr-2004
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 189
My first herp was a Pueblan Milk Snake. So of course, she was whippy, and musked a lot, but calmed down soon enough, and is now the sweetest little snake, and SO pretty.

I just couldn't resist her when I saw her one day at the pet store, so I researched everything I could find on milksnakes, and bought her!
Nicki is offline  
Login to remove ads
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:45 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2002-13, Hobby Solutions Inc.


SEO by vBSEO 3.1.0