sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum

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


Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-27-03, 01:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Jan-2003
Posts: 2
sheddig question

I'm confused about my kingsnake. His colors faded as he was readt to shed, and his eyes had turned milky. then his colors and eyes went back to normal like he had just shed, but there is no skin to be found anywhere. He's shed before, and you definitely can't miss seeing his skin lying in the cage. Do snakes sometimes eat their own skin? I don't know where his skin went.
eppstlye is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 01-27-03, 01:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
Terraweb's Avatar
Join Date: Jan-2003
Location: Amsterdam (holland)
Age: 42
Posts: 67
This happens everytime your snake sheds his skin,.....wait a day or 2 ,...and you will see, they always turn back to normal ad day or 2 before !!! And NO they do not eat their own skin !
1.3.0 Morelia ssp "variegata" 2002
1.1.0 Morelia sp cheynei "Atherton" 2000
1.1.0 Morelia sp mcdowelli "Tri stripe" 2002 + 1.1 2006 verwacht !!
1.0.0 Morelia amethistina "Wamena" 2004
0.1.0 Morelia amethistina "Merauke" 2004
0.1.0 Python regius "het.Piebald" 2003
Terraweb is offline  
Old 01-27-03, 06:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Dec-2002
Location: Louisiana
Age: 45
Posts: 158
Send a message via AIM to andrea Send a message via MSN to andrea
our JCP sheds very fast so when my burm did this i was so worried. it was actually about seven to ten days for his whole process. Three days with milky eyes, and about three or four days all cleared up before he shed, and he shed on me when i was holding him. it all just came right off when he rubbed against my knuckle. no worries. if too many days go by pop him in an itsy bit of water and see if that helps soften him.
"He was a beast who lost his fangs, that is why he had to die, Spike...." - Vicious
Cowboy Bebop
andrea is offline  
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 03:30 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2002-17, Hobby Solutions Inc.


SEO by vBSEO 3.1.0