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Old 01-16-2013, 05:00 PM
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Do you know what Locale your Boa is?? (Colombian, Mexican, Islands etc) What is the length and weight of him/her, and what sex? What type of heat do you use and what is the temp on the BOTTOM of the enclosure?? If (she) is almost three years old sexual maturity can be the cause as mentioned in another post. The reddish color should not indicate a medical problem that I am aware of, but may indicate maturity and coloration of the adult species of your Boa! At breeding time most females go off feed for mating and will eat sparingly during the gestation cycle. If you feel the need do take him/her to the vet (that regularly see's reptiles).
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