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Old 03-23-2011, 04:44 PM
burningred burningred is offline
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Default B.R.Boa shed troubles please help!!!

I have a brazilian rainbow boa. 5 months old. this is the first shed since bringing home my boa and partial skin is still attached to ther snake. Is This a sign of low humidity levels?
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Old 03-24-2011, 03:40 AM
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How long ago did you bring the snake home? It could be a sign of low humidity levels, as well as a number of other things. Low humidity is the most common cause for bad sheds though. Rainbow boas are tropical creatures. They need a good bit of humidity.
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:06 PM
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give your boa a large water bowl with barely WARM water, let it soak and spray the snake when not in the water.
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