The eastern are about 22-23" born 9/26Haha, when you say they got another "button" it makes it sound all cute...not "I'm shaking this 'cause I'm going to kill you if you move." Nice looking ladies though. They look to be a good size? Hard to tell exactly from the angle.
I rather use cypress mulch because it helps keep humidity up.When I set up cages I discovered I was low so I mixed what I had with reptile bark.Next time I change substrate I will may use all cypress.An just maybe look into something else.very nice. love 'em.
got nice patterning and colors.
just out of curiosity, why did you choose wood chips?
ah, i understand that. very very dry in CO too.What do you suggest to use?
I love the colors and patterns on these guys/girls.
They eat like pigs.....
I feed inthe cage(thawed and feed from tongs),but got to be referee and make sure everyone eats nicely and no stealing. I feed all my non venomous in tubs to prevent them getting feeding response bites when I go in cage.And seems to work well.ah, i understand that. very very dry in CO too.
do you feed in cage or out? live or F/T?
i'm far from an expert, so i don't even feel confident giving suggestions. i have always avoided using wood chips / bark for the sole reason of abrasions and scratches. it seems like it might be very rough. that's just a "seems."
they do eat like pigs, don't they?!
You have a C horridus atricaudatus?Lucky dog.We have to get special permits for them in Texas,I believe they are on the white list.There has some been located around 60 miles from here nearTexana State park.They got one here near me at Brazos Bend State park near me on display caught from over there.Great looking C adamanteus Kevin. Has some nice contrast to him as opposed to some others I have seen in the past. I was definately giving some thought to grabbing an adult male next year to attempt and cross it with my monster 6ft female C horridus atricaudatus. My favorite Crotalus are still the C polystictus, but they are a bit too expensive for me still!