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Q: What Two Kind Of Boas To Breed ????
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MajorHerpsDC

What two kinda of boas do i breed to get sunglow,albino or snow boas ??? thx i really need to know asap!!

Points: 150
Topics: Genetics
Tags: Genetics, Morph
Species: Boas > Large Boas > Boa constrictor imperator
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Assisted Answer 12/22/2008 11:12:21 PM

Sonja K. Reptiles
Here's a link that should tell you what you're looking for:

http://www.freewebs.com/chadhornereptiles/genetics.htm
 
Assisted Answer 12/22/2008 11:29:01 PM

Katie M
another good site is http://www.supersnakes.com/gwiz.htm
 
Accepted Answer 12/24/2008 1:32:00 AM

Katie M
To get a sunglow boa, you need to breed (a) 2 snakes that are hypomelanistic and heterozygous for albino together (b) breed two sunglows together (c) breed a hypo boa with an albino boa, and breed two of the babies together (see option a).  To get an albino boa, you would need two heterozygous for albino boas, meaning they both carry the recessive gene to produce the albino trait - these two snakes will look completely normal, but they carry the gene that should be proved out when bred together.  To get a het for albino boa, a breeder will breed a normal snake to an albino snake, or a het to an albino (any that aren't albino will still carry the gene at that point).  To get a snow boa, you need to breed two snakes together that are het for both anery (lacking red pigment) and het for albino together.  Unfortunately, there is only a 1 in 16 chance that you will get a snow, which is why they are so expensive.  But, you can produce Aneries, Albinos, hets for albino and hets for anery, and potentially a snow.  Good luck!!! I personally have the make ups for everything that you've listed, but proving them out is the hard part
 
Assisted Answer 12/24/2008 2:36:22 AM

magsj387
http://www.buddhaboa.com/en/genetic-info/genetic-breeding-guide.html someone posted this before and i like it the best. I just got my DH sunglow for christmas from my girlfriend.....
 
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