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Tagged: Scales
Zones: Skin
here it is 06 jag i found some scale flakes in enclosure upon closer inspection i found some (10-15) scales that were discolored (brownish) only 2 are large scales the rest are smaller  substrate is newspaper i have another jag same enclosure…

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Tagged: Scalerot, Scales, Sick
Zones: Skin, Medications
my adult male ball python is pink under the belly and hes scales are flaking.  i see two small brown spots by some of he's scales.  i think its either my new cages wood or the humidity and temp.  i've moved him to my controlled…

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Tagged: Scales
Zones: Skin
I was wondering, as a snake of any species grows, do their scales grow with them, or do they grow new scales to close up the gaps?  I ask because my 8 year old ball python Shekinah has a few scales in the middle of his head that are pale in…

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Tagged: Skin, Shed, Scales
Zones: General Health, Skin
My milksnake just shed and is missing scales.  Prior to this last shed, she had several very sensitive dry patches on her skin that are still there.  What can this be and how can it be treated?  Lastly, do the scales grow back? …

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Tagged: Elaphe, Guttata, Emergency, Tape, Injury, Scales
Zones: General Health, Skin, Caging
Well, i wont go through how awful yesterday was, thats for my blog.  But when i came home yesterday from being over at my grandmothers for the weekend (since thursday) i checked on my snakes.  i didnt see the  male corn in the…

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Tagged: Scales, Injury, Mouth, Treatment
Zones: Skin, Medications, Mouth
My ball python Peter has a cut on his lower jaw right where his tongue comes out (looks like he has lipstick on). I just learned that it is called the mental scale. I have been treating it twice daily with diluted betadine and polysporin ointment.…

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Tagged: Scales, Scalerot, Ballpython, Care, Health
Zones: General Health, Skin, Infectious Disease
Hey guys, I had just recently posted a question about my Ball Python's scale rot issue. I've only been soaking her in the recommmended Betadine/Iodine and water solution every other day. I've been giving her a day to rest and keep dry and warm in…

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Tagged: Scales, Dry, Safe, Flaking, Cornsnake
Zones: General Health, Skin, Medications
I've noticed a patch of dry flaking scales on the dorsal side of my Corn Snake, Lars', back. No skin is broken, red, inflamed, etc. I can't really attribute the issue to anything like humidity, behavior, etc. He's very laid back, and spends a lot of…

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Tagged: Snake, Scales
Zones: Skin
There are two parts on shrek that look not shiny like the rest of his scales one part is circular and the other is about an inch long 1/8 inch wide. anyone have any idea what this is? its not different color or anything.

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Tagged: Scales
Zones: General Health, Skin
So Indica has some odd scale near the end of her tail and they have me worried :/ Temp and Humidity in her cage are all normal, I use cypress bedding right now, she's eating, pooping, shedding fine, it's just this odd patch of scales that's…
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