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Connors
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 Mites

i had an infestation of mites in one of my vivs, i removed the snake and all the decor and everything from the viv, it has now been 4 weeks and there are no sign of any mites in the viv, when would it be safe to put a snake back in?



09/19/07  03:55pm

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Bobo21
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  Message To: Connors   In reference to Message Id: 1449337


 Mites

I think your best bet is to go buy a solution. my ball python just died of mites and i just cleaned him like that, i washed him i kinda whipped him down with a rough rag and he died so defiantly get something......its worth it



11/14/07  05:58am

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  Message To: Connors   In reference to Message Id: 1449337


 Mites

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it has now been 4 weeks and there are no sign of any mites in the viv, when would it be safe to put a snake back in?

No. Mites have a gestation period of at least 30 days, and the adults can actually live for some time without feeding.
You need to treat with a product that kills adult mites as well as their eggs and larva. I use Provent-A-Mite. It is very effective, and kills all stages of the mite.



01/20/08  10:34am


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