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#1 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted October 7 2017 - 7:05 AM

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I finally found a Ringneck Snake!
She was chilling under a rock in my front yard (I was searching for Lasius queens). When I picked her up, she "musked" me with a smell reminiscent of human feces (thus the temporary name "Stinker"). I'm planning on buying her a terrarium, but for now she's going to have to stay in a tupperware setup. Due to a lack of tupperware, she's actually living with my pet cricket. I hope that they'll get along for the time being. If they do, I might move the cricket into the snake's terrarium as well.

 

My Spring Peeper, Peeps, was caught several weeks ago. He's doing surprisingly well for a wild caught frog (he's been feasting on crickets and extra Lasius queens). I briefly considered letting Stinker live with him, but then I realized that Ringneck Snakes eat frogs as a main food source. I really dodged a bullet there xD

I'll update when I get the terrarium!


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#2 Offline Chicken_eater100 - Posted October 7 2017 - 9:24 AM

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Wait you have a pet cricket? I used to love crickets but now I hate them because they kill themselves a lot.
And how are you gonna feed the snake?
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#3 Offline gcsnelling - Posted October 7 2017 - 9:51 AM

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Your frog would probably have been safe, however better safe than sorry. They have a fairly varied diet, including crickets.


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#4 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted October 7 2017 - 11:43 AM

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I'm going to feed the Ringneck earthworms and small amphibians. I'm probably going to try to stick to the amphibian diet if possible.

 

My cricket is a female unidentified species similar to a house cricket. She was obviously attacked by a bird/salamander/frog/ant, because she was found without hind legs and with a twisted and broken ovipositor. She's been eating little bits of apple. My other cricket, which is a female field cricket, is in the terrarium with my Spring Peeper


Your frog would probably have been safe, however better safe than sorry. They have a fairly varied diet, including crickets.

Wait, he would have been safe? That makes things a bit different. I'm still going to keep them separate, because of terrarium size, lighting, and other things.


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#5 Offline gcsnelling - Posted October 7 2017 - 12:29 PM

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Would depend on the size of the frog.



#6 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted October 8 2017 - 7:39 AM

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Bad news... My parents made me get rid of the snake. At least I still have Peeps.


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Ochetellus Glaber
Solenopsis Geminata
Brachymyrmex Obscurior
Cardiocondyla Emeryi
Tetramorium Bicarinatum
Plagiolepis Alluaudi
Anoplolepis Gracilipes
Technomyrmex Difficilis
Pheidole Megacephala
Aholehole fish
Cowrie snail
Sea Fan Worm
100+ sea squirts
Tree seedlings
Ghost Crab
Day Gecko
Small Fat Centipede
Endemic Lacewing larva
Vernal Pool shrimps

#7 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted October 8 2017 - 8:47 AM

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Bad news... My parents made me get rid of the snake. At least I still have Peeps.

Ya, I wouldn't think that snakes usually role well with parents.


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#8 Offline Ant_Dude2908 - Posted December 1 2017 - 1:09 PM

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Bad news... My parents made me get rid of the snake. At least I still have Peeps.


Peeps.... Hmmm... I like that!:D
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#9 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted December 2 2017 - 7:22 AM

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Peeps lived with me for a good few weeks before I released him. I thought that he might do better outside (hibernation wise). I might bump into him again next year when he heads to the lake at the bottom of the hill ;)


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#10 Offline Hunter - Posted December 2 2017 - 7:32 AM

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what is a redneck snake, in all my 7 years off keeping snakes i have no clue what that is



#11 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted December 2 2017 - 7:42 AM

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If you are posting, you have access to the internet. Google "ringneck snake". It is a small colubrid with an interesting defensive mechanism.


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Anoplolepis Gracilipes
Technomyrmex Difficilis
Pheidole Megacephala
Aholehole fish
Cowrie snail
Sea Fan Worm
100+ sea squirts
Tree seedlings
Ghost Crab
Day Gecko
Small Fat Centipede
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Vernal Pool shrimps

#12 Offline Hunter - Posted December 2 2017 - 7:48 AM

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If you are posting, you have access to the internet. Google "ringneck snake". It is a small colubrid with an interesting defensive mechanism.

lol i did and all that came up was snake memes , soulds cool tho



#13 Offline Salmon - Posted December 2 2017 - 9:17 AM

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If you are posting, you have access to the internet. Google "ringneck snake". It is a small colubrid with an interesting defensive mechanism.

lol i did and all that came up was snake memes , soulds cool tho

 

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That's a ringneck snake.



#14 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted December 2 2017 - 9:30 AM

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If you are posting, you have access to the internet. Google "ringneck snake". It is a small colubrid with an interesting defensive mechanism.

lol i did and all that came up was snake memes , soulds cool tho

 

Dude, its not a REDneck snake. It's a RINGneck snake.


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#15 Offline gcsnelling - Posted December 2 2017 - 2:54 PM

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Red neck snakes slither around flying little confederate flags and killing other animals for the fun of i.


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#16 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted December 2 2017 - 2:59 PM

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Red neck snakes slither around flying little confederate flags and killing other animals for the fun of i.

Lol!
I assumed that he searched that up because of his question post (what is a redneck snake). It seems like a good meme.


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#17 Offline Ant_Dude2908 - Posted December 2 2017 - 3:39 PM

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I think I read we have these is Washington state.
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#18 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted December 2 2017 - 6:47 PM

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Cool!


Edited by Connectimyrmex, December 2 2017 - 6:47 PM.

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#19 Offline ponerinecat - Posted November 6 2018 - 6:19 PM

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There's actually a snake called the rednecked keelback.







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