View Full Version : SCALE PROBLEMS


12-14-2007, 10:50 PM
these group of scales near my corns tale look kind of deformed and weird. today i knoticed that their tips were sticking up, and when i touch her other scales the worng way they stick up too. is this a sighn of mal-nutrition? should i be worried? she is eating regularly(every 5 days) and hides most of the days. do other snakes scales to the same as hers? what is happening to my snake! she should shed in about 2 weeks.

Rich in KY
12-14-2007, 10:58 PM
Can you post a pic?

There are several explanation.

12-14-2007, 11:22 PM
i dont have a camera. can u tell me the explanations?

12-15-2007, 08:33 AM
Is there anything in you tank your snake would have to squeeze through, to get through it.

12-15-2007, 08:35 AM
also she could be dehydrated, give her a warm bath,
these are the main two i see mostly

12-15-2007, 12:45 PM
will it clear up in the next shed?

12-15-2007, 01:45 PM
Yes it should

12-15-2007, 02:45 PM
thx. she seems kinda loosy goosy around the sides and pealing, but she hates baths. how do i get her to take a bath? she really doesnt like it. i will give her a bath in a few days becuase she just ate.

12-15-2007, 02:53 PM
Put about 2 or 3" of water (85* measured with a thermometer) in a 5 gallon bucket. Put snake in. Put lid on. Snake has no choice but to get wet. Let it soak for 15 or 20 minutes.