CornSnakes.com Forums  
  Want an edit button and other perks? Become a contributing member! Click here.

Go Back   CornSnakes.com Forums > The CornSnake Forums > Health Issues/Feeding Problems
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

Health Issues/Feeding Problems Anything related to general or specific health problems. Issues having to do with feeding problems or tips.

Incomplete Scale
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2020, 10:52 AM   #1
SnakeCreations
Incomplete Scale

Greetings!

My question is twofold, first - I am wondering if anyone has seen anything like this? Two of my snakes, from the same clutch, have this incomplete scale on the top of their head. It reminds me of sutures in babies skulls, as if the scales just didn't complete the development.

Second - is it anything to worry about?

First pic is 2018, second is same snake in 2019.
 
Old 02-08-2020, 06:08 PM   #2
MysticExotics
I've noticed a few of mine have that, and I'm not sure why. There's no scales left on the shed.
 
Old 02-08-2020, 11:30 PM   #3
Shiari
It's just something that happens sometimes.
 
Old 02-09-2020, 03:30 AM   #4
SnakeCreations
Thanks, Mystic and Shiari.

When they shed, there is evidence that the 'blank' spot has a shed as well. That seems as though it should be encouraging. As if the spot is normal scale. We'll see.

Thanks for the input!

-Tonya
 

Join now to reply to this thread or open new ones for your questions & comments! Cornsnakes.com is the largest online community dedicated to cornsnakes . Registration is open to everyone and FREE. Click Here to Register!

Google
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:56 PM.





Fauna Top Sites
 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Page generated in 0.02142811 seconds with 11 queries
Copyright Rich Zuchowski/SerpenCo