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LXDNG79
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PostSubject: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/21/2012, 6:03 am

Recently, I managed to hook up with some herping buddies and bumped up my snake collection.

One of my buddies found another Red-Tailed Rat Snake (Gonyosoma oxycephalum) which he decided to keep together with mine in a bigger tank.
My Borneo Snake Collection IMG_2974
Here's a rare shot of both of them lounging out on the branches...
My Borneo Snake Collection Gonyosomapair

On our first road-cruising trip we managed to bag this 'hottie', of Pasir Pandak.
My Borneo Snake Collection IMG_3012
Hopefully the nose-rub will eventually heal...
My Borneo Snake Collection IMG_3009

Rear-fanged, and relatively 'hot' since a bad-bite can cause necrosis...
My Borneo Snake Collection Mngrv
Don't let them chew on you... this one is still a juvenile and has a lot of growing to do.
My Borneo Snake Collection Mngrv2

My most recent capture while night-browsing the trees at Santubong beach; a grey Dod-Tooth Cat Snake (Boiga cynodon)
My Borneo Snake Collection Greycynodon
Though I'm still hesitant about the ID because this color phase is still being investigated. A bird-eater with long teeth to get through the feathers of its prey; and good reason to avoid getting bitten by this usually placid snake. This one is still a juvenile. Adults can grow to more than 2 meters or 7ft long and a lot more bitey at that size.

The Hots!!!!
My Borneo Snake Collection VIV2
My good-old girl Jezebel who's been with me for quite awhile...
My Borneo Snake Collection Jezebel
she's getting pretty old now...
My Borneo Snake Collection Jezebel3

and the two males; Oscar and Sparky that I had hoped to pair with her...
My Borneo Snake Collection OscarSparky
... but she has never been receptive...

Cheers and best regards
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/21/2012, 6:34 am

Great pics Alex.
You've got a pretty nice collection there.
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/21/2012, 6:49 am

Very nice collection!
Your female T.subannulatus is a stunner!
I have only seen one of these in my whole life and they are just beautiful!
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/21/2012, 12:13 pm

Awesome collection Alex!

I like the enclosures as well.

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/24/2012, 4:05 pm

Here's a couple I forgot to include in the lot

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My Borneo Snake Collection Jeezabel


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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/24/2012, 5:03 pm

Great looking snakes!

How did you go about setting up the enclosure in the first pic? Looks very natural.

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/25/2012, 3:01 am

Fern clippings from the side of the road and just wedge them in where I can... they will wilt after awhile and then I'll just replace them...
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/28/2012, 2:53 am

Definitely two thumbs up for this thread. Awesome shots and amazingly gorgeous snakes Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty8/30/2012, 4:31 pm

Beautiful snakes! Love the Mangrove snake. Drool
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty9/19/2012, 7:33 am

"Re-fernished" Gonyosoma cage
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty9/19/2012, 8:10 am

I wish I lived in malaysia alex Razz
so many things I would like to do and so many awesome species to find.

Im learning silat, so maybe someday il visit to learn there Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty9/19/2012, 11:29 pm

lycanlord wrote:
I wish I lived in malaysia alex Razz
so many things I would like to do and so many awesome species to find.

Im learning silat, so maybe someday il visit to learn there Very Happy

Graham, man... we've mentioned this before like eons ago... Please look me up if you ever visit Kuching, Sarawak. I'm also honored to know that people far away are taking interest in learning aspects of my countries culture ref. 'silat' like Dude you mean they offer silat lessons in the UK? that's just awesome. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty9/20/2012, 3:43 am

I will look you up if I ever make it.
there are only a few silat classes in the country, so its not a massive following, but thats probably beecause, its not a competition sport, due to many of the techniques being too damaging for competition lol
But yeah it has a following because of its reputation of getting the job done whatever it takes
films like the raid probably help show it off to the western audience aswell
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty10/2/2012, 2:41 am

Had the Dog-Tooth Cat Snake out while I sorted out its enclosure....

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty10/2/2012, 10:30 pm

Great pics Alex.

Man, your enclosures are awesome............they look completely natural.

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty11/15/2012, 1:21 pm

Scorpion19981000 wrote:
Great pics Alex.

Man, your enclosures are awesome............they look completely natural.

Thanks man... I'm currently working on maintaining some live plants in much larger enclosures. Will update soon

cheers and best regards
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/13/2012, 8:18 pm

An Enclosure Upgrade or my Snake Collection
My Borneo Snake Collection Serpentariums
This is my first attempt to construct Front-Opening Sliding Glass Enclosures out of Aquarium Conversions from old tanks my friend sold to me.

This one was intended for my Boiga cynodon... but added the Boiga draqiezii as well.
My Borneo Snake Collection BoigaHabitat
Despite the size difference, they seemed to get along fine without issues; probably due to their difference in diet preference.

The jewelers lock is practical safety feature especially for the following

Here is the one I did for my 2.1.0 Borneo Temple Pit Vipers
My Borneo Snake Collection TsubHabitat
Finally in an enclosure that can accommodate 3 of them together and this is what ensued
My Borneo Snake Collection TemplePitsMating

Two more to go for the Boiga dendrophilla and the Boiga drapiezii
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/13/2012, 9:48 pm

The size and color variation between those males and the female are stunning. I'm not a snake fan but this gets a big thumbs up.
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/14/2012, 2:41 am

i love that cynodon! hopefully my dealer has one up for sale for next year Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/14/2012, 6:30 am

exoticvirus wrote:
i love that cynodon! hopefully my dealer has one up for sale for next year Very Happy

Very Happy It's probably my favorite. They get pretty big and need room to stretch out. Mine doesn't puff up as much most others do.
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/14/2012, 12:07 pm

Just Shot this one, of the mated pair

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LXDNG79 wrote:
exoticvirus wrote:
i love that cynodon! hopefully my dealer has one up for sale for next year Very Happy

Very Happy It's probably my favorite. They get pretty big and need room to stretch out. Mine doesn't puff up as much most others do.

hahahaha i know what you mean, i did post a pic of my recent boiga purchase on my thread here. man they're nasty but cute Very Happy

i'll upload the nastier photos soon, the one with her mouth open in striking position @__@
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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/16/2012, 2:28 pm

Great job Alex!

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PostSubject: Re: My Borneo Snake Collection   My Borneo Snake Collection Empty12/16/2012, 2:42 pm

Really cool snakes and enclosures!
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