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I have a jungle carpet python and I feed him 1 mice at first but he still looked kind of active so I feed him another mice. since then he has been a lot more active. usual he'll go hide somewhere or bask in light but now everytime I move close to his tank he'll come up to glass and watch what im doing. does this have to do with temperature?? (I changed his light from 60w to 100w last week)

Well the watts don't matter, it's the hot spot and ambient temps that matter. But no that has nothing to do with temps. They are normally pretty active and aggressive snakes. I would just say it is coincidence. Snakes don't ever bond to their owners not do they really act in a way to where they are interested in humans.

If it was to hot he would be trying to hide from the heat. If it was to cold he would be under the lamp all the time. He could just be focused on movement and be hunting. But again not anything odd.  


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I can answer any and all questions about snakes, whether its how to pick the right snake for your needs and wants, eating and temperature issues, health problems ( I can not give a diagnosis or make up for vetrinary treatment but can give options on what to do). I can also answer any questions on breeding snakes, what it entitles, what you can expect, I know quite a bit about any products for snakes and their husbandry.


I currently keep over 150 snakes, I keep everything from ball pyhtons, to retics to green tree pythons. I have been around them my whole life due to a family interest in breeding them. I have researched, purchased, and delt with just about every snake, product and issue you can run into.

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