View Full Version : Dilemma

12-22-2011, 03:47 PM
So Bianca seems to be having a hard time shedding; her eyes went blue just over two weeks ago, and since then she's only gotten her skin off as far as her head. I've been misting her tank periodically to keep the humidity up, but she still hasn't made any progress at all. I want to help her out, but I'm not sure what to do; I was hoping someone might have a suggestion. :(

12-22-2011, 03:48 PM
Does she have rough things to rub against in her tank?

12-22-2011, 03:54 PM
yes, she does. she has several rocks and some driftwood.

12-22-2011, 06:09 PM
Snake, right?

Scrunch up some newspaper and wet it (pretty wet, but not sopping). Put the wet, scrunched up newspaper in a covered enclosure, covering the entire bottom. It should be kept warm (NOT hot), you can use a heating pad on low (maybe medium, keep an eye on the temperature). Let her "soak" in the newspaper for awhile and hopefully she should either shed while in there, or shortly after.

We have an old ball Python who has always been a bad shedder and the wet newspaper always works for him.