Common Names: Blue Beauty Snake, Vietnamese Blue Beauty
Scientific Name: Orthriophis taeniurus callicyanous
First Described: SCHULZ 2010
Adult Size: 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) to more than 335 cm (11 ft) in rare cases, most adults average around 200 cm (approx. 6 ft 6 in).
Temerament: Ranging from good to pure evil
Temperature & Humidity Range: Misting the enclosure frequently, especially during a slough, will also be beneficial as the humidity should be kept at about 60% – 80%. The temperature inside the enclosure should range between 23-29°C (75-85°F) during the day. At night the enclosure can be allowed to cool to between 18-21°C (65-70°F).
Reproduction: Clutch size averages between 8 and 20+ Eggs. The eggs are about 8cm long by 3cm in diameter (a little more than 3in by 1in) with unusually thick leathery shells compared to other Ratsnakes. Incubation takes approx 60 days at 25.5-30°C (78-86°F).
Known Mutations: No genetic mutations known at present.
The blue beauty has two phases the 'Blue' phase & the 'Yellow' phase where the white markings on the 'Blue' are replaced with yellow.
Captive Bred Localities:
Natural History: Mainly inhabiting tropical rainforests with limestone formations. The Blue Beauty can be found in open forested land. Its an able climber.
Native to: Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand.
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