The Reptile Feeder Method

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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby bradmiller » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:30 pm

What about using dry ice instead of baking soda and vinegar. No mess then?
You don't even need a lid just a deep container to "fill" the bottom with co2
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby gekosin » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:50 pm

Is it not pricey and hard to find?
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby bradmiller » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:55 pm

Not really - any wholesale ice cream place has it.
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby gekosin » Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:02 pm

Yeah was thinking that, the only place i can think of off hand would be the old Korsmans Icecream will go through and have a look... Only other issue I can see is storage... Doesn't it sublime even in a standard freezer?

Never mind I think im missing the point here and over thinking it...

Im sure it could work to gas the mice though guess you would need to just get some whenever you need to do it?
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby bradmiller » Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:17 pm

sublimate - ;-)

Yeah it does you need to keep it at -78 degrees for it not to sublimate.
Its just another option to humanely dispatch of a rodent instead of baking soda and risking the overflow and then not being able to use the body for snake food.
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby Lillypod » Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:28 pm

I read about the dry ice thing, but dry ice is very hard to find here, so was looking for something easier to find, I had the idea of the soda stream suggested to me by quite a few people and I think I'll try that one when the time comes by. I do have all/most off the needed components...
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Re: The Reptile Feeder Method

Postby MikeBodd » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:16 pm

My rodent supplier gassesthem for me. They have a big co2 tank.
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