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My ball python hasn't been eating well. When I assist feed
My ball python hasn't been eating well. When I assist feed it helps him. I'm afraid he's going to get too skinny. Also he hasn't shed yet. He has been getting pale, but I dont know if it us because of… read more
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Anna
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Black worms in his water dish, and not sure of age but he is
Larry and not sure of age but he is a baby ball python … read more
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I ordered a adolescent ball python from one of the coasts. I
I ordered a adolescent ball python from one of the coasts. I live in New Mexico. Since it arrived on January 20, 2017, it hasn't eaten. I have tried numerous times to feed it a fuzzy, but he just igno… read more
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I bought a baby ball python at a show over a month ago and I
I bought a baby ball python at a show over a month ago and I can't get it to eat. The habitat is a good temperature. I've tried pinkie mice, fuzzies, pinkie rats, out of the cage, in the cage, night t… read more
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Good morning, I bought a baby ball python a couple weeks ago,
Good morning, I bought a baby ball python a couple weeks ago, and no matter what I do, he still hasn't eaten yet. Any ideas...? … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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hi! i just got a baby ball python about five days ago. just
hi! i just got a baby ball python about five days ago. just a few minutes ago, he began squeaking every minute or so, and i'm worried he might have a respiratory infection. he was also rubbing his fac… read more
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Joan
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I have a baby ball python that I bought at petsmart around
I have a baby ball python that I bought at petsmart around a week ago. They said he was about to shed at any time and a few days later I had someone else look at him and they said he was going to send… read more
Joan
Joan
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I just bought a baby ball python about a week ago it's not
I just bought a baby ball python about a week ago it's not eating and it's really shy don't move around much. I'm worried because where I got him from they had 2 males in the same tank and one of them… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a baby retic python and she wont eat... I got her a
I have a baby retic python and she won't eat... I got her a week after she was born and she hadn't ever eaten... I tried feeding her and she didn't show interest. After two weeks of having her I force… read more
Joan
Joan
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My Ball Python is not eating. We bought it last week and at
My Ball Python is not eating. We bought it last week and at the time of purchase it hadn't eaten in 2 weeks so we are a little worried. The petstore told us to feed it pinkies cause that's what they h… read more
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Joan
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my ball python has not eat in 2 mo. he refuse to eat he shy
my ball python has not eat in 2 mo. he refuse to eat he shy away from the pinky[frozen] i try to feed him the temp.is alright i have uv lighting so what can solve this promblem should i take him to a … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a ball python that is almost 4 ft long. When we bought
I have a ball python that is almost 4 ft long. When we bought him he was in the last stages of shed and had an eye cap that didn't want to come off. After using warm soaks and even baby oil on a cotto… read more
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Joan
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at the show that she ate..tried to feed her pinkies for two weeks
Hello, I have a baby ball python (2011) whom I got at a reptile show two weeks ago. I was told at the show that she ate regularly on Thursdays. I have tried to feed her pinkies for two weeks now witho… read more
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Joan
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I just bought a ball python a week ago. I tried to feed it
I just bought a ball python a week ago. I tried to feed it last night but it refuses to eat. Am i trying to feed it to soon?… read more
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Joan
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4 months old , it has lost wieght..it little mice..eating well..active
i have a royal python about 4 months old , it has lost wieght and is wrinkled , i have sort advice , and as i have been feeding it pinkies, i was told to start feeding it little mice , she is eating w… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My one year old ball python hasnt eaten anything in about a month.
My one year old ball python hasn't eaten anything in about a month. He doesn't seem to be loosing any weight should I be worried?… read more
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Joan
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eaten well every week...about 2 weeks since her last feed
I have had my ball python for approx 7 weeks. She has eaten well every week. She just shed, it has been about 2 weeks since her last feed. She is not interested in eating. My husband fed when I was ou… read more
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Joan
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I have a 3 yr.old corn snake. He usually eats 2 small mice
I have a 3 yr.old corn snake. He usually eats 2 small mice about every 10 days. Lately he doesn't want to eat at all. He hasn't eaten in about 2 months. He's shed about 2 weeks ago & loves to be handl… read more
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