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I have a 6 month old ball python. Eating frozen thawed mice
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I have a Ball Python female adult we got 5 weeks ago and she
I have a Ball Python female adult we got 5 weeks ago and she won't eat. We are feeding medium frozen rats defrosted of course but she isn't cooperation … read more
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My bath python just got done shedding but he hasn't eaten in
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Anna
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I have a pet ball python and I feed him live mice. I fed him
Hi! I have a pet ball python and I feed him live mice. I fed him this past Thursday night and it looked like the mouse may have bitten him. I couldn't get a close enough look to be sure because he get… read more
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PitRottMommy
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Shoot, im sorry! I didnt realize i had pulled this up! My
Shoot, im sorry! I didnt realize i had pulled this up! My ball python has been acting strange lately, symptoms include mild lethargy, occasional misses on strikes at warm food, and audible farts/diarr… read more
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Looks like she's having a hard time shedding very limp but
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PitRottMommy
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I have a ball python and he has not eaten in 4 weeks, in
hello i have a ball python and he has not eaten in 4 weeks, in addition to that i noticed he yawned 2 days ago and again today. I am mostly worrying about him not eating, other than that i dont know w… read more
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PitRottMommy
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My snake has started rubbing against the glass tank as well
My snake has started rubbing against the glass tank as well as his wooden hide spot. He just randomly started a few minutes ago. … read more
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Snake had a weird feeding the other day where I found her
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Ball python has a slightly pink spot on her stomach. It
Ball python has a slightly pink spot on her stomach. It appeared just before her shed. She had a long, difficult shed and was flaking for about a week. I soaked her tonight, and her pink spot has turn… read more
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My ball python is acting very strange, need to determine if
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My ball python is not eating and he squeaks (softly)
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im having trouble getting my baby ball python to take frozen
im having trouble getting my baby ball python to take frozen thawed mice. I tried the assist feeding method but she just spit it back out. Any suggestions? Its probably been close two weeks since she … read more
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I just bought a ball python a week ago. I tried to feed it
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My one year old ball python hasnt eaten anything in about a month.
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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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snake: his eyes..mites i..his log and he wont eat please help me find
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