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    My recent aquired bp's... questions.

    I have just received 2 new bp's from a online source and I'm concerned about one.. its spine is showing more that I have seen before.. I've herd that its just to being underweight and not eating, but I was told they have been on weekly feedings and was just fed on Saturday.. need some help.. not sure how to add photos on here yet

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    Re: My recent aquired bp's... questions.

    Download tapatalk,its an app.. and you can ypload photos..maybe the prey fed wasnt appropriate size,my girl was fed too small mice and she didnt gain but once i started feeding her right shes been putting on weight..how big is it length wise &grams?

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    Some breeders only maintenance feed so the baby may certainly be eating, but it was only getting a mouse fuzzy every 7-10 days instead of a mouse hopper or rat pup every 5-7 days.

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    Ball Python: 1.1 Mojave, 0.1 Normal, 1.0 Pastel, 1.0 Spider/Pastel/Butter/YB, 1.0 spider, 1.0 Pastel Clown, 0.1 Butter/YB/Pastel, 0.1 Butter, 0.1 Butter Enchi, 0.1 Cinnamon Albino, 0.1 Butter/Spider/OG, 0.1 Enchi Ghost, 0.1 Lesser, 0.1 Firefly/YB, 0.1 Black Magic
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    What does it look like when not balled up?
    See nothing of concern in those photos because when they ball it causes the spine to be more prominent.

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    Ball Python: 1.1 Mojave, 0.1 Normal, 1.0 Pastel, 1.0 Spider/Pastel/Butter/YB, 1.0 spider, 1.0 Pastel Clown, 0.1 Butter/YB/Pastel, 0.1 Butter, 0.1 Butter Enchi, 0.1 Cinnamon Albino, 0.1 Butter/Spider/OG, 0.1 Enchi Ghost, 0.1 Lesser, 0.1 Firefly/YB, 0.1 Black Magic
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    Little on the thin side but most of us keep fat snakes so not much to worry about.

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    Re: My recent aquired bp's... questions.

    Overall gorgeous snake!

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    Re: My recent aquired bp's... questions.

    I'm not versed enough to say underweight or not but it sure is a looker. WOW!!! (what morph is that?)
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    Re: My recent aquired bp's... questions.

    Quote Originally Posted by BR8080 View Post
    I'm not versed enough to say underweight or not but it sure is a looker. WOW!!! (what morph is that?)

    thank you.. she is a butter spider orange ghost.

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