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    Re: Reptilinks!!!???

    Quote Originally Posted by tttaylorrr View Post
    i always say if my Corn ever refuses a meal, it's an emergency trip to the vet!!!

    but about Reptilinks: omg really? that's awesome! i'm actually on the hunt for proper sized feeders for my growing (severely underfed) Corn; do you keep Corns? do you have experience feeding these to Corns?
    Corn snakes apparently do very well on them.

    They do have a Facebook group if you want to ask the owner or other customers questions: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheLinkSide/

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    I can see how these could be useful for hognose hatchlings, as they make tiny ones out of frog meat.

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    I have been using ReptiLinks for about three years now. I feed them to my BHP, bredli, GTP, hognose, and occasionally my GBKs. And I just picked up a couple new species this weekend that I will also try these on once they settle in.

    All in all I like them. I have a variety of different types; frog, guinea fowl, quail, quail/frog, rabbit, iguana, megablend... Might have one or two others, cannot recall off the top of my head... For species that are not normally rodent feeders in the wild I feel these are a preferable food source as it more closely mimics what they would be eating. And gram for gram I feel they have better nutrition as well and so I have to feed less frequently.

    Some animals can be difficult to get feeding, I have this problem with my GBKs actually as they seem to imprint harder than balls on a food item, but for those that are enthusiastic eaters or are not finicky you should have no problems. And I have had some balls that will take these as well, though I do not feed them links on the regular (and again, it is the ones that have such a strong feed response that they would literally eat a rat that was still frozen).

    If you have easy access to them then I would suggest at least trying them on some of your animals for a while and seeing how they work for you.
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    I've been using them for a couple years now to add variety for some of my snakes. Sometimes harder hitting animals will create a mess and sometimes the ends aren't tied off well so one side will be unravelled after thawing. Some of my harder hitting/chewing stuff can equally rip a f/t rodent in half so I'm used to cleaning after feeding anyway, haha. All in all, I like them for what they are and will continue using. Nothing I keep gets them as a staple but I've always got a few packages in the freezer so I can mix things up. Success varies but far less than half of my snakes turn down links. I do tend to offer them stuff they'd naturally be interested in in the wild though. I'm not tossing rabbit links at garter snakes, etc.










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    Yeah i was going to give it a shot since yesterday was feeding day for the little booger Pat but the reptile shop doesnt carry them anymore I'll probably have to order a small sample to try on the little boas and Pat. I dont think a 100g link is going to make a dent in Caesar or the big boas. Would be like a tic tac to them.
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    Has anybody had any luck feeding these to Ball pythons? I was just curious.

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    Re: Reptilinks!!!???

    Quote Originally Posted by Sauzo View Post
    I dont think a 100g link is going to make a dent in Caesar or the big boas. Would be like a tic tac to them.
    You might be surprised. I feed 100g links to my 2m BHP and she does fine with them.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sonny1318 View Post
    Has anybody had any luck feeding these to Ball pythons? I was just curious.
    As I noted in my earlier post, I have a couple balls that will take them but it is the ones that are of the bite first/think later mindset. If you have a ball like that then you might have success, but if you have a ball that requires you do the 5 minute zombie rat dance then odds are it will not take them
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    Re: Reptilinks!!!???

    Quote Originally Posted by asplundii View Post
    You might be surprised. I feed 100g links to my 2m BHP and she does fine with them.
    Not sure how big your BHPs are or what their equivalent in rat weight is but Caesar usually eats about 360ish gram rat. Rosey gets around a 275-300 gram rat and Vicky gets a 250 gram rat. I'll see though as i probably will put in a small order of 25 gram rabbit and quail and chicken ones for the little boas and some quail mini links for Pat. Might do a single order of the 100 gram rabbit and quail to see how big they are. Worst case, I'm sure Vicky can eat them.
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    Re: Reptilinks!!!???

    Not to railroad the thread but, has anyone tried the ASF scent to get a picky eater on f/t? Iíve always fed live but have been trying the last few months to make the switch for convienence. Hes still healthy and Iím fine to feed live if this goes on much longer but wanted to know if anyone has had some success. Iíd say the last time I offered f/t he showed the most interest so I feel like Iím close.

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    I'm curious why one would choose to feed these rather than whole prey animals. The cost per pound is 3-4 times that of frozen feeders purchased in bulk.

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