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    How much should i feed?

    I just got a ball python this is my first she finally ate after about 1 week of getting her. I fed her one pinkie im wondering if this is enough? I did offer her a second but she showed no intrest. When i got her from pet smart they were feeding her 2 pinkies. She is very small.

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    Re: How much should i feed?

    Pinkies are way too small for a BP. They eat hoppers right out of the egg for their first few meals, typically only 3-5 meals, and quickly move up to small adult mice.


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    Re: How much should i feed?

    How long should i wait before attempting to feed her a hopper mouse being she did just eat? Thankyou for your help!

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    Re: How much should i feed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Keithward View Post
    How long should i wait before attempting to feed her a hopper mouse being she did just eat? Thankyou for your help!
    How much does the snake weigh? She may be ready for small mice.
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    Re: How much should i feed?

    I am unsure of her weight i will be weighing her eithier tomorrow or the next day as i do not want he to throw up what she just ate.

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    Re: How much should i feed?

    I weighed her today she is a 110 grams

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    Re: How much should i feed?

    Feed an appropriate sized rodent every 7 days. Typically you want the meal to be as large as the largest girth of the snake.


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