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RE: to release or not???

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Posted by: futureboabreeder at Sun May 10 04:33:06 2009  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by futureboabreeder ]  
   

People might not agree with me here, but if hes of good size and you don't want him anymore he should be able to survive in the wild no problem. These guys are hardy as hell and can sniff a carcus out miles away.

I can't see a captive snapper having any trouble scavaging for a while before hes ut and about hunting. But if hes way over weight and not very mobile I'd cut his meals in half and start feeding him live animals likee crawfish, frogs for about a month so he gets used to working for his food. Stick some big rocks in the tank, catch a bunch of crawfish and leave em in there for a month, toss a bull frog in once a week, and keep live fish in there that the crawfish would be able to catch.

They'll hide under the rocks, but when they come out to eat, over time he'll start to learn how to find em.


   

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