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RE: How often to feed overweight graybanded?

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Posted by: BobHansen at Mon Nov 3 21:16:39 2014  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by BobHansen ]  
   

Without seeing the snake, it's hard to say whether it's overweight, but assuming he is, cut back to feeding once every two weeks. And it is about the time of year when you can cease feeding, turn off or reduce heat, and transition to brumation for 3-4 months. Heat should be left on for at least 10 days following last feeding to ensure digestive tract is clear. Bringing him out of brumation next year, you can adjust feeding frequency and food volume to achieve a healthier look. Feel free to post a photo (dorsal view is best) if you want another opinion on body condition.
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