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RE: Average weight?

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Posted by: Bluerosy at Sun Oct 4 15:48:52 2015  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Bluerosy ]  
   

I start most of my bigger babies off on fuzzies right way. I always push the size of the mouse. They can get down much bigger food items than most other snakes. Try it and they will surprise you.

Also, once a week feeding is not enough imo. Feed them as many as they will eat (if eating too small a mouse) and feed as often as they will eat. This makes for stronger and hardier captives in the long run. Floridas that have been fed sparingly for a long time can develop into underdeveloped and finicky weak snakes.

when they reach 4ft plus you can choose to feed less. Unless you are breeding females. Females can produce up to 3 cluthes per year if you stimulate them with enough calories.
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