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RE: Please Help! Baby won't eat!

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Posted by: markg at Fri Dec 8 16:51:14 2017  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by markg ]  
   

I know you said it fed, but here is some general info and questions:

Is the humidity low where you live this time of year? If so, a moist hide will help. Baby kings often need some moisture (like a small container of damp moss to sit in) to hydrate. Drinking water only doesn't do it for them. Hydrated snakes are more likely to feed. Dehydrated snakes are more likely to hide and look for damp areas.

How are you heating the snake?

Sometimes babies will go off feed until Feb or March, but usually with heat and moisture they feed all winter. Mature snakes usually stop feeding in Winter. If that happens allow the temps to go down in the 55-65 range, darken the cage, and let the snake be except for a check-in here and there (but no food).


   

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