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Old 10-11-17, 10:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: New KSB owner: feeding issues

Welcome to the forum Sam. Congrats on the new KSB. I agree that the breeder should not have sold you an animal that wasn't an established feeder. How are you measuring your temps and is your heat source regulated by a thermostat? If you're sure your temps are dialed in then it sounds like you're taking all the right steps. You don't want to offer food so often though. If your snake refuses a meal wait 7 days before trying again. Keep offering food every 7-10 days until he catches on. Make sure your prey items are totally thawed and maybe super heat them with a hair dryer before serving them to the snake. I would also avoid handling the animal until it's eaten 2-3 times consecutively. Best wishes with the new critter and please keep us posted on your progress
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