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Old 01-12-18, 01:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: prey size and weight

Originally Posted by EL Ziggy View Post
After they turn two I feed them mostly by prey size which is sometimes close to the percentage of body weight anyway.
so 100% for adult?
Two of my carpets weigh about 3kg each. They eat anything from a medium to a jumbo rat every 2-3 weeks. The mediums rats are 100-150g, the large rats are 200-250g, and the jumbos are 300g+.

So I confused. 100% or 10% ?
By the way that scientific article says boas and python when adult eat up to 1/5 weight prey.
Sorry my English Feel free to correct my mistakes.
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