Thread: Boa feeding
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Old 09-21-18, 06:54 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Boa feeding

Originally Posted by phenyx View Post
So, if I understand what you're saying, just because a snake is capable of taking a larger meal, doesn't necessarily mean they *should* be given the larger meal? I know their metabolisms are different but I just transitioned my 3'-ish, 430 gram BP from large mice to weaned rats every 9-10 days. I though that was appropriate but now I'm worried that I switched her too soon and am overfeeding her. Just when I think I've got this down something comes up I get all confused again.
You're talking about two completely different species here. So don't compare feeding one to the other. At 430 grams your BP can definitely handle a weaned rat every 7 days.
Don't be confused by comparing species to species. You'll drive yourself insane.
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