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Old 10-15-18, 08:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Carpet Python Winter fast?

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Originally Posted by mikeneezy View Post
Why do you reduce food intake? Is that something you do as a preference? Species related? Or is that something you're suppose to do with all snakes?
It's just a preference. I could maintain their normal feeding schedule but I like mixing things up a bit. They're all a little older now so I know they can handle leaner winters. It can't be endless rats all the time. I know some breeders and keepers that don't feed their animals at all from November to March. I won't go to that extreme but a winter diet won't hurt any of them. I'll feed them smaller meals once a month. It'll also save me from ordering another round of feeders this year.
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