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 Dehydration Symptoms????

Hey im feeling a little worried.. I mean the water level in the water bowl went down alot, but i still feel the danger of dehydration for Diablo, becuase i never see him drink, EVER. He seems comfortable enough, but can you all give me symptoms of dehydration?? Thank you.



12/05/04  10:28pm
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  Message To: InnerDragon103   In reference to Message Id: 194542


 Dehydration Symptoms????

ok here is my snake sumo .
look at the water bowl it almost empty.
i got him 1 year ago and ive only seen him drink 2 once after he ate and 1 after i held him dont worry.
if he is dehydrited his skin will get all rincly







12/05/04  10:31pm
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 Dehydration Symptoms????

It’s very rare to see your snake drink, lol. They usually sleep or hide during the day, and come out at night to roam around and drink and stuff. That could be why you never see him drink.

As for the symptoms of dehydration, there are a couple. Try pinching(not pinching to hurt or anything) your bp’s skin and see if it has some good elasticity. If it doesn’t snap back to his body right after letting go, he might be a bit dehydrated. Another sign is dented eyes. If your snakes eyes are dented in or wrinkly, that could also point to dehydration.
But as long as you have proper humidity levels, and a water bowl for drinking, you should be fine. Oh, and speaking of water dishes, remember to try and change the water daily, and give the bowl a scrubbing. You don’t want film and residues building up. Yuck, lol.



12/06/04  1:37am
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