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KaitlinPaige11
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 Bloated Ball Python - Help Please!

We just fed our ball python 2 days ago and today we noticed he is bloated/swollen. The rat we fed him was a little bigger than normal. Should I be concerned?



01/02/18  05:40pm

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  Message To: KaitlinPaige11   In reference to Message Id: 2321699


 Bloated Ball Python - Help Please!

He should be fine in a day or two once its more digested. As a rule of thumb make sure the rats you are feeding him arent much larger than the thickest part of his body. A bulge is common to see but it shouldnt be too drastic.



01/05/18  12:16am

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  Message To: Thesnakemeister   In reference to Message Id: 2321703


 Bloated Ball Python - Help Please!

he/ she is right but if you’re really concerned get a scale any scale kitchen scale will do just has to measure grams and weigh your snake the weight will tell you what to feed your snake there are many feeding charts on online

https://ball-pythons.net/forums/cache.php?img=http%3A%2F%2Fi.imgur.com%2F98qfzDH.png

http://www.livefoodsbypost.co.uk/ekmps/shops/thepinkskink/resources/Design/rat-sizes.jpg



02/07/18  01:55am


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