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LunaQuinn
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 Ball Python breeding interest

I bought a ball python about 2 years ago and her growth was pretty stunted... she still isn’t big enough to breed but will she ever be able to?



03/20/09  08:21am

 #2014843


Edf
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  Message To: LunaQuinn   In reference to Message Id: 1971668


 Ball Python breeding interest

Well, she may need some more time to grow. Most female bps are ready in their 3rd winter, at 1500 grams. However, snakes grow at different rates, and if yuour bp is only 2 year sold, she may need the extra year or so. How miuch does she weight?

If she never reaches a good weight for breeding, then perhaps her stunted growth will prevent her from breeding. But I would just continue monitoring her weight and see if she just needs more time



06/01/09  09:06pm

 #2172146


Blackdarkson3244
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  Message To: Edf   In reference to Message Id: 2014843


 Ball Python breeding interest

what are you feeding the snake and how big is it’s cage because i have had a bp for 5 yrs and it never got bigger then 2 ft reason being because i kept in a 15 gallon tank and only feed it hopper mice bigger the mice or rat the more protein try going one step up on feeding and a little larger cage and you might be supprised



08/28/10  04:06pm

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Imotep4
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  Message To: Blackdarkson3244   In reference to Message Id: 2172146


 Ball Python breeding interest

WHAT? You have had a BP for 5 years and only feed it hoppers? They start eatting hopper mice right out of the egg. That poor snake Is starving to death. You really really should not own any pets whatsoever if you are treating your BP like that.



09/11/10  07:33pm

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Imotep4
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  Message To: Imotep4   In reference to Message Id: 2175020


 Ball Python breeding interest

And I dont know where you have been getting your info from but feeding it smaller food items to make it stay small (Which is what Im assuming you must be doing) Is not even cool. You have been slowly starving that snake to death for 5 years. And FYI keeping a BP or any snake for that matter in a smaller tank will not stunt its growth. If they are properly fed they will continue to grow to their full size potential regardless of the cage size.



09/11/10  07:38pm

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Scimma
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  Message To: Imotep4   In reference to Message Id: 2175021


 Ball Python breeding interest

wow, I don’t even have words for this one, of course I don’t know what the problem is I am 28 and I still drink baby formula. never could get passed it. Sure I am 40 lbs under weight, but that jarred baby food is just horrible.



09/23/10  10:58am

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Adder12
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  Message To: LunaQuinn   In reference to Message Id: 1971668


 Ball Python breeding interest

I WOOD WATE JUST TO BE SAFE



11/09/10  03:47pm


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