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  1. Snakes
    Hello everyone, I've come here to ask for help in why my sand boa won't eat. I'm not sure what specification of Sand Boa she is due to me getting her from my uncle, so please try to help me even without that information. My uncle had her for over a year and has been feeding her Pinkies on a...
  2. Snakes
    Hey guys I have a lovely 18 month Royal Python and he's a beauty. I have had him since a hatchling and know him very well. In November he got a horrible belly burn due to thermal blocking on a heat mat. The burn was quite bad, he needed daily antibiotic and painkiller injections for 3 weeks...
  3. Newbie Advice
    Hi I bought a pinstripe back at start of January and I still have not got her to eat. Tried everything I can think of. Tried in rub, tried in viv full and empty, tried leaving rat in over night but still there in morning. I contacted broader I bought from, he said she was excellent feeder and...
  4. Snakes
    I understand its completely normal for royals to go off food for long periods of time, so should i be offering a food item every week? He hasn't eaten in 5 weeks and so thats £16 gone for nothing. Would it be ok to offer only once every 4/5 weeks to try and preserve my food for him? i don't have...
  5. Newbie Advice
    i have had this bosc monitor for a few days and hes not eating anything i give him, im not sure what to do. please help!!!
  6. Snakes
    ok i got a new baby brb 2 and a half months ago and it was doing fantastic until recently. first i was advised by my local pet shop to move up the food size from fuzzies to small mice. It did not take them for one feed and then took one mouse. After that i found that it was shedding but tried to...
  7. Snakes
    Hi, I'm new on here but I could do with a bit of advice. First off, I will be taking her to the vet, I'll try to get her there tomorrow but if anyone has any ideas as to what could be wrong I'd love to hear them. I've had my Cali King for 15yrs, since she was a hatchling. In all that time I've...
  8. Amphibians
    hi i had what i believe to be two female dendrobates azureus. one has always been skinnier than the other but in the last few days she started refusing food so i isolated her as i thought maybe she was being bullied by the other one but she still didnt feed. the second day of isolation she...
  9. Snakes
    We purchased 2 adult female corns earlier this year. One is an aggressive eater and we never have any problem with her. The other is inconsistent. Sometimes she will take a mouse right away. Sometimes we have to give her a pinky first to get her started. Other times she just won't feed at all...
  10. Lizards
    Hi all i need some advice on how to get a fat tail to take some water from a syringe. I have taken my little man Marvin to the vets tonight and he has recommended giving Marvin 0.2mls of water through a syringe 8 times a day and i am really struggling to get him to open his mouth for fluid. I...
  11. Snakes
    My 4yr old, male boa has not really moved for 3-4 wks now. He is just coiled around himself like a scaley rope. He changes position quite a bit and lifts his head to see what I'm doing inside his viv but thats it. I tried to feed him 3 wks back but he made no attemp to feed. Very gd feeder...
  12. Snake Care Sheets
    hi i wounder if u could help me i have got a yellowed belly balled python that is 14months old an i have had her a month an got told wen i got her to feed her once aweek on one rat fluff but she has only feed twice she was last fed on the 15th of sep an was due again on 22ed but i have been...
  13. Lizards
    As the title says, I need to feed my unwell leopard gecko but she will not eat. I need her to eat a bit so that she can poo so I can have a full parasitology test done. So, how do I go about getting enough food in her? I have in the past force fed her a waxworm or two, but it does really stress...
  14. Lizards
    Can anyone help,i have a pair of hatchling leopard geckos,now a month old both from the same clutch who still havent eaten,they have both shed once, i have tried hand feeding them with small mealworms but they show no interest,im not convinced they can see correctly if at all,could this be...
  15. Other Pets and Exotics
    Hi my cat goes through a monthley thing were she doesnt eat as much for a few days Is this a problem and any advice we've tried differqnt foods or her favorite and it doesnt make a differqnce Also she wee's on the bed a around the same time How can i help her stop this? Thanks Louis
  16. Snakes
    Hello! Thankyou all in advance for taking your time to read and reply! I recently (26th April) rehomed a normal corn snake and he seems to be really healthy. Is active, has performed a perfect shed (including defecating afterwards) whilst with me (4th May) and is alert and shows no sign of...
  17. Snakes
    I have a 7 month old female Dumerils boa that has not eaten for 4 months (have posted about her before). I have taken peoples advice and tried absolutely everything but she is still not interested (only strikes in defense), I can see she is losing weight and I'm starting to worry a bit to be...
  18. Snakes
    Good evening all, I know this is a very common post and issue so my apologies in advance. My corn is about a year and a half old, over 3ft and weighs 450g. He keeps rejecting his food and has done for the last 2 months please help. Is this normal? Heat with stat at about 30' in warm side...
  19. Lizards
    This is my first lizard, he is a 4-6 month old male European eyed lizard. I housed him in his new viv a couple of days ago and he is not eating anything. i have given him a few options for things to eat but he still will not eat it. he was fed mostly on fruit and insects as a treat in the shop...
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