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  1. Snakes
    Thought I would open a post about an excellent feeding Royal Python! Yes, you read it correctly a Royal Python who feeds well. No April Fool, not an oxymoron and no bigger boat needed. Poppy a pinstripe and my sons snake is generally an excellent feeder. Normally takes every week without fail...
  2. Snakes
    Oh, here we go, another Royal not eating ? Well, No. Hatched last November, About 380g. Always fed great (2 days after purchase). On mouse fluffs, up to Small/Medium mice, then rat fluffs and now small rat weaners. Feed one a week (don't want to power feed). Fed him Sunday 13th, by Wednesday...
  3. Snakes
    My spinner has jus took a rat after a year of not eating! Just as I was going to start trying alternative methods :2thumb:
  4. Snakes
    Hi guys, I have two royal pythons who have been living up to there finicky reputation. My 3 year old female and 2 yr old male(seperate tanks) refuses to eat rats and no matter what tricks I try they won't eat rats but if I dangle a mouse or multimammate on the other hand they both eat. With...
  5. Snakes
    Just curious, you see so many threads saying 'My Royal isn't feeding' etc. and obviously most of us know Royals are no stranger to fasting. But does anyone have a Royal that never misses a feed? Never fasts at any time of the year?
  6. Snakes
    Hello people, A little help now its time to feed monty the python for the first time in my care he had trouble feeding from the previous owner and would eat nothing but live rats...I can't get my hand on any live rats as its illegal it was last thursday he last had something to eat iv just tried...
  7. Snakes
    i have had my royal for about a year now and it has been eating like a trooper till about 4 weeks ago it has stopped strike feeding and wont eats rats what can i try to get it strike feeding again an eating rats any help would be great thanks dan :D
  8. Snakes
    HI I have recently purchased a four month old female royal python. But am a little unsure how often I should feed her, as the reptile shop we got her from was feeding her once a week, however she seems to be looking for food before the week is up. I have read lots of literature which suggests...
  9. Snakes
    is a royal python feeding really that hard?
  10. Snakes
    My female lesser weighing around 200g has eaten every time food is offered since i got her (Pras end of october 2011) however the last 3 attempts she strikes/constricts and then leaves it, i offer it again same thing happens. I was offering small weaners which she was taking, have tried rat...
  11. Snakes
    yesterday i fed my royal python for the second time since ive had him he was on 1 small mouse but it didnt seen enough so i thought i would give him 2 he ate the first one straight away but the second 1 he didnt seem that bothered with when i moved it with the tongs/tweezers he moved after it...
  12. Snakes
    I have a royal that when i first purchased her was a good feeder on rats. She (not surprisingly) changed her mind about eating. Soooooo i tried her on mice, multi's, rats scented with mice and multis, the lot!!!!! Anyway i thought i would try a little experiment that with her setup. I...
  13. Snakes
    Okay, so my 4 1/2 year old royal has been a terrible feeder for the past 12 months. Tonight I'm going to combine individual tips for getting non-feeders going again into a triple whammy, non-feeder combo (I'm copyrighting that). Firstly, I'm going to use multi-mammates. Secondly, I'm going to...
  14. Snakes
    Eh, someone wants to tell my lot that! 7 royal pythons fed in under 11 minutes, start to finish. Strike fed (one drop) and that's with me filling in paperwork between snakes. JOB DONE. I <3 my Royals. Just felt like gloating :Na_Na_Na_Na: :lol2:
  15. Snakes
    hi i brought a adult female royal python weighting around 900g around 3 weeks ago and she hasnt eaten yet. i have tried to feed her 3 times now and she seems interested but never strikes. i have tryed leaving the food in her feeding box will her but no joy! She seem healthy enough. any help will...
  16. Snakes
    hey i've got a royal python, lesser platinum! ive had im nearly a year! and he's eatten only twice! he's about 2 and a half years old now! and he is soo tiny compared to my friends royal the same age, he was only about 400 grams last time i weighed him!! :( has anyone got any tips or hints to...
  17. Snake Pictures
    YouTube - Pastel royal strike feeding on a large weaner Also, on an amazing note my other normal male royal (shown at the end of the video) strike fed for the first time in about 4 years, no less on a large rat!
  18. Snake Care Sheets
    Hey up everyone :D Just finished writing up my post to help deal with belly/scale rot and thought I'd also post up this little tip, which I found to work rather successfully... Briefly, I didn't have any problems when I initially got my Royal Python, Lola, with regards to feeding. She has been...
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