Coastal carpet feeding..

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  1. ian.maccrimmon

    ian.maccrimmon New Member

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    Hi all, I am worried bout my snakey.
    She hasnt eaten for 6months.
    I havent done anything differnt, ive kept an eye on temp and humidity, she just wont eat.
    My other baby, a centralian carpet, is thriving and will eat anything I give her.
    I am feeding thawed and warmed rats, as I always have.
    Any ideas people??
     
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    Riffherper Well-Known Member

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    Will need some specifics before advice can be give such as species, sex, age, what it last fed on as well as temps and husbandry set up.
     
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    ianmoohahaha New Member

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    eat snakey eat

    Sorry, I didnt mention, she's a 2 year old coastal carpet.
    Always fed really well on medium rats.
    She has a heat lamp at one end of enclosure, 30degrees under the bask spot, and about 25 in her hide which is a clay pipe.
    I havdnt been closely watching humidity, but when I check its usually above 55% - 65%.
    My Bredli is in a identical enclosure and is thriving
     
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    Riffherper Well-Known Member

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    If that's the case the Bredli could use a bump in heat to mid 30s basking spot - Bredlis like it hot. Might not hurt to bump up the coastals heat a bit either. I've found from 2 years on a lot of my carpets have not fed over winter. It could just be starting up again after winter. A bump in temps will speed this process. Just keep persisting - if she once fed well chances are she will again. Good luck.
     
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