Heating over Winter?

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    Tobe404 Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, just a quick one. What's the general opinion about heating over Winter? Keeping in mind that all my Pythons are 4+ years old now. Most are appropriate size / weight for age.

    Still have a problem feeder that I'll keep the heat on for though / attempt to feed over Winter to try and catch him up a bit.

    He took his first Adult Rat tonight so I'm pretty happy about that. Only took 4 years... His Sister was on Adult Rats within a year - if that.
     
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    i would still provide heat say 8 hours a day and 24 hours a day for three days after feeding.
     
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    My heating is the same year round for adults unless Im cooling certain species for breeding (in which case I just shorten the daylight hours slightly). The only exception is during the hot months of summer, when heating is turned off entirely.

    I turn off heating at night. The cooler ambient temperatures tells them it's winter and they usually go off food and just restart when it gets a bit warmer again.
     
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    No worries. Thanks for the replies. : )
     
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