Size and Feeding Coastal Carpet Python

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  1. PythonNoobe

    PythonNoobe New Member

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    I have an 18 month old Coastal Carpet Python, Just shed a 80cm skin (shes 60cm or so long). What size should she(?) be at this age? How much should I be feeding her?. She has only been feeding 1,1,2,2,2 pinky rats with me, the first 4 weeks she did not want to eat with home change etc.

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    Southernserpent Not so new Member

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    She seems a fairly small 18 month old but their is nothing wrong with that if she is healthy. I usually recomend a food item about 20% of a carpet pythons weight but that is a rough percentage either side of it is fine. In my opinion pinky rats are way way to small.
     
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    Bl69aze Very Well-Known Member

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    go for something like a adult mouse
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    or a furred rat
     

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