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Snake Not Eating
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Old 06-08-2019, 10:35 PM   #1
kodasnake
Snake Not Eating

Koda is approx 5 years old. Always been a great eater, except when prepping to shed. Then behavior changed. Struck but didnít eat, started wanting out to roam (lazy guy usually), hanging out on rocks. So thought it could be mites, though I observed nothing. Changed out bedding and shed box moss. Behavior reverted to pre-shed. Left him be and then he shed, but did not exhibit usual hunger behavior after shedding and went back to shed box. So six weeks no food, looking thin. I can see his heart beat. I tried to get him to eat. He was clearly adverse. Thoughts?


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Old 06-09-2019, 03:06 AM   #2
Twolunger
Males often stop eating when they are searching for a mate, but they don't usually get thin . Was he ever checked for internal parasites? i would find a good vet as soon as possible.
 
Old 06-09-2019, 07:18 PM   #3
kodasnake
Thx for feedback. This forum was the first Iíd heard about males and mates, but good to know that they donít get thin. I do have an exotics vet, so Iíll take him in.


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Old 06-09-2019, 07:28 PM   #4
Twolunger
Let us know what the vet says. Hope it's just a minor problem.
 
Old 06-10-2019, 10:26 PM   #5
kodasnake
OMG, my male snake laid a clutch of eggs today!!! Clearly I was misinformed. She has had no contact with any other snakes, so must be infertile. I havenít a clue what to do here. At least her change in behavior is explained. Havenít read a lick on female snakes and breeding. Yikes. Iíll take all advice. I canít abide by the idea of taking her eggs away. I wonder if sheíll abandon them?


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Old 06-10-2019, 11:02 PM   #6
MysticExotics
It's fine to take the eggs away, you can toss them.
 

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