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Sat Jul 18, 2020, 01:34 PM

Another corn snake question

I don't think the Nope Noodle likes living with me. She has bitten me once (not a big deal) when I was changing her water-- or as I like to call it the Cement Pond.

Anyhow---she shed, and her owner told me to wait a few days to feed her.

I went and bought some Disgusting Frozen Rodents.

She has had three small ones now. (yes, I thawed them).

What next? How disgusting is it going to be when she poops?

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Reply Another corn snake question (Original post)
essme Jul 2020 OP
SWBTATTReg Jul 2020 #1
tblue37 Jul 2020 #2
essme Jul 2020 #3
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essme Jul 2020 #5
3Hotdogs Jul 2020 #6

Response to essme (Original post)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 01:49 PM

1. Maybe some corn cobs?

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 01:53 PM

2. I used to have several milk snakes. I fed them frozen (thawed) pinkies, too. Each week

I cleaned out their aquarium. It was no big deal--and that's with 4 snakes, not 1.

I would put the snakes in another, smaller aquarium with some other rocks and then take the aquarium outside. The rocks (which of course included their little poops) went into a bucket. Then I cleaned both the rocks and the aquarium with mild sudsy water and rinsed very, VERY thoroughly.

I used a colander to drain the water from the rocks, then let the rocks and the aquarium dry on a towel in the sun for a bit. When they were dry, I put the rocks and the snakes back into the aquarium and put the smaller "holding" aquarium away. I cleaned the holding aquarium every 6 weeks, since they spent less than an hour in it each week.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #2)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 01:58 PM

3. Thanks! She just ate four tiny

slightly bigger than pinkie mice (thawed).

She looks pretty happy, so I am just going to leave her alone for a little bit.

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Response to essme (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 02:00 PM

4. You can see the food bulge in her body. Don't disturb her while she is clearly still digesting

(which takes a day or more). A digesting snake is lethargic and vulnerable and therefore easily stressed.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 02:17 PM

5. I am not. She's clearly

resing and digesting.

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Response to essme (Original post)

Sat Jul 18, 2020, 02:28 PM

6. Poop from ours was a dry lump.

I guess that may also differ with water consumption.

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