Recommended feed interval ? [Frogs for heralds]

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Recommended feed interval ? [Frogs for heralds]

Postby Viper101 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:48 pm

If my medium size Herald ate a large size frog (not to big for snake to eat ) is that enough for 2 weeks ? what would you recommend ?
Most people erroneously call a snake the Puff Adder, Night Adder, or Blowing Viper, So, naturally they will kill it....
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Re: Recommended feed interval ?

Postby Bushviper » Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:20 am

Frogs are digested rather quickly and snakes that eat them need to be fed far more often that mice would. Possibly around every 4 days would be better.
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Re: Recommended feed interval ? [Frogs for heralds]

Postby Viper101 » Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:43 pm

Hey Viper ! I've tried it and some snakes will only eat another frog after around a week to week and a half unless its small rain frogs, saw a herald swallowing 2 to 3 rain frogs in a row...
Most people erroneously call a snake the Puff Adder, Night Adder, or Blowing Viper, So, naturally they will kill it....
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Re: Recommended feed interval ? [Frogs for heralds]

Postby reptile » Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:51 pm

I used to keep Heralds and they ate every week. They got two frogs each because all I could get was puddel frogs, and they are small.
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Re: Recommended feed interval ? [Frogs for heralds]

Postby Viper101 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Hi Reptile, I often get grass frogs, medium size and normally huge for a adult Herald, with a fat tummy for almost a week and another week to fully digest, yes small puddel frogs 2 to 3 even at given time..
Most people erroneously call a snake the Puff Adder, Night Adder, or Blowing Viper, So, naturally they will kill it....
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