Question: How Do You Know If Your Snake Is Hungry?

Is my snake still hungry after feeding?

It sounds like you fed him right, he’s probably just still in feeding mode.

Since your’s is small you can feed him every 4-5 days and he shouldn’t be too hungry..

How long can snakes go without eating?

about six monthsSnakes, or more specifically ball pythons, can go without food for about six months. They can lower their metabolism’s rate, which allows them to survive for an extended period of time without consuming food, as their body is using stored energy and they are also conserving energy.

How long can you leave a dead mouse in a snake tank?

A rodent that is eating on its own should never be left with the snake for more than 30 minutes because they could literally start eating your snake for protein. ***you can leave a live mouse/rat in for 10-30 minutes as long as they were fed and watered sufficiently before they were put in the tank with your snake.

Can I overfeed my snake?

Yes, they can over-eat and become obese just like us. They can get full and then decide not to eat for a few weeks, months, etc. and throw off their feeding schedule. Sometimes if you overfeed them, or offer a prey item that is too large they will regurgitate it.