Feeding and Nutrition :: Feeding a hatchling

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Post Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 3:20 pm   Feeding a hatchling

I have a hatchling in which someone did not want and they brought it to me. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on getting it to eat? I hope it comes around and eats soon. Also how often and how much should it eat.
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Post Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 9:42 pm   Re: Feeding a hatchling

Welcome to the forum! The forum has lots of info regarding feeding. Just feed pellets, amount that fits inside head once a day and have some red leaf lettuce floating around, maybe he'll eat when your not looking, mine eats when I look away! lol. My hatchling is always begging for food so just stick to a feeding schedule. Go look at some old post in this section and read up on what other people are feeding.
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Post Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 12:42 pm   Re: Feeding a hatchling

Try some live prey, like minnows. Hold it by the tail and let it wiggle in front of his face.
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