Dehydration

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Dehydration

Postby Sean » Wed Aug 03, 2005 1:59 pm

Soak Snake in luke warm water for 30 minutes daily till better.
Make sure that The Snake Always has fresh drinking water.
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Postby Snakes Incorporated » Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:53 pm

Snake dehydration.

One Tablespoon of sugar.
One Teaspoon of salt.
One Liter of water.
10% body weight.


I am not a doctor but trust me it works.
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Postby Bushviper » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:43 am

Try any electrolyte solution and tube the snake with that. Ringers lactate also works like a charm. If you know a nurse they can get it from most hospitals. It comes in a drip bag but if you keep it cool it lasts for a while.

Soak the snake in a container of very luke warm water for a few days as well. Make sure the snake can rest its head without breathing in water and change the water twice a day.
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Postby Miranda » Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:20 pm

Snakes Incorporated wrote:Snake dehydration.

One Tablespoon of sugar.
One Teaspoon of salt.
One Liter of water.
10% body weight.


I am not a doctor but trust me it works.


Cool. cool. what does one do with this recipe?
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Postby LAMB Pythons » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:35 pm

Miranda wrote:
Snakes Incorporated wrote:Snake dehydration.

One Tablespoon of sugar.
One Teaspoon of salt.
One Liter of water.
10% body weight.


I am not a doctor but trust me it works.


Cool. cool. what does one do with this recipe?

Hi Miranda, its used to rehydrate your reptiles when their dehydrated.

What works wonders too is a 1:1 Powerade and water solution.
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Re: Dehydration

Postby Miranda » Sun Aug 05, 2012 6:15 pm

Aha, thank you :P
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Re: Dehydration

Postby newbe » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:21 pm

Hi guys. What are some of the signs of dehydration in ball pythons for example? Just so that I can keep a look out for any of the symptoms in the future with my pets.
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Re: Dehydration

Postby Bushviper » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:33 am

Dry dull skin and when you pull the skin away from the body it does not spring back straight away.
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