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Size

Postby josalinegreen » Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:16 pm

So, I've had Asteria since mid-November, and at that time she was about 2 months old. I've been feeding her a good diet based on what I've read for her, and we're bonding well, but she is till only about 4-5 inches long and doesn't appear to have grown at all since I got her a few months ago. I was looking for a post I saw on here a few months ago to see if she is undersized for her age. I couldn't find it, but I was still wanting to know that she's healthy. She's starting to get VERY active and seems in good health, just very small. Is this normal?

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Re: Size

Postby Skirkpatrick74 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:45 am

As long as she's active and eating healthy, I wouldn't worry. Jack and Lucy are the same age, but Jack's a little bigger than Lucy. I purchase a food scale from Walmart (for about 20 bucks) and I keep up with their weight, as long as they are not losing, I'm happy. :)
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Re: Size

Postby Joan » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:37 pm

They reach adult size fast, but it takes awhile for them to bulk up.
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Re: Size

Postby josalinegreen » Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:09 am

Thank you so much for the information! She's definitely not losing weight, she just seems to be getting wider and not longer, lol.

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Re: Size

Postby Joan » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:51 pm

josalinegreen wrote:... she just seems to be getting wider and not longer, lol.

That's the way it happens. :twisted:
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