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Little Meep was hatched on 9/3. Baby is 2 weeks today and weighs 20 grams. Baby was hatched in incubator as parents weren't sitting on eggs. I've been hand feeding him from day one. He's very active, noisy and eating with no problems. After feeding him he still cries for food. Am I not feeding him enough?. I feed him Kaytee hand feeding formula mixed with coconut water, 2.5ml, every 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Mixture Is 1 tablespoon liquid to1 teaspoon formula. Is there anything I can do to help him grow and mature? Thanks!! Sorry, pictures are not very good.
 

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Weigh the baby every morning and feed it 30% of its body weight each feed. So if tomorrow it is 20 grams feed it 2 cc's/mls each feed and keep it warm so it isn't expending calories on trying to heat itself. Also keep it mostly in the dark, a baby that is in the light will be more active and burn more calories.
 

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Try mixing the formula a little thicker. Kaytee dilutes more easily than other brands, and it sounds to me like it might be too watery. The formula should have the consistency of applesauce - thin enough to run a little if you tilt it, but thicker than soup.
 

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It's often recommended to feed no more than 10% of body weight at each feeding. If the crop is too full, it can take too long to empty it, and there's also a risk of overstretching.
 
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