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    I bought a baby AFT about a month ago, she is a little over 2 months old now, and she currently weighs 21 grams according to my scale (hopefully it's accurate) and about 5 inches long. I've been trying to find the ideal weight for a young AFT but haven't been able to find anything exact, but it seems like most AFTs that are a couple months old are still within the 10s of grams. Is mine overweight, and is this a concern?

    I'm also confused as to how much I should feed her. Currently I feed her daily with a variety of small crickets, dubia, and mealworms. I give her what she'll eat within 15 minutes, but usually I stop feeding her at a point because otherwise she never stops eating lol. I dust her food as such:
    Mon - Reptivite w/ D3
    Wed - pure calcium carbonate
    Fri - pure calcium carbonate

    She also has a slight underbite, is this normal within baby AFTs? Will she keep the underbite as she grows?

    I've attached pics of her as well. (she's beautiful and adorable )
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    She looks great! Feed juveniles as much as they want to eat (stopping after a good number of feeders in 15 minutes is fine too). She may slow down as she matures; don't worry about her weight. The underbite is very hard to see and obviously isn't making it difficult for her to eat. Don't worry and enjoy her.

    Aliza

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