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      Over the summer, I took a two week trip to my parents. I decided to power feed for a couple of weeks beforehand, so they'd have good fat reserves to hold them over, while they fasted during a normally plentiful season.

      Unfortunately this threw 3 of them into premolt, sooner than I had expected them to go. The problem was I wasn't home to keep their humidity up...
      2 had molted by the time I got back, one of which had a very difficult time, due to the low humidity. The third molted a day later, after a good drink. The one that had a rough molt took weeks to recover.

      This has been the only problem I've had from power feeding (during my short time as a t-keeper) but it's something to keep in mind. If molts are coming up, be careful.

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