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Old 24-12-2008, 09:29 PM
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Jiniwin has been doing this for a while now, she keeps digging up the kitchen towel in her cool end and I have no idea why. Any ideas?

Also, Ive had her since August and she is getting too big for her faunarium, I have seen a 36inch square viv, will that be big enuf for her when she is fully grown?

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Look on the underside of her, is she looking far or have what looks like eggs in their? If so you may want to put some play sand for it to dig into to put eggs.
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Old 24-12-2008, 09:32 PM
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Jiniwin has been doing this for a while now, she keeps digging up the kitchen towel in her cool end and I have no idea why. Any ideas?

Also, Ive had her since August and she is getting too big for her faunarium, I have seen a 36inch square viv, will that be big enuf for her when she is fully grown?

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How old is she? Has she ever been with a male? The reason I ask is because they do this when looking for somewhere to lay eggs.

What are your warm & cool temps?

36 inches is 3 foot which is very big for a single leopard gecko.

A 2x1x1 is the average size vivarium for a single adult
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yup sounds like shes preparing to lay soon
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Do you keep her and your male together? Or have they been introduced to each other at all?
If not, then she`s probably just re-arranging her viv to suit her taste! New year, fresh start and all that
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They have been known to drop eggs even without a male so better just appease the digging.
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Put some sand in, see how she gets on
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Old 25-12-2008, 01:03 AM
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Hmm could this be the Virgin Mary in disguise? Coz she hasn't been with a male lol. And she is only about 5 months old lol.

She looks fine, as in no sign of eggs etc, eating well and shedding well.

I think the viv im looking at is 1.5ft square, so like a cube lol.
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probibly just digging, some of mine do it now and then, males as also?....they just like teariing up the viv....
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Old 25-12-2008, 10:18 AM
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At 5 months it`s nigh on impossible for her to be pregnant or have a phantom pregnancy. As I said, she`s just letting you know what she thinks of her decor! Nah, it`s natural ate - most (nearly all) leos do it.
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