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oddsleepjunkie 31-07-2009 05:33 PM

Bearded Dragons-Smell?
 
I've heard some people say bearded dragons are very smelly!:sick: Is this true, just out of interest? Or do some think they smell bad and other people dont?:lol2:

Charlottie 31-07-2009 05:36 PM

Their feaces(sp) stinks IMO but thats it really and as long as you spot clean it doesnt stink for long! But tbh i dont think there is an animal whos feaces doesnt stink!

HushSilk 31-07-2009 05:37 PM

sometimes when they have been to the toilet n then walked through it they can smell, they also have their own lizard smell lol they all smell different in there own way

oddsleepjunkie 31-07-2009 06:53 PM

Lizard smell :mrgreen: 0_0 Now that's an unusual perfume i'd like to see! :lol2:

wilson1203 01-08-2009 12:15 AM

My lizard doesn't ever seem to smell apart from when he has just had a poo. as long as you dont leave it there for long and clean it up when you notice it, it should be fine. If the viv does seem to smell after a while just replace sand or whatever you use and give everything a good clean..

If the lizard does get covered in his own poo just give him a bath. I can only ever smell my lizard when he is directly below my nose. I personally think crickets have a horrible smell though!!!!

DanP 01-08-2009 12:24 AM

Our beardie doesn't smell. His poo does a bit, but that's easy to clean up.

imginy 01-08-2009 02:32 AM

Mine used to smell when I had sand in there but switched to tiles and no more smells. : victory:

jools 02-08-2009 09:29 AM

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Originally Posted by imginy (Post 4421153)
Mine used to smell when I had sand in there but switched to tiles and no more smells. : victory:

Yes I think that is key. Loose substrates absorb smells and even if you spot clean some of the "moisture" will be left in the sand and this will smell.

Dynamos Dragons 02-08-2009 09:37 AM

My beardies dont smell there poop does tho :whistling2: I keep mine on sand and that doesnt chuck up a stink:Na_Na_Na_Na:

Modern Dinosaurs 02-08-2009 09:47 AM

Ours are on Chipsi bark which is spot cleaned throughout the day changed once a week with a viv deep clean every 2 weeks, the beardies get a weekly bath all this keeps any smell away i know people say they dont have time but we have over 50 reptiles and more on the way and we manage.


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