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Old 07-08-2009, 11:51 AM
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What wattage bulb are you using at the moment??

Im using a 75 watt at the moment due to the warmer weather and i use a 100w in the winter.

Best thing to do is try a few different watts til you get the temp to around 110, i make sure it cant go over 115 as it could end up frying the poor sods

One of mine is a lazy ass too......he wont go hunting often unless its a wax worm which he will run a mile for lol
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Old 07-08-2009, 11:56 AM
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Lol, yeah, Wallace is the same (kids named him after wallace and gromit). Im not too sure about the bulb, maybe 100W. Im gunna have to get off my lazy ass now and get some more bulbs.

Thanks guys.
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Old 07-08-2009, 01:20 PM
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Ok, so a lower watt bulb? A 60W maybe?

Ours is a 60 watt...I think that will be fine. It's best to chat with someone who really knows their stuff. I'm still a newbie to this too

It's great you came on here though, could have been dangerous. At least now we may know why your beardie may be a bit quiet!

Give him a hug from me
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Gave him a bath earlier, he stunk....he loved it....went for a little swim.

So cute
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:29 PM
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as you can see i keep beardies, tank temps should be cold end 80 degrees ,hot end 115 max ,it can take a few days to settle in , you can try offering veggies which is what i do with my beardies , veggies in the morning and crickets at night i hope this helps feel free to pm me
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:51 PM
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thanks guys, great advice, lots of help.

He seems happier when i gave him a bath, put some roaches in a tub and kept on eye on his temp.
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:20 PM
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Gave him a bath earlier, he stunk....he loved it....went for a little swim.

So cute
We gave Pogo her bath too! She's needing to shed the rest of her skin which is taking ages so we gave her a soak. I'm not sure she loves being in water but she's definately not as stressed about it as she used to be! She's getting used to it. When we first put her in she was not impressed...Blowing herself up and breathing really fast So we took her out. Now we put her in the bath and only put in enough water so she is dry at one end...then she walks into the water herself, means it's totally on her terms. She's happier that way
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