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Old 18-09-2012, 03:22 PM
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I managed to stroke him today!

Had my hand in the tank beside him today (twice) on both occasions I left it next to him and didn't move for a minute or so. Then I lightly stroked his back for about a minute he didn't flinch. If anything I kept thinking he was going to mistake my fingers as a worm! Lol

He looks fat today but he did have 25 mealworms yesterday :-(




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Old 19-09-2012, 03:52 PM
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He has begun to shed. You can see his tail looks like its split.


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Is it imperative to remove any crickets left in the tank after feeding?
I think they're size 3?
Just under 1cm long in size. He's left about 3 or 4 and they keep burying under his log.


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Old 19-09-2012, 04:41 PM
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Can't top any of the advice, Bradley and bluemoon have given very very in-depth great advice.

The only thing i can add is that as they get older they calm down significantly, a little tip would be, every time you walk by the viv just put your hand in and let him come to you, so he learns you arent anything to fear.

Great little lizards.


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Old 19-09-2012, 04:42 PM
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Only just seen the photos guard that bulb!
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He has begun to shed. You can see his tail looks like its split.
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Question:
Is it imperative to remove any crickets left in the tank after feeding?
I think they're size 3?
Just under 1cm long in size. He's left about 3 or 4 and they keep burying under his log.


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I would not leave any live food in with lizards as the can/will irritate you lizard in his sleep, by biting climbing on, it only takes a few minutes to check a viv, this will give you little fella a peaceful nights sleep, the last thing you want is a stressed lizard.

Well that my opinion on the subject lol
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Old 28-10-2012, 12:28 PM
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Does he look too fat?
A little worried that our Beardie has become a bit podgy
He eats approx 25-40 mealworms per day. Lots of veg and about 5 med locusts every other day.




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Does he look too fat?
A little worried that our Beardie has become a bit podgy
He eats approx 25-40 mealworms per day. Lots of veg and about 5 med locusts every other day.

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Are you feeding mealworms as a main diet ?? as he seems to be eating a lot of them, personally I would you mealworms as a staple diet.

he looks a bit plump some beardies just do has he been for a poo lately? how much does he eat in the average day.
When basking beardies will often "flatten themselves out" in order to absorb more heat,
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Old 28-10-2012, 01:16 PM
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He poos everyday
He eats spring greens, parsley, basil and kale. We put it in there everyday
Every other day we feed him 5 med locusts as well and 2 or 3 wax worms per week.


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He poos everyday
He eats spring greens, parsley, basil and kale. We put it in there everyday
Every other day we feed him 5 med locusts as well and 2 or 3 wax worms per week.


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Does he eat 20-30 mealworms a day, and then locusts and wax worm a couple of times a week?
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