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  1. Feeder
    Hi all, Yesterday I cleaned out the container I keep the mealworms in, after finishing I dried it off, put a few chunks of carrot in and then put the mealworms back in, they were eating away, happy days. When I woke up today however, I had a look to see how they were doing and pretty much all...
  2. Lizards
    Ok, I am new to this, so very basic questions coming from me. I have a cricket keeper and it has water and potato in it at the moment. So I was wondering, if I was to put better food in there, some kind of gut load mix, would I have to also gut load them? I am guessing potato isn't good enough...
  3. Lizards
    Hi, i all ready give my crickets and mealworms carrot, potato, greens and dried fish, along with water, but i also tend to use bug grub. My question is should i give the crickets bug grub just prior to feeding them to my leo's, or just put grub in and leave for 24 hours like the rest of the...
  4. Lizards
    I am currently gut loading crickets/locusts using carrots. Is there anything more nutritious and suitable please? Should i put some greens in there as well? Many thanks
  5. Lizards
    I was reading a caresheet on beardies a day or so ago and it said not to feed locusts at room temperature (gut loading, not giving locusts to the dragon) because it won't be digested and instead will rot in their gut and kill them. Only read this in one place so wondering if it's true and how...
  6. Feeder
    Hello, I'm a little confused about this. what do you do ? do u gut load a few or all of them ? Once i have bought them i will transfer them to a bigger tub and then what do i do ? put, veg and fruit in with them. and then when i come to feed my LG get a few crickets and shake them with the...
  7. Newbie Advice
    Hi :) I am currently feeding my two geckos roaches, I am off up town today to buy the roaches some food, I was wondering what is the best thing nutritionally and cheap I can feed them before I feed my leos? Thanks :)
  8. Feeder
    so ive recently ordered in some morio worms which came with loads of newspaper in which they seem to be eating. can i feed then on newspaper or would people advise to feed to them with greens?
  9. Lizards
    a guy in a pet shop that sells reptiles has just suggested feeding locusts flake fish food any1 know if this is a good idea.
  10. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys, First time poster here so be gentle! :lol2: Well I have a Bearded dragon and want to start gut loading my Locusts alot better now. I was thinking about getting a large Faunarium. Like an Exo Terra one and have a bowl for some good gut loading food and for the water. I know that the...
  11. Lizards
    Im sure there has been tons of posts about this already but i was wondering whats the best food for gut loading locusts, well i say food just generally whats the best because you can really class bug grub as food lol, so yeah whats the best thing to gutload locusts?
  12. Lizards
    I mainly gut load my live food with veg and the odd fruit so I was wondering if it is ok and safe to gut load crickets with fish food flakes (for protein). I heard it was ok but thought I'd run it by you lot to see if its ok and safe for my beardies?
  13. Lizards
    hi can anyone help me i have a chinese water dragon i feed her crickets mealworms and locust i dust them all with a high potency calcium balancer and multivitamin supplement i feed her every other day and dust them with this each time, i have been reading about gut loading and was wondering wot...
  14. Lizards
    Hi I am new to herps and have got a Leo 2years old but I am wondering what is best for gutloading his food, I have Mealworms, silent crickets and for a once a week treat waxworms but am unsure what to gutload with as my efforst over the last couple of weeks have ended in more food dying in the...
  15. Lizards
    Ok so Xander is now on YouTube YouTube - Vlog no.1 - introducing Xander I promise the little hiss, I wasn't hurting him, he seems to have this habit of getting himself in odd angles and hissing, I think he's annoyed with himself when he does it LOL also I ask nicely, please no pirate jokes...
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