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  1. Lizards
    Hello, I am new here. I have 4 Leopard Geckos, and we bought a microscope this summer. So, I am checking the poop from the Geckos šŸ¤¢šŸ˜‰ Everything started from the Pinworms, I wanted to follow if the Geckos still have the eggs from them, after treating the geckos with Panacur. Now I have found...
  2. Snakes
    would love to hear how people apply ARDAP with vivariums , specifically housing young boas (10 months) hear many scare stories of both ARDAP & Callingtons an would like to hear peoples personal experiences using ARDAP specifically. Please specify: 1. your application routene 2. what species...
  3. Snakes
    Hi all, My ball has mites, and my local shop has a product called Ophinol by Sera that they recommend. I've done a google but can't find anything, is it good? How do you use it? Do you need to rehouse the snake for 24hrs (or more?) or can you use it like Callington's? If I want to use...
  4. Equipment Classifieds
    Top of Descent is the best reptile insecticide spray on the market. We supply it in 40g aerosol cans containing World Health Organisation recommended and approved insecticides together with a non-flammable, non-CFC propellant approved for use with reptiles. Containing 2% d-phenothrin which is...
  5. Lizards
    Lately I bought a young blue tongue skink from a guy who's giving up this hobby. He looks like an advanced keeper. He even has a Caiman lizard. The skink lived in a nice large vivarium. He claimed it was captive bred. I didn't notice it has mites at his place. The guy has a lot of snakes and I...
  6. Snakes
    Hello, I purchased a CB13 boa about 3 months ago now and pretty much since I've got him he has had on and off mites. I first used mite off and had a bit of success, seeing no sign of mites for a few weeks, but then I spotted a few more on him. I then purchased some beaphar reptile mite spray...
  7. Snakes
    I have just changed my snakes water bowl. Saw lots of muck on the bottom of it, exchanged it for another bowl and took it outside to see it in better light. i saw a tiny, tiny, tiny little creepy crawly, looked yellow to me but was so small i really can't be sure. It was moving around. So i...
  8. Snakes
    Just a quick question for those that have done mite treatment. How many weeks do you normally treat for mites so far i have treated my vivs once a week for the last 2 weeks, should i do a 3rd week to be safe?
  9. Snakes
    Hi all, So after spraying mite spray in all my snakes enclosures normally i would just spot clean on the wood chip and do a full clean when needed, so how often should i change the kitchen towel/news paper while evicting mites?
  10. Lizards
    Spotted a tiiiiiiny white bug in my leopard gecko's viv. It was crawling about on the slate I have him on. Only saw the one. I've been reading up a bit and I think it's probably wood mites, was just wondering if anyone knew/had any experience with these, and if they're as "unharmful" as the...
  11. Snakes
    Checked on my Boa as he has been in his favourite hide for the last couple of days as he is shedding and when I got him out, I noticed a tiny black mark on his head, I knew this wasn't part of his pattern and I picked a tiny black bug off of him that looked like a little beetle, which I swiftly...
  12. Snakes
    Hi All, I have had my Corn Snake for nearly 6 weeks now. He is approximately 60cm and was in great health when I purchased him. I had the choice of five corns and after comparing them all, holding them and reassessing, he was the pick. At the end of the first week he shed his skin and then two...
  13. Snakes
    So suprise suprise my snakes have mites again, thanks to orchid bark. First off, 2/2 bags i have opened have brought me mites, compared to the many many bags of aspen i have opened which none have contained mites, for those saying that orchid bark shouldnt be blamed for mites, i disagree. I will...
  14. Snakes
    Iv seen a lot of threads asking about which of the two is better and both get good reviews. I thought I would show the difference in size. I paid Ā£12 for the ardap and twice that for the callingtons.
  15. Snakes
    Ok so I noticed my burm had mites, I've been bathing her and kept her a little drier and quarantined whist waiting for my callingtons to arrive, they seem to have disappeared themselves, I'm still gonna treat her as it has arrived today, but I also have 4 other snakes 2 bloods a BRB and a royal...
  16. Snakes
    re: boa with mites 48hrs in water bowl just wondering whether or not i should remove water bowl tonight?? i was due to de-mite as found mites on sunday evening but since then iv ordered callingtons and it was supposed t be ere tday ( gd ol royal mail ay ) anyways i cant do it till it comes...
  17. Lizards
    I have spotted a tiny creature on my chinese water dragon and Im worried it is a mite. What to they look like?
  18. Snakes
    To chaps and chapeses of RFUK who know a heck more than i do, is it possible to create a 'Mite Sticky Thread/Post' With the amount of 'Mite threads' that pop up asking the same questoins as the previoues 100 posts before it. I know the first time i found the little blighters my first thought...
  19. Snakes
    I bought a pair of rough scales a little while ago and found that they had mites and so I seperated them from the rest of the collection but now i've checked them all today and another 4 snakes have now got mites and I have ordered some callingtons as people on here said it was the best but its...
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