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Help!!

I posted a thread last week about how one of our crestie babies had a cut on her back, well we thought they'd been fighting so we seperated them, took them to a vet and he said he wasn't worried about the cut, well some great vet he was because we found one of them dead this morning :(

The other one (which was in good health when we went to the vets) is in pretty bad shape too now, she's got a wound on her back that looks nasty, all her skin has come off and you can see her pink insides. It's happened really quickly, could it be some kind of skin disease?

She's under my 24 hour care now and we're taking her to a reptile specialist in Loughborough tomorrow. She's eating a mix of baby food and calcium at the mo and seems to be ok but is there anything I can do to meanwhile?
 

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its not those damn pesky crickets coming out when your not looking and having a nibble is it ? seen this with beardies :? just a shot in the dark really but thought it worthwhile mentioning ? hope it pulls through
 

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You mentionned they were still juveniles on your first post.So they are not accurately sexed i guess?
Cresties can be difficult to sex,some males are not obviously identifiable as males before 10-12 months old,though on some specimens you can make the difference at 6-8 months.
Also be aware that you have 1 female for 5-6 males on the average sex ration of the species (this is why females are usually more expensive).
I'm afraid they were both males and they must have fought to death at night.As their bites do not always cause open wounds but may cause internal damage,invisible from the outside,they can well have caused each other internal bleedings,severe unseen damage like large internal bruises,or other unnoticed lethal wounds.
Sorry for your loss,but i think this is likely to be the explanation :?
 
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