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Hi

I have a large Green Iguana of about 13 years old. He eats like a horse, but is still looking thin. He chunked out nicely in his "prime" and has gradually lost weight but not his appetite. I cant really find anything on the net that I can feed him long term to bump his weight up. Any ideas would be welcome! :?
 

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Hi, first of all welcome to the forum.....right now to it, 13 is a very good age for a captive iguana, it could be something simple like parasites but i would ask if thier are any other differant things...
how quick has the weight lose been?
is it drinking more frequently?
does it abdomen look swollen even though losing weight?
is it neck swollen (not the normal jowels)
 

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do you feed him a wide variety of greens etc? my mates one used to love dandilions and leaves and clover,corriander greens and the occasional peach slice.alot of people make the mistake and feed there iggys iceburg lettuce which hasnt any nutrition at all.

i wish you good luck with ur iggy as they are truelly intresting reptiles :D
 
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