Beardie acting different

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Beardie acting different

Postby SofiaSal » Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:47 pm

Hello, i have a 10 month old bearded dragon ( he’s between 9 or 10) and he’s been acting different, i’ve suspected it could be because of the cold season but i’ve read that he was too young to be brumating. He stopped eating as much, i used to give him crickets but switched to super worms but he won’t even eat those, he poops every two weeks and he’s been lethargic, not moving as much but he’s active. I’m not sure how i could get him to eat or what i should do. I had him checked for parasites and he doesn’t have any but i’m mostly worried about his weight. if anyone has any tips please help! He as well looks too small for his age
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Re: Beardie acting different

Postby KarrieRee » Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:38 am

We need basking temps and how your taking them-- NO stick ons they are inaccurate --- UVB brand and bulb is it a coil or a tube? Where in the tank is the UVB ? Top of screen or inside the tank? Temps need to be taken w/ a digital probe thermometer -- these things I am asking about are the most important thing in the tank -- they control the behavior and overall health of the dragon
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Re: Beardie acting different

Postby SofiaSal » Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:33 am

KarrieRee wrote:We need basking temps and how your taking them-- NO stick ons they are inaccurate --- UVB brand and bulb is it a coil or a tube? Where in the tank is the UVB ? Top of screen or inside the tank? Temps need to be taken w/ a digital probe thermometer -- these things I am asking about are the most important thing in the tank -- they control the behavior and overall health of the dragon


The basking spot is 95F-- I take them with a digital thermometer, The UVB brand is Thrive Dessert, it's a dome but I've been saving up to buy the tube. The UVB is on the top screen right next to the basking light
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Re: Beardie acting different

Postby KarrieRee » Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:47 am

Please get rid of the thrive coil ASAP if your tank is a 40+ gallon I recommend a Zoo Med fixture 24" w/ a Reptisun 10.0 T 5 and you need to get this ASAP- try online most petstores do not carry the length or the T 5 bulbs
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