Goop in eyes!! why?

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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:42 pm

So adorable! Makes me want more beardies!
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:51 pm

:lol: me too!!!!!!!
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby AHBD » Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:21 pm

Babies are always adorable. :) Raw honey watered down a bit can help, use it 2-3X a day if you can with a new clean eyedropper. Be sure there aren't any loose insects in the tank though if you use honey because they'd be attracted to the honey. You can also use Terramycin eye ointment.

The problem may be with the lights, some of the coil/compact uvb may cause eye problems or if it's too cold or too hot they can develop eye problems. If you can order new uvb bulb that might help. The Arcadia 12% or the Reptisun 10.0 t5 long tube flourescent are the best.
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:22 am

Here is a link to the ointment AHBD mentioned. If the honey is not working for you.
http://www.beautifuldragons.com/Terramycin.html
I would take his advice on the UVB as well.
Hope they are doing well today! Let us know how they are doing with the honey.

Here is another I just came across too
http://www.bug-de-lite.com/store/index. ... Terramycin
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:08 pm

Hello! the babies are doing much better and the honey solution seems to be working!!!! i might get that cream i don't know yet, it sounds interesting!!!! so the uvb bulb is just a few weeks old and i had on one of my adult BD and she did fine with it, but do you think it could be different for the babies? I've never had a tube light before so i don't know what they are like.
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:10 pm

what do tube lights look like?
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:32 pm

Not sure what size your tank is but you can choose which size you need. I use these for my BDs
http://www.petmountain.com/product/rept ... bulbs.html
These are one of the highly recommended UVB

And a fixture like this for it https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016X ... UTF8&psc=1
One lamp is just for bright light and the other for your uvb.

Best thing is to find a way to mount it inside. Its better not to have anything between the BD and UVB.
(No screen, plastic, or glass etc.)
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:44 pm

they are in a 10 gal tank
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:21 pm

By the way that is wonderful the babies are doing better. From the links I sent I guess you can describe the set-up like a fish tank. The light spreads through the whole tank this way. Just get the size that will fit just inside. As long as they keep improving with the honey I don't think you need to worry about the ointment. The coil/compact lamps have been proven to cause eye injury, just like AHBD said.
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:55 am

Hi, so i changed the bulb's today i think the newer one is much better, i will let you decide, it says that it is a mini size compact fluorescent is that what they need? by the way the honey stuff is working one of the babies cleared up :D :D :D !!!!!!! but im not going stop in till they all clear up :D

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this is the old one

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and here's the new one is this better or do i still need the tube one?
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:50 am

:D
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:21 am

I'm not that familiar with that one. Im thinking it's not good because it's compact but I'm sure someone will weight in on that here.
That's so wonderful the honey is working!
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby Birdy » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:53 pm

hi so here's an update i stop using the honey and turned off the uvb to let their eyes heal and they are slowly opening their eyes :blob8: :D :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: and so since i have the light off they are getting lot's of calcium :D so i'm a happy beardi owner :D :D :blob8: :blob8:
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Re: Goop in eyes!! why?

Postby kyleena29 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:20 pm

It looks like that compact could of been part of the issue. Are you getting them the tube kind? Sounds like they are getting better! Don't have them without uvb too long they need it to process that calcium.
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