The tip of my beardies tail....

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The tip of my beardies tail....

Postby AliHat » Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:54 pm

The tip of is tail looks very strange. Looking back at the first pictures of him as a baby it was like this then. I’ve noticed as he grows it continues to look even stranger. I don’t think it’s tail rot going by pictures online. I will post current pics I just want to know if we need to be worried. Thanks!
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Re: The tip of my beardies tail....

Postby Gormagon » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:00 pm

It's most likely a wound received when he was a hatchling, this happens a lot with the overcrowded conditions they are in. It will eventually drop off on it's own. Just keep an eye on it. Watch for the dried up dark area traveling up the tail, this is a sign of tail rot, which is not present at the moment.
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Re: The tip of my beardies tail....

Postby AliHat » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:25 pm

Gormagon wrote:It's most likely a wound received when he was a hatchling, this happens a lot with the overcrowded conditions they are in. It will eventually drop off on it's own. Just keep an eye on it. Watch for the dried up dark area traveling up the tail, this is a sign of tail rot, which is not present at the moment.

Oh that’s good to know!!! Is there anything I need to do when it drops off?
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Re: The tip of my beardies tail....

Postby Gormagon » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:33 pm

You can dab some regular Neosporin (w/o pain relief) on it or, you can dab some raw honey on it, just make sure there are no loose crickets (or, any other bug) in the enclosure because they will go after the honey and chew on his tail.
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Re: The tip of my beardies tail....

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