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Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby Steve1878 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:06 am

Hi my 2 year old has laid 15 eggs today. I feel bad as I should have seen it coming as she was glass surfing alot but I just thought the new uv light and warmer weather had perked her up. Anyway I didn't sort out a lay box or anything and now she's not eating and very lathergic so I was just wondering if there was anything I could do to help after the event the eggs are infertile.
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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby CooperDragon » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:07 am

She may not be done so a dig box still might be worthwhile. Keep a close eye on her behavior though if she continues to be lethargic you may want to have a vet check her out. Offer her plenty of water as well as calcium rich foods like collard greens and black soldier fly larvae to help replenish her calcium reserves.
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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby Steve1878 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:32 am

Thanks cooper. I don't know where she's been hiding them she didn't seem any rounder than before. Will sort something out for her.
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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby Steve1878 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:23 pm

I couldn't get any calci/Phoenix worms but she's just eaten a lot (more than I'd usually let her) of very heavily dusted supers and drank loads of water which she rarely touches (i usually end up getting her to lick it off my finger) so I guess that's good. She does scare me to death though when she decides to drink in the bath or like today she starts stretching and black bearding as if it's making her wretch but settled down again now thankfully. How will I know when she's done laying eggs?
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Postby CooperDragon » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:46 pm

It's a good sign that she's eating and drinking. I'm not sure how to tell when she's done. From what I've read she may stop digging behavior and her appetite may start to pick back up.
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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby Steve1878 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:02 pm

So she stopped trying to dig or glass surf after laying the one clutch so I assume she's done laying now. I'm a little concerned though she seems to be on her basking spot virtually all the time now even when I take her out she wonders nearly straight back to the viv to bask again. She's also not pooped since laying is that normal? She's having water daily and I'm dusting a lot with some calci worms due to arrive Tuesday.
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Re: Laid infertile eggs anything I can do to help?

Postby claudiusx » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:23 pm

If her feedings have increased like you stated she may just be needing to bask longer to help digest. What are her temps at her basking surface?

Constantly basking isnt a behaviour I'd be worried about as long as temperatures are proper.

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