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Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:15 pm

My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby KarrieRee » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:18 pm

That would be my guess but as for the jelly like substance mmm not sure on that one-- are you feeding any kind of supplements? If so what? What are your basking temps? It looks like there is undigested food as well --- NO stickon for temp taking - they are inaccurate
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Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:24 pm

KarrieRee wrote:That would be my guess but as for the jelly like substance mmm not sure on that one-- are you feeding any kind of supplements? If so what? What are your basking temps? It looks like there is undigested food as well --- NO stickon for temp taking - they are inaccurate
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Hi, thanks for replying! I do use supplements (a calcium and a multi vitamin). The temperature where he basks is currently at 89.8°f.
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby KarrieRee » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:38 pm

Basking temp is not high enough --- babies 105-110 and adults / juvies 95-110- please get your basking temps up either by raising decor piece or increase higher wattage bulb ---- and they need to be taken w/ a digital probe thermometer or infrared heat gun- I do not think the supplements would cause the jelly type substance but the incorrect heat temp might --- some one else would need to weigh in on he cause of that - the undigested food is also caused by incorrect basking temps
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Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:40 pm

KarrieRee wrote:Basking temp is not high enough --- babies 105-110 and adults / juvies 95-110- please get your basking temps up either by raising decor piece or increase higher wattage bulb ---- and they need to be taken w/ a digital probe thermometer or infrared heat gun- I do not think the supplements would cause the jelly type substance but the incorrect heat temp might --- some one else would need to weigh in on he cause of that - the undigested food is also caused by incorrect basking temps
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Okay, perfect thank you for letting me know! I’ll make sure to order a hotter bulb. Thanks for your help!
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Wickedpogana » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:06 pm

Vanessawhite99 wrote:My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


This is my first post and I am unfamiliar with the site so I’m sorry if I put it in the wrong place.

What are your staple feeders? Its most likely the raspberry came out undigested they cannot digest without tempatures 95 or greater . Do you have a uvb bulb? If so what kind . Id set a space heater on the floor near the tank until you get a better bulb it will raise the ambeint tempature just make sure it isnt too hot need a tool to measure the heat aka a tempature gun with foods of that color isnt the best at this time as you wont be able to tell if theirs blood could me more undigested food in his belly sitting unpassed which can rot you have to make sure ur tempatures are good before feeding and make sure you arent feeding 2 hours before the lights go out they need to to properly digest
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:11 pm

Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


This is my first post and I am unfamiliar with the site so I’m sorry if I put it in the wrong place.

What are your staple feeders? Its most likely the raspberry came out undigested they cannot digest without tempatures 95 or greater . Do you have a uvb bulb? If so what kind . Id set a space heater on the floor near the tank until you get a better bulb it will raise the ambeint tempature just make sure it isnt too hot need a tool to measure the heat aka a tempature gun


For feeder insects I feed him mainly crickets and the occasional horn worm. I just bought a new heat bulb (online ofcourse) that should come in tomorrow. I do have a uvb bulb and I’m not exactly sure what kind it is but it’s my understanding that it also admits heat. I’m assuming that the bulb just had to be replaced and I had not taken the temperature in a while so I didn’t notice.
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby KarrieRee » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:18 pm

It's a All In One-- ? Look on the bulb it will tell you-- brand and wattage please- you need a separate UVB the all in ones often do not emit enough UVB-- I would invest in a 24" fixture w/ a reflector and Reptisun 10.0 bulb - a T 5- it will compliment the All In One-- that is another reason for the odd poops- but mostly he needs it to be able to absorb the calcium
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Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:24 pm

KarrieRee wrote:It's a All In One-- ? Look on the bulb it will tell you-- brand and wattage please- you need a separate UVB the all in ones often do not emit enough UVB-- I would invest in a 24" fixture w/ a reflector and Reptisun 10.0 bulb - a T 5- it will compliment the All In One-- that is another reason for the odd poops- but mostly he needs it to be able to absorb the calcium
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I don’t think it’s an all in one I just think it emits heat. It’s an exo terra 13 watt uvb bulb. The heat bulb was also exo terra, 100 watt. I’m assuming one on the bulbs were dead and that’s why the temp was so low. It’s never usually like that.
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Wickedpogana » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:32 pm

Vanessawhite99 wrote:
Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


This is my first post and I am unfamiliar with the site so I’m sorry if I put it in the wrong place.

What are your staple feeders? Its most likely the raspberry came out undigested they cannot digest without tempatures 95 or greater . Do you have a uvb bulb? If so what kind . Id set a space heater on the floor near the tank until you get a better bulb it will raise the ambeint tempature just make sure it isnt too hot need a tool to measure the heat aka a tempature gun


For feeder insects I feed him mainly crickets and the occasional horn worm. I just bought a new heat bulb (online ofcourse) that should come in tomorrow. I do have a uvb bulb and I’m not exactly sure what kind it is but it’s my understanding that it also admits heat. I’m assuming that the bulb just had to be replaced and I had not taken the temperature in a while so I didn’t notice.

If its a coil uvb its inadequet and hes getting no uvb you need a UVB TUBE LIGHT either a t5 or t8 REPTISUN 10.0 it doesnt emit heat it gives them what they need to process calcium and devolep bone growth by the sounds of it you have a coil bulb which does nothing and which case im wrong and you have the tube bulb then is fine but if not a tube you need to upgrade becuase the coils cause eye issues and doesnt benefit the dragon in any way as the uvb doesnt penertrate anything and is just going in the direction of where its at where the tube streches aross a wide area the uvb bulb doesnt emit heat but the fixture might get a little warm. The coils emit a nasty blue tinted light aswell which isnt good
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Vanessawhite99 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:34 pm

Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:
Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


This is my first post and I am unfamiliar with the site so I’m sorry if I put it in the wrong place.

What are your staple feeders? Its most likely the raspberry came out undigested they cannot digest without tempatures 95 or greater . Do you have a uvb bulb? If so what kind . Id set a space heater on the floor near the tank until you get a better bulb it will raise the ambeint tempature just make sure it isnt too hot need a tool to measure the heat aka a tempature gun


For feeder insects I feed him mainly crickets and the occasional horn worm. I just bought a new heat bulb (online ofcourse) that should come in tomorrow. I do have a uvb bulb and I’m not exactly sure what kind it is but it’s my understanding that it also admits heat. I’m assuming that the bulb just had to be replaced and I had not taken the temperature in a while so I didn’t notice.

If its a coil uvb its inadequet and hes getting no uvb you need a UVB TUBE LIGHT either a t5 or t8 REPTISUN 10.0 it doesnt emit heat it gives them what they need to process calcium and devolep bone growth by the sounds of it you have a coil bulb which does nothing and which case im wrong and you have the tube bulb then is fine but if not a tube you need to upgrade becuase the coils cause eye issues and doesnt benefit the dragon in any way as the uvb doesnt penertrate anything and is just going in the direction of where its at where the tube streches aross a wide area the uvb bulb doesnt emit heat but the fixture might get a little warn


Yes, it is a coil bulb. I didn’t know they did that, I do now. I’ll cancel my order and get a tube one! Thanks for the help, it’s greatly appreciated.
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Wickedpogana » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:36 pm

If its warm enough outside in your area take him out so he can get uvb rays from the sun and MAKE SURE OUTSIDE TEMPS ARE OKAY he will be able to bask in the right temps if is warm enough outside just find something hot not too hot for him to bask on maybe your car hood or a rock
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Re: Bearded dragon poop pink and gooey?

Postby Wickedpogana » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:38 pm

Vanessawhite99 wrote:
Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:
Wickedpogana wrote:
Vanessawhite99 wrote:My bearded dragon pooped in his tank as per usual, only this time I found it was pink and a jelly-like consistency. He’s very healthy and energetic, and still is. However, I still am slightly concerned. I fed him raspberries last night and I’m thinking that is likely the cause but better safe than sorry![Click image to enlarge]


This is my first post and I am unfamiliar with the site so I’m sorry if I put it in the wrong place.

What are your staple feeders? Its most likely the raspberry came out undigested they cannot digest without tempatures 95 or greater . Do you have a uvb bulb? If so what kind . Id set a space heater on the floor near the tank until you get a better bulb it will raise the ambeint tempature just make sure it isnt too hot need a tool to measure the heat aka a tempature gun


For feeder insects I feed him mainly crickets and the occasional horn worm. I just bought a new heat bulb (online ofcourse) that should come in tomorrow. I do have a uvb bulb and I’m not exactly sure what kind it is but it’s my understanding that it also admits heat. I’m assuming that the bulb just had to be replaced and I had not taken the temperature in a while so I didn’t notice.

If its a coil uvb its inadequet and hes getting no uvb you need a UVB TUBE LIGHT either a t5 or t8 REPTISUN 10.0 it doesnt emit heat it gives them what they need to process calcium and devolep bone growth by the sounds of it you have a coil bulb which does nothing and which case im wrong and you have the tube bulb then is fine but if not a tube you need to upgrade becuase the coils cause eye issues and doesnt benefit the dragon in any way as the uvb doesnt penertrate anything and is just going in the direction of where its at where the tube streches aross a wide area the uvb bulb doesnt emit heat but the fixture might get a little warn


Yes, it is a coil bulb. I didn’t know they did that, I do now. I’ll cancel my order and get a tube one! Thanks for the help, it’s greatly appreciated.
The heat bulb should be like a halogen bulb as the tube is for the uvb you still need a heat bulb as temp at 89 isnt got enough your cool should be around 70-80 and bask area 95 to 105... 110 at max
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Postby KarrieRee » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:39 pm

Get rid of the 13 watt bulb that is a coil and no good! Please replace w/ what I posted -- for your tank you need 2 bulbs--- the exo Terra bright white basking bulb 100 watt if it is keeping temps to 95-110--- the Reptisun 10.0 bulb T 5- you can take him out side if your temps are 65 or higher and you can use a plastic tote no glass- set him in direct sunlight for 15 minutes---- that will equal out to around 4 hrs of uvb
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Postby Wickedpogana » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:39 pm

What size is the enclosure
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