Won’t eat and is jumpy

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Won’t eat and is jumpy

Postby ajpollnow18 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:12 pm

So my bearded dragon hasn’t been eating for me lately, we where giving her about 5-6 super worms a day for a couple moths cause we where trying to grow our roach farm thing, then when the roaches where good for her to eat we took her off the worms and tried to feed her roaches, about 7-10 small ones a day. She just turned a year old so I’m feeding her ounce in the morning and then ounce before bed. She ate the roaches for about a week and now she refuses to eat them. We give her a salad of carrots and dandelion leaves and she eats that perfectly fine. Also she is puffing out at me a lot more and like jumps when I move and stuff. I try to take her out and like calm her down my stroking her back but it takes about an hour for her to calm down. I’ve had her sense she was a month old and i don’t know why she’s like this. Please help, I’m worried about her.
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Re: Won’t eat and is jumpy

Postby Drache613 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:45 pm

Hello,

They can go through behavioral changes here & there but we can review your tank setup
to be sure it is all correct.
Which UVB are you using, a long tube type of bulb or a compact/coil light? What are the
temperatures in the tank currently?
What type of supplementation are you giving?
If you can post some pictures too that would be helpful so we can see the lighting placement
& overall setup, as well as your dragon's condition, too.
Sometimes when they hit puberty, they might become a bit more aggressive perhaps or
hormonal.

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Re: Won’t eat and is jumpy

Postby KarrieRee » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:03 am

And it also sounds like shes addicted to the super worms -- you may have a hard time getting her to eat the roaches now --- keep offering them but we definitely need to see the lighting or tell us what your using for UVB --- brand and bulb coil or tube ??????????? This is important
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Re: Won’t eat and is jumpy

Postby ajpollnow18 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:06 am

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Re: Won’t eat and is jumpy

Postby ajpollnow18 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:08 am

This is what her take set up is, her temperature is currently 85 degrees but it turned on about an hour ago so it isn’t fully heated up, she normally sleeps in until around 10:30 and I try not to wake her up because I hear that it’s bad. The uvb light is in the middle.
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