Need help rescued bearded dragon!

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Need help rescued bearded dragon!

Postby BRIANRUY155 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:19 pm

Hello I work at petco. It's the only job in my area that deals with animals so any way. I was at work last week when a lady come in and asked if we could adopt a bearded dragon and my manager said no cause she said it was sick because they weren't caring for it properly. So later that night she brought me the beardie cause I said I'd care for it now currently I don't have money for the vet but I do for the proper equipment he needs they had him a terribly small heat lamp witch I've already upgrade but they had 13 watt CFL uvb bulbs . The beardie cant walk i assume early onset mbd. But he loves to eat dusted crickets and super worms all bowl movements are good. What can I do to improve his situation.
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Re: Need help rescued bearded dragon!

Postby KarrieRee » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:31 pm

Make sure you have the proper UVB -- I would invest in a 24" fixture w/ reflector for a 40+ gallon tank and a Reptisun 10.0 T 5 bulb --- make sure your basking temps are 95-110 taken w/ a digital probe thermometer --- can you post pics of him so some of the really experienced on here can see him and help out click on XIMG at the top of the message box then click on the pic it should post
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