will not eat dubias or crickets

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will not eat dubias or crickets

Postby myagregory1 » Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:26 pm

hey guys. I could really use some help so If anyone has some advice im all ears

My beardie stopped eating her dubias often around novemeber/ decemeber, but I figured she was in brumation, which she was I believe, so It was okay. Then she came out of brumation and ate a few dubias and then she wouldn't even touch one. So, I decided to switch up her diet a bit and gave her superworms, horn worms, and wax worms, and she loved all of them. She had had horn and wax worms in the past but the superworms were new and she could scarf down so many of them. I tried doing dubias again though, and she didn't eat them. So then I switched over to crickets to see if she would eat those and she ate like 10 total and will not touch them anymore, but will still eat horn, super, and wax worms when offered

im so confused!! she will not eat any staple feeder and I have no clue what to do. She cant live on super worms but its the only things she will eat and I hate the idea of her not eating at all.

I thought that maybe she is used to the sweet treat of superworms so now she wont eat the crickets but that doesn't explain why she wouldn't eat the dubias.

I just dont know what to do at this point. She wont eat a staple so I am afraid she is going to get super skinny and starving. At the same time though, she will eat something else when offered so I dont think she has parasites or anything

someone please help, ive been stressing like crazy the past few days ever since trying crickets. I dont know what to do
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Re: will not eat dubias or crickets

Postby KarrieRee » Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:27 am

Common they want worms only ---- get her some silk worms -- they are a great staple feeder -- are you feeding salads? She needs salads every morning ----
www.reptilianarts.com if you order in bulk like 50 you will need to order food as well and they come small -- cupped come w/ food ---
www.coastalsilkworms.com two suppliers west coast and east coast -
www.mulberryfarms.com I dont know if they have any silk worms now
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Re: will not eat dubias or crickets

Postby AHBD » Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:00 am

You just have to cut the worms out . They will not starve themselves but they will eat the right stuff if you wait it out. :)
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