Beardie opens mouth under basking light

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Beardie opens mouth under basking light

Postby beardiemom123 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:03 pm

Hi there. My beardie gapes his mouth open when he sits under his basking light, is he okay?
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Re: Beardie opens mouth under basking light

Postby hdochow » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:27 pm

Yep. Absolutely normal. Around our house, we call it being perfect! "Hello Mr. Sir, are you perfect???!!!" They do it when they are at just the right temp and want to stay that way.
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Re: Beardie opens mouth under basking light

Postby beardiemom123 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:28 pm

Awwww omg that's so cute...I usually pick him up when he gapes his mouth open, should I not do this?
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Re: Beardie opens mouth under basking light

Postby KarrieRee » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:41 pm

Hes adjusting his body temp and that is normal
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Re: Beardie opens mouth under basking light

Postby andreapaa » Mon Jul 12, 2021 9:33 pm

I think they open their mouth to adjust body temperature, nothing to be worried about, mine does it too :D

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