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    X ray of my beardie

    Oh my goodness --- rabbits are not as complex as reptiles -- please look for a new vet www.arav.org type in a bigger cities zip code if your in a small town --- please order on line it is cheaper in the long run
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    New Beardie Owner

    Set it vertical across the tank by the basking light -- take the screen place up to the UVB on the end of the tank butt the screen up to it place the basking light next to it--- or mount it inside w/ some of these things - 3 M velcro command fasteners --- fishing line --- long plastic zip ties...
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    Strange lump on beardie

    Not sure what I am looking at here - can you post a pic of the front of the belly
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    To Multiple Beardie Owners....

    I have 2 males- they are out at different times - I spend time w/ each of them and it is tricky as I have 6 cats and one dog and one part time dog- all the animals get a long the cats could careless and the dogs ignore the dragons-
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    Crazy behavior from adult dragon

    Where does he sit for his uvb rays? Top shelf or second shelf? If he's on the second shelf is he directly under it?
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    Is my setup ok?

    https://www.chewy.com/flukers-100w-basking-reptile-bulb/dp/336436 https://www.petmountain.com/product/flukers-basking-bulb-incandescent-reptile-light https://www.petmountain.com/product/exo-terra-intense-basking-spot-lamp?variant=8233...
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    Crazy behavior from adult dragon

    ok make sure your distance is 12-15 inches w/ the basking decor directly under it for the UVB -- temps sound good I would however get 2 digital probe thermometers for your tank - those are the most accurate and IR guns can be off --- it sounds like puberty -- I would take some things out of the...
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    Is my setup ok?

    yes all the above -- but normally for babies its pretty consistent -- increase the feeding and get his surface basking temps to 95-100 --- see if that will help w/ the basking times - he does need to bask more especially at his age - they usually spend the majority of the time under that light...
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    Crazy behavior from adult dragon

    Correct lighting ? Can you please go over it since this is where we always start out w/ first to get it ruled out- how are you taking surface basking temps and what are they? No stick ons please -- what size is the tank ? Usually glass surfing is incorrect temps -- UVB -- the tank is too small...
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    X ray of my beardie

    silk worms --- they are a good staple feeder but are kinda spendy -- your best bet is the nutrigrubs -- he will eat a lot of them as he is a baby / juvie --- the dubia roaches website has the nutrigrubs or you can go here www.symtonbsf.com and the silk worms here are some websites for those -...
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    Is my setup ok?

    Yes your screen will be fine -- see what he does when adjustments are made --- is he pooping ok? He should be pooping about every day as they get older they will slow down on pooping ---
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    X ray of my beardie

    Will flying salads across cage. ? I am not sure what this means -- posting some websites for you www.dubiaroaches.com go by the chart on the website - you dont want to get roaches any bigger than the space between his eyes you can also get nutrigrubs or BSFL from here - I would get medium for...
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    Is my setup ok?

    The basking bulb looks to have a yellowish hue to it -- you dont want that - you want to mimic the sun so to speak and we always recommend a clear solid bright white bulb - I dont know if that bulb is offering UVA or not but the ones I recommended do --- switch it out and see what he does -...
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    New Beardie Owner

    I posted my 20 gallon tank up above --- on the tank of mine there was no screen I took it off -- and yes please get rid of the walnut shell - it is toxic to dragons --- paper towels would be good for now --- you can get some textured NON adhesive shelf liner from Walmart or your local home...
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    X ray of my beardie

    Please no meal worms for a staple feeder ---- more risk for impaction - they have a outer shell that is very harsh on babies and young ones stomachs and w/ him having back leg issues thats not good --- please get a staple feeder like dubia roaches or BSFL or silk worms --- those would be better...
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    Feeding Pak-man

    Oh my goodness you got a hefty boy there -- and yes get him out of his tank and let him run your LR floor - make sure there are no other animals around and block off places he can get under that you cant get him out of --- If hes eating his salads good offer more of those and feed only the...
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    X ray of my beardie

    Please get rid of the grass hammock - it sounds like he might of gotten his nail caught in it causing the injury- if you want to keep a hammock I would lower it and get a cloth or a fleece one www.etsy.com or www.pamperedbeardies.com
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    New Beardie Owner

    The UVB needs to be unobstructed not the basking light - the basking light can sit on the screen its the UVB bulb that needs to be unobstructed - you can place the screen half way or 3/4 on the tank w/ the UVB at the end of the tank going vertical and the screen butted up to the UVB fixture w/...
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    Is my setup ok?

    Please raise the basking bulb to at least 6 inches if you haft to cut the top please do - your running the risk of him getting burned - hes not basking because the bulb is too close and I am gonna say too hot--- please get 2 digital probe thermometers place on the spot where he would bask and...
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    New Beardie Owner

    The 5.0 is good for your 20 gallon --- please make sure its not obstructed w/ the screen they cannot go thru screen and a piece of basking decor directly underneath 6-8 inches - for reference here is a pic of my 20 gallon set up when Blaze was around 2-3 months old - the UVB is vertical on the...
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