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  1. P

    A couple newbie questions

    hi guys, im a new beardie owner and just have a few questions. 1st is.. i just got my little one a week ago and he’s eating just fine and pooping well so i’m thinking he is healthy. One thing i’m worried about is his hydration. I know that they can go with out water for a while but he does not...
  2. I

    Beardie staying in only one area of enclosure, seems depressed

    My almost 4 month old beardie Monkey has recently been acting strange for the last couple of days. I have a basking spot set up properly, but he seems to only stick to one corner that is on the warm wide of the tank, but only has a basking temp of around 95, and more critically, a UVI of around...
  3. M

    dragons mouth only slightly open ?

    i only very recently started caring for my dragon, so please bear with me if my question seems obvious: my dragon has only recently started basking, as she was left with no basking lamp or any adequate heat source for just about a year before i got her. i checked on her just a few minutes ago...
  4. Carpenter Dad

    Legit baffled here

    So, I’m confused abit here and having some trouble. I have one of these damn tall tanks (24”) and having an issue to get the proper basking temp. The basking lamp is 100W and gets between 93°F-97°F. It would be warmer for him if the little guy would lay on the hammocks, but he insists on the...
  5. J

    Hot room with basking light?

    So I just got a juvenile bearded dragon, and right now my room is comfortable temperature anywhere around 76-85° But now this summer we get heat waves of around 100-110 degrees and I do not have air conditioning, so my room sometimes heats up quiet high around 90-102 but I’m worried it will be...
  6. kenobisaber

    UVB Placement Help? ASAP

    My question is can you place your UVB next to the basking bulb or does it HAVE to be like the 2nd diagram?
  7. M

    Help!!!

    So I just switched to a 40 gallon tank for my beardie, I got a larger uvb bar (reptisun 10.0) that I’m planning to mount under the screen today. as well as a new housing / basking bulb. It’s a 100w zoomed bulb. I don’t know if I need new thermometers but they are both reading at about 80 degrees...
  8. C

    Custom DiY cage problems...

    I have made a custom cage for my 1 year old dragon Rukia. It's bioactive. I finally got the correct basking Temps. But I am worried I got the incorrect UVB light. It has 2 platforms for her to sit on, the basking one which is 14 inches from ceiling and the other platform is only 8.5 Inches from...
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