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wilddanny88

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How soft does a toothbrush have to be when you clean your beardie? Guy has some dried up soy yogurt on his nose and I tried scrubbing it with a toothbrush I wore out but some of it on the tip of his nose won't come off very easily. I want to try a toothbrush that's a tad bit harder. Is this ok?
 

jsnsan

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I'm sure it's fine. Just use your best judgement. See what it feels like when you rub the toothbrush on your hand.
 

drgnfly2265

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I wouldn't use a toothbrush on his head anywhere. If I need to use one I use it on their body, arms, legs and tail. Try using a wash cloth...
 

Brieana

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I feel like you wouldn't have to scrub so hard if you used a moist q tip to soften the yogurt?
 

wilddanny88

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But could a hard toothbrush take the scales off or something? Why wouldn't you use it on his head? I mean, don't they rub their heads on rocks when they shed? That definitely would be harder than the hardest toothbrush you could find.
 

diamc

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Here's what I answered in your pm.
diamc":3f3uv5cz said:
wilddanny88":3f3uv5cz said:
What could happen if the toothbrush you clean your beardie with is too hard? Thanks in advance. Worried keeper here. lol
Hi, you need to make sure you use a soft bristled toothbrush otherwise it could make their skin sore and if a shedding is taking place, it may damage the skin underneath. You want them to enjoy the stroking with the toothbrush and certainly don't want it to be painful for them.
 

wilddanny88

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diamc":3qfkz4rs said:
Here's what I answered in your pm.
diamc":3qfkz4rs said:
wilddanny88":3qfkz4rs said:
What could happen if the toothbrush you clean your beardie with is too hard? Thanks in advance. Worried keeper here. lol
Hi, you need to make sure you use a soft bristled toothbrush otherwise it could make their skin sore and if a shedding is taking place, it may damage the skin underneath. You want them to enjoy the stroking with the toothbrush and certainly don't want it to be painful for them.
Thanks again! I PMed you because nobody was replying to my post. Hope I wasn't a bother! :)
 

diamc

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No bother but like I just mentioned in my pm, would be a good idea to pick up a soft bristled one.
 
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