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Is this tail rot???

mediocreartt

New member
Just got a new beardie about a week or so ago, she's around a month old. Yesterday I noticed the end of her tail is pretty dark, is this tail rot or am I being paranoid? It's a little darker than it looks in pictures. My setup is a 120 gal with a 10.0 t5 and a heat bulb, the basking spot reaches around 100F or so.
https://imgur.com/a/tDcAQUV
 

KarrieRee

BD.org Sicko
It looks like shed --- the T 5 is it in the tank ? Distance needs to be 12-15 inches directly over the basking decor piece --- you might want to partition off the tank till she gets bigger like around 3-4 months old or so --- basking temps should be 105-110 for a baby and taken w/ a digital probe thermometer -- stick ons are for ambient temps only --
 

mediocreartt

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KarrieRee":1vop0m7g said:
It looks like shed --- the T 5 is it in the tank ? Distance needs to be 12-15 inches directly over the basking decor piece --- you might want to partition off the tank till she gets bigger like around 3-4 months old or so --- basking temps should be 105-110 for a baby and taken w/ a digital probe thermometer -- stick ons are for ambient temps only --

The t5 isnt in the tank, no. I've been using a digital probe thermometer :). Are you sure it's shed? She's a Zero, but wouldn't shed still be lighter than the rest of her?
 

KarrieRee

BD.org Sicko
Do you have the UVB unobstructed? Distance and placement is crucial- the 120 gallon tank is to tall for it to be on top of the screen-- dragons turn different colors when shedding-
 
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