CooperDragon":386s3nww said:The twitching could just be a muscle spasm, or it could be something more - it's tough to say for sure. For my adult, I usually give a light even coat of calcium to every bug meal. Bugs are only offered once or twice a week though. Primary diet is veges - especially squash like I mentioned earlier. You can offer dark green leaves like collards or turnip greens which are naturally rich in calcium and vitamins. In this case it may be a good idea to add a bit of extra calcium. Perhaps look into a liquid calcium supplement at least for a little while. Have you had any luck with squash? That and dripping water on her nose to lick up are the best things I can think of to offer hydration.
Thank you! I haven't given her the squash cut up yet because I'm a little nervous about her choking but maybe I'm just being over cautious. However I gave it to her pureed and she loved it. Right after I wrote my comment Liz did a big poop and I thought maybe the reason for her twitching was due to that, and then shortly after that she laid one egg. So it looks like she probably is gonna be laying another clutch.
Unfortunately I don't think it was just a muscle spasm because at one point I noticed her other back leg twitch as well. She seems fine right now however. We'll definitely increase the calcium intake, thanks for the advice on that. Also, the calcium dust we've been using has D3. Is that okay to dust her bugs 3 times a week?