silky question

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Hey all! I just got my first silk back today and I'm pretty excited but everything I read online about their care and lighting contradicts itself hopefully you guys can help since you have some experience with them ! I had a big basking rock but with the 100watt bulb I got I had to buy something lower so now her basking spot it at 90 degrees and I have a 10.0 uvb which I'd about 10 inches from her. Just wanna make sure she'll live a long healthy life :)
 

Max18

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All temps should be the same just lotion them every few days and your good. Oh and extra baths :D
 

Sauzo

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Yup, lotion them up, xtra baths and watch the temps close cause they can burn very easy since they don't have the scales of a normal or even a leatherback. Especially make sure the temps on the basking rock don't get over hot as dragons cant really tell temps on their belly. They use their backs as the temp gauge.
 

jessicamarie10889

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Thank so much! She seemed really weak when I got her and ate like a maniac which seems to be helping her out she was just laying in one spot with her eyes closed but now she's being nosey and looking around more I gave her a bath yesterday and she stuck her face in it and drank for a little so she must have been thirsty too
 
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