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My sons beardie was fine one minute, then they looked at him and he had his mouth wide open,his eyes seem sunken and he is very lethargic. What could be wrong?
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Hello,My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and reptile rescue.Can you tell me about the set up?Do you have a UVB light, linear tube, compact coil strength, or Mercury Vapor Bulb and ag of bulb?Basking bulb?Substrate?Normal diet prey/Veggies?Supplements?Temps in Basking area warm side and cool side?Passing stool?State to locate a Herp Vet?Joan
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