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Sleeping all day. Bearded Dragon. Tarni and approximately 6.
Sleeping all day JA: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: Bearded Dragon JA: OK. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to hel… read more
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My tortoise has a respiratory infection from what I have
My tortoise has a respiratory infection from what I have read on line. He was getting better but now seems to be getting worse again. Not sure what else I can do I have brought him into a different ro… read more
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My blue tongue skink seems to have a bit of nose discharge
Hi! My blue tongue skink seems to have a bit of nose discharge but his temps and humidity are correct. I dont believe he has a RI … read more
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His back legs are not working properly. There is not. It's
There is not. It's both of his legs. He is a bearded dragon. They were shaking a few days ago when he walked so I bathed him and added some calcium powder. He seemed to perk up but it hasn't improved. He mostly drags his back legs now. … read more
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Our bearded Dragon turned two on March 9. He's been doing
Hi, Our bearded Dragon turned two on March 9. He's been doing well and seems to have been thriving the past two years. He is friendly, has always been a good eater goes to the bathroom regularly and e… read more
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I have a hatchling painted turtle that is about 1-2 months
I have a hatchling painted turtle that is about 1-2 months old. When I got him he had fungus which I was able to get rid of and he was doing much better. He was eating swimming around, running around … read more
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I just bought a new filter, ZooMed 511 canister filter - I
I just bought a new filter, ZooMed 511 canister filter - I have a 50 gal. tank, 2 sliders, probably 5 in. each. The water is very cloudy. I had a in the tank filter and thought it was not cleaning the… read more
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Joan
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My bearded dragon is just over a year old. He hasn't eaten
My bearded dragon is just over a year old. He hasn't eaten in 5 days and he's not moving around. He did this before about a week ago but only for two days. What's wrong with him.… read more
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Joan
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The tip of my bearded dragon's tail just fell off. What are some reasons for this?
The tip of my bearded dragon's tail just fell off. What are some reasons for this? About Lizard: About 7-8 year old female, bright yellow, alert most days, could be taken out of cage more often, seems… read more
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Hi Joan, I have a quick question about bearded dragon ligh
Hi Joan, I have a quick question about bearded dragon lighting? We are housing our baby beardie in the 40 gallon Zoo-med terranium kit. It came with a dual dome like fixture. One 75W heat lamp (but we… read more
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hello. i have a male res and all he does is sleep. he eats
hello. i have a male res and all he does is sleep. he eats well, nose and eyes are clear, no heavy breathing. he just doesnt move. water temp between 75-80, 100 watt bulbs by basking area. i have a fi… read more
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Small turtle (Northern Diamondback Terrapin) is favoring front
Small turtle (Northern Diamondback Terrapin) is favoring front left limb and only wants to bask. Water temp is between 78-82 basking area is around 90 55 gallon tank with turtle topper. Has a 60 watt … read more
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My bearded dragon is about 9 months old, she eats and sleeps
My bearded dragon is about 9 months old, she eats and sleeps and acts normal but she is not pooping. I have her in a 40 breeder two 75 watt basking lamps on one end and a UVA/UVB 15.0 tube lamp on the… read more
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My bearded dragon is about a year old. Hes been fine until
My bearded dragon is about a year old. He's been fine until this past week. His tail keeps twitching and a couple times we thought he had died/had a seizure. Could this possibly be metabolic bone dise… read more
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My Daughter has a 1 year old Dragon and its diet is usally
My Daughter has a 1 year old Dragon and its diet is usally Collard Greens,Kale and some sliced apple or Mango, then every other day or so some crickets. Well about 2 weeks ago he stopped eating the gr… read more
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i have a bearded dragon. about two years of age, 13 inches
i have a bearded dragon. about two years of age, 13 inches long from nose to tip of tail. he has no appetite and he is not verry active.… read more
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little sluggish, more than normal, which we believed was due
I have a Sulcata Tortoise...Just about one year now. He has been a little sluggish, more than normal, which we believed was due to the temperature in the house. It has been a little cold but his home … read more
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My turtle has a swolen neck and seems to be getting worse.
My turtle has a swolen neck and seems to be getting worse. I was wondering what it could be and if I should take him to the vet.… read more
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