return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Repti Heat Cable  
click here for Nature Zone
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - July 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - July 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - July 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Phoenix - July 27-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Houston - July 27-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Atlanta - July 27-28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Havre de Grace Reptile Expo - July 27, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - July 31, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 01, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 01, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
CITES, Import/Export, Lacey Act - Law Office of Patrick Flanigan
pool banner - $50 year

RE: Questions about G. chameleontinus?

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Mountain/Tree Dragons ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: jobi at Sat Apr 7 19:02:32 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by jobi ]  
   

I first started seeing results when my temps where 80f DTH 72f NTL and 90f basking.
Then I got better results when I offered 80f DTH 75f NTL and 130f baskings.
Then I changed to 80f DTH 80f NTL and 130f baskings, my lizards started failing.
It was back to 80f DTH 75f NTL and 130f baskings, it took a full year before I changed again. During this time I focused on foods and there effects on my captives, remember all these where conducted on more then 40 cages of various size, in these all combinations from a single individual to mixed groups of male and females.
Total number of lizard well over 100 of 7 species.

I got significant improvement these last few months after raising my DTH to 85-90f, this zone seems to make a real change with all species, its noticeable in the first few days.
Metabolism is accelerated and therefore all other physiological aspects are as well.

Incidentally these are the temps suggested by Philippe de Vosjoli in his excellent book on greed water dragons. I should have read this book in the first place and save a lot of work.

With these correction I feel safe about these species being in the hands of most average keepers, donít see them as fragile anymore.


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Questions about G. chameleontinus? - Bob1515, Sun Apr 8 01:06:10 2007

<< Previous Message:  RE: Questions about G. chameleontinus? - jobi, Sat Apr 7 17:32:54 2007 image in post