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RE: Philbyi uros brumation

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Posted by: el_toro at Mon Oct 31 13:45:08 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by el_toro ]  
   

Hey-

Don't worry about doing anything too harsh. I just shorten the day period to about 8 hours and let the room cool down a bit more at night (just happens naturally with the weather outdoors). I offer them food, but mostly just greens, and not as often as during the warmer months. Mostly I just let them decide if they feel like sleeping or not, and give them the opportunity to come out to bask if they like. While I don't keep your species, I've seen breeding behavior in all of mine doing this.

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Torey
Eugene, Oregon, USA
1.2 Saharan Uros (Joe, Arthur, and Hitch)
3.0 Mali Uros (Spike, Turtle, and Tank)
1.1 Ornate Uros (Scuttlebutt and Shazzbot)
1.2 Collared Lizards (Ripcord, Thiamine, and Riboflavin)
1.0 Green Anoles (Sprocket)
1.1 Housecats (Roscolux and Jenny)


   

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