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Limb/Toe Twitching..

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Posted by: uaelite at Sat Aug 31 08:46:08 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by uaelite ]  
   

I know this is a sign of MBD. I have a reptisun such and such COMPACT, the "U"shaped uvb bulb. Basking temps are at about 105 degrees... This is a baby bearded, appx 4 inches snout to vent.

She can get within 2 inches of the UVB, and I have been dusting her crix WITH D3 5 days a week, multivit on weekends.

Yesterday, she overate, accidentally put in a larger cricket (I have another Juvenile that is much larger) and she ate it without hesitation. Early the next day she regurgitated pretty much all she ate. I did not feed her that day, instead, I made sure she soaked in water for about 10 minutes, as well I misted her 3-4 times throughout the day.

Today she has eaten about 5 appropriately sized crickets, however, I have noticed slight twitching in the limbs, only for a few seconds at a time, and it is sporadic. Her tail does not seem to be limp, she holds her head up but mostly closes her eyes... She will not get to the hot spot, however, she seems to stop in the 90 degree range on the log.

Also, I have her within view of the male, so they can see each other. I noticed she waves a lot at him but her appetite never dropped so I don't suspect he is stressing her from across the room.

So, I am asking whether or not this is onset of MBD, or is she just twitching due to losing electrolytes and the such. It is rainy today, so tomorrow I will be taking her outside for about 30 minutes. I also have purchased some calcium without D3, as there seems to be a lot of misinformation on the subject. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


   

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