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RE: Female dragon won't stop eating

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Posted by: PalouseDragon at Fri May 8 21:11:04 2015  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by PalouseDragon ]  
   

What is your UVB setup like? What kind of bulb and how far away from the basking spot is it?

Are you gutloading the crickets and grasshoppers before feeding and are you also dusting them with a calcium Vitamin D supplement? What brands? have you tried dubia roaches and BSF larvae instead of crickets? They are both much more nutritios and you can mix them with her greens as long as you have a deep enough feeding dish. This will encourage accidental eating of the greens.

What kind of greens are you feeding, are you using any vitamin supplements with those? Aim for low-oxalate greens.

Have you tried a gel premix before, like Repashy VeggieBurger or the new GrubPie? My female loves the VeggieBurger and I have GrupPie on order. If I slice it and mix with her salad she also eats salad accidentally. She is a big salad eater anyway though.

Also, how may clutches has your female laid? Did she lay them in a burrow or in her enclosure?

Lastly, have you taken her to an exotics vet for an exam an x-rays since she laid? I would be curious to see what her bone density is like.


   

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