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Leo loosing weight

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Posted by: argos_mom at Sun Jan 30 23:24:41 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by argos_mom ]  
   

I got a male albino leo at a reptile show in november. He was fat and healthy then, was fine in dec and now this month he has slowly started loosing weight. I havent seen any runny or bloody poop and the female he is with is fine. She came from a different place though and im wondering if maybe he was sick when i bought him. He eats the heck out of crickets and he gets pleanty of water and heat. he has a box in the middle of the tank for shedding...it had vermiculite in it but they pretty much kicked all of it out...i have seen him poop so i know he is pooping. I am going to take the femal out of the tank. any other suggestions? I havent seen anything in the poop to suggest parasites. I cant take him to the vet right now, my car was in an accident and is in the shop. what else can i do?
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Owner of:
6 ball pythons
5 crested geckos
4 iguanas
2 bearded dragon
1 bibron gecko
6 dogs
11 cats
2 hamsters
1 rat
2 hermit crabs
RIP:
Rocky-chow mix-11 years
Willow-lab mix-8 years
Kain-Savannah Monitor-2 years
Scooter-sulcata tortise-1 year
Mr Krabs-hermit crab-5 years
Niko-gerbil-3 years
sweet pea&niblet-dwarf hamsters-1 year
Hannibal-dwarf hamster 2 years
Scarlett- hamster-3 years
wicket-hamster-2 years
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