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    Hey guys,
    I am new to the forum and have need some help with new juvenile variegatus. So I bought a male and a female and they both arrived in top condition. They are very healthy. But the female keeps regurgitating her food. She is healthy and active. She is interested in food but after she eats it she throws it up. She has thrown up meal worms, crickets, and a wax worm or two. She seems active and is maintaining her body weight. She is plump and healthy but I'm starting to worry a bit. I have her in a 20 gal enclosure with 4 hides and a climbing structure. She is housed alone because I noticed the bigger male was showing his dominance over her. Anyway she has a heatlamp, I am working to get a heart mat in stead cause I trust those more, that I leave on for at least three hours. After that it gets too hot. She has only been peeing and pooped once. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    How much are you feeding her at a time? Some of my geckos have been known to overeat and throw up. It's unusual for her to be doing it consistently. Try giving her only 2 prey items and see how she does with that. If she's still vomiting, you should take her to a reptile vet.

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    Ok it does get a little hot in there with the light. I will turn it down a bit. She used to eat mealworms but now she only shows interest in crickets. I have also heard that they throw up when it is too cold. Thanks I was beginning to think no one would reply
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coleonyxluv View Post
    Hey guys,
    I am new to the forum and have need some help with new juvenile variegatus. So I bought a male and a female and they both arrived in top condition. They are very healthy. But the female keeps regurgitating her food. She is healthy and active. She is interested in food but after she eats it she throws it up. She has thrown up meal worms, crickets, and a wax worm or two. She seems active and is maintaining her body weight. She is plump and healthy but I'm starting to worry a bit. I have her in a 20 gal enclosure with 4 hides and a climbing structure. She is housed alone because I noticed the bigger male was showing his dominance over her. Anyway she has a heatlamp, I am working to get a heart mat in stead cause I trust those more, that I leave on for at least three hours. After that it gets too hot. She has only been peeing and pooped once. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coleonyxluv View Post
    Ok it does get a little hot in there with the light. I will turn it down a bit. She used to eat mealworms but now she only shows interest in crickets. I have also heard that they throw up when it is too cold. Thanks I was beginning to think no one would reply
    I recommend a Hydrofarm Jump Start MTPRTC thermostat. That will control the heat. It's the only thermostat I know that has a digital readout and a small metal probe.

    Click: Amazon.com : Jump Start MTPRTC, Digital ETL-Certified Heat Mat Thermostat for Seed Germination, Reptiles and Brewing : Plant Germination Heating Mats : Patio, Lawn & Garden

    Consider Flukers or Ultratherm heat mats. They work well.
    "If you can hear crickets, it's still summer." ;)

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    Click: Leo Care Sheet's Table of Contents

    ===> No plain calcium, calcium with D3, or multivitamins inside an enclosure <===

    Oedura castelnaui ~ Lepidodactylus lugubris ~ Phelsuma barbouri ~ Ptychozoon kuhli ~ Cyrtodactylus peguensis zebraicus ~ Phyllurus platurus ~ Eublepharis macularius ~ Correlophus ciliatus ~ (L kimhowelli) ~ (P tigrinus) ~ (P klemmeri) ~ (H garnotii)

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    ok thank you I'm in in the process of getting one. I am also giving her a break from food for a few days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coleonyxluv View Post
    ok thank you I'm in in the process of getting one. I am also giving her a break from food for a few days.
    You're welcome. Hope the food break helps her tummy.
    "If you can hear crickets, it's still summer." ;)

    "May the peace that
    You find at the beach
    Follow you home"

    Click: Leo Care Sheet's Table of Contents

    ===> No plain calcium, calcium with D3, or multivitamins inside an enclosure <===

    Oedura castelnaui ~ Lepidodactylus lugubris ~ Phelsuma barbouri ~ Ptychozoon kuhli ~ Cyrtodactylus peguensis zebraicus ~ Phyllurus platurus ~ Eublepharis macularius ~ Correlophus ciliatus ~ (L kimhowelli) ~ (P tigrinus) ~ (P klemmeri) ~ (H garnotii)

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