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    My male is just over two years old now, and in the past two weeks has become uninterested in food and is pacing more - at night - sleeping all day as per normal. He's been on a diet for the past three months since he was getting pudgy per the vet and has gone from 116g to 108g - being fed three times a week on his regular supplement schedule.

    I am moving in two weeks and I know a four hour trip to a new house in a carrying tub is going to be stressful, so I am trying to determine if this lack of interest in food could be a behavioral change or a problem. There is no vet that sees reptiles where I'm going, his current vet will be the closest.

    He had a fecal and exam done three months ago at his yearly check up and all was fine. Temps, humidity, and photo-period are all unchanged and within normal limits.
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    even though there may be lights on to provide an artificial photoperiod, I have found that somehow they seem to know when the days are getting shorter. It's not unusual for appetites to be depressed when it gets colder and darker outside. Some of my leos park themselves on the cool side during the winter and don't eat much for a few months. Maybe he's bought into the diet idea!

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    He hasn't stopped eating completely, but eats about 2-4 roaches a week. and he wants out of his cage all the time! I reach in to change his water and he scrambles up my arm lol.
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