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    Default Am I feeding/dusting correctly, or do I need to adjust anything?


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    Herptivite
    Calcium w/D3
    plain Calcium

    all 3 are Rep-Cal brand.

    I dust with Herp & calcium w/D3 every feeding, since I leave a tiny dish of plain calcium inside the tank which I never see touched anyway.

    I have been feeding mealworms and/or superworms in a dish together, crickets every other day and the treat of wax worms. I did put wax worms in the same dish as the mealworms, but the mealworms attacked and ate the wax's to death so not doing that again.

    I have yet to get dubia roaches. Just crickets and various worms so far.

    My leos are new juvies.

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    Repcal's brand of calcium with D3 contains a large amount of D3 so I would cut back on dusting with that to 3 times a week, if you feed every day. Too much D3 is almost as bad as too little, it can cause reverse MBD. I would do the multivitamins twice a week instead of every feeding.
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    I'd recommend exactly as Jess said.
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    Alright, I shall do that. What I forgot to add is the gut loading diet I feed the crickets is, "Mazuri: Better Bug". Is that one pretty good? I leave that and water in with the cricket pen, in VERY miniature dishes.

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    If it is nutritionally complete and has a variety of vitamins and minerals then you could cut down to 2 weekly dustings of calcium and once a week with the multivitamin.

    You can always add veggies and fruits to the insects diets as well.
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