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    How much humidity is too much

    So, short story - I found out that Wyrm developed a taste for sphagnum moss. After about a week of not eating he *Luckily* passed a wad of it. It was from his moist hide.

    To help remedy this as...
  2. Ultimately the decision is yours, as to risk vs...

    Ultimately the decision is yours, as to risk vs benefit - but I can at least give you an idea of what each procedure entails from a vet tech point of view (sorry word wall):

    A FNA (fine needle...
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    How fast is she eating? with harder...

    How fast is she eating? with harder skinned/carapace bugs can pass through the digestive system if your gecko isn't chewing at all. It their teeth don't puncture the bugs' bodies then the stomach...
  4. Board and thinking of getting 'crafty'

    Now that thanksgiving is over and winter is deepening, all I have to occupy my time is work and some games. I was thinking about maybe getting some modeling clay of some kind to make some gecko /...
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    As an additional vitamin boost, twice a month I...

    As an additional vitamin boost, twice a month I dust one or two of his bugs with bee pollen powder. I've always fed it to the roaches and mealworms, but I figured it can't hurt every now and then....
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    Actually, 6 hours each way...stopped overnight at...

    Actually, 6 hours each way...stopped overnight at my dad's to visit. Wyrm did great on the trip - he has a travel case that I heat with reptile shipping heat pads in the car, has room for a hide and...
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    Wyrm's A year old!

    Wyrm is a year old (well almost...) anyway I've gotten him back on track heath-wise and he's gained weight and grown like a champ. Got some new pictures of him, he's a bit of a chonk lol - 88 grams...
  8. looks like a poor breeding candidate. If all the...

    looks like a poor breeding candidate. If all the hatchlings from the pairing have this one mutation, there could be others that are not as visible or harmless. Also, I would consider this and the...
  9. First and foremost - get the tape out of the...

    First and foremost - get the tape out of the enclosure - tape + thin gecko skin = very bad

    Also, yes the chlorine will evaporate, but if your city uses chloramine to treat the water (chlorine +...
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    Also, Leos have fairly delicate skin compared to...

    Also, Leos have fairly delicate skin compared to other reptiles and a lot of the pelleted beddings can be "sharp". I know when I used the compressed pine for my rats, after a while they got sores on...
  11. When using a Doppler to listen for heart rate he...

    When using a Doppler to listen for heart rate he has the equivalent of a skipped beat. you can hear it - beat beat beat....long pause...beat beat....pause kind of rhythm. Nothing to be worried about...
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    Picky eater or Hormones

    So Wyrm has recently slowed down on eating, I've tried not to worry, but he's lost 5 grams over the past month. He went from eating 3-4 roaches/crickets/large mealworms a night to eating either...
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    I guess it could be skin left, his nostrils are...

    I guess it could be skin left, his nostrils are so small its hard to see in them. He's shed 2-3 times since it started so I had hoped it would have peeled out by now :/ He still seems happy and...
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    I am not familiar with gecko breeding, but if she...

    I am not familiar with gecko breeding, but if she is a she for sure, could she have eggs and is looking for somewhere to dig and lay them? My only experience is with ball pythons, but occasionally a...
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    I don't really want to go full natural, tile is...

    I don't really want to go full natural, tile is much easier to clean. just looking to give him lots of options
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    Gecko Castle Thoughts

    First want to say that I am just sharing my thoughts, but any input is welcome :)

    Since my little man is not so little anymore, and I will be coming into some extra cash this summer I decided to...
  17. I was just about to ask the same thing about my...

    I was just about to ask the same thing about my guy - glad to see that someone else has a bigger gecko. Mine is male, a mack snow, 6-7 months old, 9.5 inches nose to tail tip, and 84 grams. I keep...
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    Nose Whistling without RI?

    So, quick question as I am at a loss. Wyrm is doing great, growing well, eating well, even have caught him drinking some. He's 6-7 months old and 84 grams. But for the past 2.5-3 months he's had a...
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    Mine is on Dubia, mealworms, superworms,...

    Mine is on Dubia, mealworms, superworms, occasional crickets, occasional phoenix worms, and rarely hornworms when I can get small ones. I have found that he gets tired of the same prey if fed too...
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    Yes, I was using the baggy method - and trying...

    Yes, I was using the baggy method - and trying not to tap all the dust off when shaking them out of the bag as well. Sometimes, esp with the two calcium types and dubia, who retain the powder soooo...
  21. So this whole thread may be a false alarm lol....

    So this whole thread may be a false alarm lol. Got home and found Wyrm out sitting in his dish, freshly shed, and waiting for dinner so I took a quick pic with my good macro camera....I think I see...
  22. Would the damp eco - earth box also work as his...

    Would the damp eco - earth box also work as his moist hide?
    He's currently getting ready to shed and heavily uses the sphagnum moss box and I don't have room for both.
  23. Thanks, I'll post a picture soon. I'm also...

    Thanks, I'll post a picture soon. I'm also leaning to female at this point, but I'm just so new looking at it. _ also no pores :/
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    Since mine is human grade it is " Stakich BEE...

    Since mine is human grade it is " Stakich BEE POLLEN POWDER 1 lb (16 oz) - 100% Pure, Natural, Top Quality -
    by Stakich" from amazon. This is a yellow/brown powder. My mom got it for me to help...
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    The question of leg-bubbles

    So I recently had Wyrm to the vet for a health check, also to take a look at the leg bubbles. He is healthy, no signs of MBD, IR, or any other issues other than an irregular heartbeat that may have...
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