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  1. frequent mouth opening-yawn like, but not yawn plus other symptoms

    Hi,

    I haven't posted anything for many many years but I am hoping to tap this great resource for any ideas about a issue I am having with my gecko.
    My 10 year old male leopard gecko has always...
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    As to the isopropanol and freezing. If you look...

    As to the isopropanol and freezing. If you look at the article I posted, freezing was not an adequate disinfection method (up to >700 hours still had some sample viability).
    Isopropanol,...
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    I would not put a $20 animal into an enclosure...

    I would not put a $20 animal into an enclosure that I wouldn't be willing to put a $500 animal into. I don't look at the minimal risk (and hell unless you rip up the flooring in your reptile room...
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    Yes, I have read many of the articles here. I was...

    Yes, I have read many of the articles here. I was just questioning the advice to throw out a entire enclosure as if crypto was some sort of magic spell that could not be removed (I really don't mean...
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    Are we talking Cryptosporidium parvum? According...

    Are we talking Cryptosporidium parvum? According to this paper aem.asm.org/cgi/reprint/58/11/3494.pdf dessication is a very effective method of killing the oocyte. Specifically note table three. ...
  6. Thread: Repticon?

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    I have never been to any show and Repticon is...

    I have never been to any show and Repticon is coming to the Philly burbs next month, our neck of the woods. I am not sure if it is worth it or not. My son wants to get a second Leo and I refuse to...
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    Thanks for all your replies! I have a UTH for...

    Thanks for all your replies! I have a UTH for belly heat. I mainly need a additional supplemental source for the winter when the air temps in my house are cool (low to mid sixties), which seems to...
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    question about ceramic heat emitters

    Are these like light bulbs, in that they have a delicate filament inside? While I have an UTH which keeps the floor on the hot side an appropriate temp, during the winter my Leo is more willing to...
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    They are beautiful, I especially like Ginger...

    They are beautiful, I especially like Ginger Snaps-love the brown spots!
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    Thanks, it just looked so strange and dark red in...

    Thanks, it just looked so strange and dark red in the one area I was concerned, since pics I found look more like a pale pink. I have never cared for a reptile before (just fuzzy things) so am very...
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    red tongue margin normal?

    Hi been lurking for the last several weeks reading old posts. My son's Leo, which we have had for a month, is doing well, eating growing and shedding with no problems. My question is that it seems...
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    I was hoping to hear some good ideas for this one...

    I was hoping to hear some good ideas for this one too! I have only been a reptile owner for three days, but this was my idea

    When we lose power we still have gas, which runs our hot water heater....
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    Heat control day/night

    First post! These forums have been a great help while setting up a Leo enclosure for my son!

    I am using repti heat cable under a 10 gallon enclosure with a screen lid and repti carpet .Temp as...
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