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  1. My female has been fasting on and off for about...

    My female has been fasting on and off for about 3ish months- she'll eat one or two superworms or a roach maybe once a week to 10 days then go two weeks without. Not even super interested in hornworms...
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    He's definitely a little less active the my...

    He's definitely a little less active the my girl...but that seems to be the case with all my male pets lol.

    Mostly, from a veterinary-minded stand point, I want them to be healthy weight for...
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    Weight Debate

    Just getting some opinions, my fiance and I were debating Wyrms' weight - he says he's fat and I think hes' just a big gecko and has a good body condition. So, Wyrm is about 2.5 years old and today...
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    [QUOTE=Digs;500598]Deep heat projectors are the...

    [QUOTE=Digs;500598]Deep heat projectors are the second best over head heaters for basking. The best heating source we have for imitating the infrared waves of the sun are incandescent lamps...
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    [QUOTE=Elizabeth Freer;500597]While our "old...

    [QUOTE=Elizabeth Freer;500597]While our "old methods" have kept leopard geckos alive sometimes for a very long time (note several leos in their 40s who live in the EU with 2 separate keepers), our...
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    Thoughts on Deep Heat Projectors

    I listened to an interesting CE on reptile husbandry from a veterinary standpoint earlier in the week, and these Deep Heat Projectors are getting popular for recover cages and being recommended over...
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    Some of the herpstat thermostats from spyder...

    Some of the herpstat thermostats from spyder robotics are pretty good at multi-unit management - but the ones that can regulate multiple items get pricey quickly. I have the both the EZ1 and the EZ 2...
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    I have one in with my male (he eats sphagnum moss...

    I have one in with my male (he eats sphagnum moss and paper towel, and will NOT touch a thin natural sponge), but since he is in an enclosed pvc cage he doesn't loose humidity as fast- one keeps it...
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    Great Product For Humidity Issues

    I have moist hides in with both my geckos, but the male absolutely refuses to use it. Tried different hides, different substrate, different locations in the cage, nothing.
    Then found these on...
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    as a tip, this time of year you can buy some...

    as a tip, this time of year you can buy some really nice opaque 'Christmas cookie' containers in all different sizes that make great hides.
    my big male has two 6" diameter hides, and one of the old...
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    Is the iPower thermostat the "on-off" kind or a...

    Is the iPower thermostat the "on-off" kind or a "proportional"?

    for example: The on-off kind with reach the set temp of 105 and turn off. Then when the sensor reads that the temp has cooled off,...
  12. Is the 'cottage cheese' what she is passing...

    Is the 'cottage cheese' what she is passing instead of stool / urate or is it in her eyes. Sorry if I misunderstand.

    But the eye issue could be from lack of vitamin A - if they are only getting...
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    New Shelf o' reptiles

    Moved on Saturday to my first real house and had a shelving unit installed and the wiring updated. Here's a pic of the new tower.
    Mashadar my male ball python on the bottom, then Wyrm my male leo,...
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    I personally wouldn't - it may be fine, but you...

    I personally wouldn't - it may be fine, but you house and animals lives aren't worth a "may be fine" in my opinion.
    My dad was fire marshal of my home town for well over 20 years and fire safety...
  15. When do males start into breeding season

    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...
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    From what little I can find on it - it is made of...

    From what little I can find on it - it is made of ground mealworms and silk worm pupa with various binders such as soy meal, seaweed, and contains both calcium and d3 + other vitamins and...
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    Premade Gel Diet for insectavores?

    Has anyone ever heard of the this? 49243

    We had someone bring their gecko to the vet today that has been eating this while recovering from a nasty crypto infection. the owner claims that the gecko...
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    Both geckos off food

    I know its a little early for breeding season, but both my geckos have gone off food at the same time. Nel (female- 68g) is about 8-9 months old and Wyrm (male- 112g) is just over 18 months. Both of...
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    I agree with Aliza, you took him to several vets...

    I agree with Aliza, you took him to several vets when many reptile keepers bulk at the price for ONE exam. Whether the infection was preventable through husbandry in the first place isn't something...
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    Usually animals self mutilate like this for a few...

    Usually animals self mutilate like this for a few reasons:
    (1) they are feeling either pain / numbness / or tingling - like from when your hand falls asleep. This could be neurologic in nature from...
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    You need reptical plain calcium carbonate (blue...

    You need reptical plain calcium carbonate (blue label), the reptical WITH D3 (green label), and reptiVITE vitamin WITHOUT D3 (orange label). Zoo Med brand.
    The multi vitamin needs retinal as it's...
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    My male will rarely eat from a dish. He doesn't...

    My male will rarely eat from a dish. He doesn't like to be hand fed either. So I have to feed him one at a time when he is in his hide. The bugs can't immediately get out of it and so he grabs them....
  23. From what I've read most are done growing around...

    From what I've read most are done growing around a year, but males I think can still continue to grow until 18 months. What is her weight and length? What's bugs does she eat, and what's her feeding...
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    Best chance is a stronger eye antibiotic - ulcers...

    Best chance is a stronger eye antibiotic - ulcers can get deeper and cause the eye to actually rupture. Its good that he's going back to the vet. He might need a sedated eye exam to make sure that...
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    Gojira: I'd give her time. Two years is a lot of...

    Gojira: I'd give her time. Two years is a lot of routine to change. If her cage is somewhere comfy you could just scoot a chair up near by and do something quiet in the evenings when she is more...
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