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  1. Merlin replied to the thread Steppe Runner Or Gargoyle Gecko?.

    And just to clarify. They are talking about reptile specific UVB mercury vapors. The regular hardware store mercury vapors do not...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 12:08 PM
  2. Merlin replied to the thread New Lizards.

    Get the aquarium gravel out of there now. It poses a serious risk of impaction. And putting the critterkeeper on the porch will not...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 12:04 PM
  3. Merlin liked AmityReptiles's post in the thread New Lizards.

    Wild caught animals die just as easily from these things. There's alot of things that wild animals suffer from that we can reasonably...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 11:59 AM
  4. Merlin replied to the thread Rhino Hasn't Shed.

    Protein is protein after all. No matter how strange it may sound.

    Aug 22, 2017 at 11:57 AM
  5. Merlin replied to the thread Rhino Hasn't Shed.

    Not sure about cyclura but many lizards will eat their shed skin.

    Aug 22, 2017 at 11:56 AM
  6. Merlin replied to the thread Aggressive Juvenile Green Iguana.

    The recommended minimum is 6ft tall 4ftx4ft. But if you have the space bigger is always better. Letting him out to roam at this point is...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 7:08 AM
  7. Merlin replied to the thread New Lizards.

    ^^^This!

    Aug 22, 2017 at 7:03 AM
  8. Merlin replied to the thread First Shed!!!.

    Snakes shed based on rates of growth, not on a timetable. They shed when they need to. Fast growing hatchlings may shed every couple of...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 7:01 AM
  9. Merlin liked Darkbird's post in the thread Baby Brazilian Rainbow Boa Refusing Food.

    Never having worked with this species yet, I can't offer you much advice. Sounds like it's time to try different or live prey though,...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 6:49 AM
  10. Merlin replied to the thread Lizard Diet Questions.

    I used to work in a wholesale pet supply and we kept the crickets in a large bin. Occasionally a small lizard would escape and find its...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 6:48 AM
  11. Darkbird replied to the thread Baby Brazilian Rainbow Boa Refusing Food.

    The whole not feeding in cage thing is complete bull. If you never handle the animal it may develope a conditioned feeding response, but...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 6:38 AM
  12. toddnbecka replied to the thread New Brb Mom.

    First, check e-bay for a cheap laser thermometer. I picked one up a couple years ago for around $10 shipped, and I think the same ones...

    Aug 22, 2017 at 4:14 AM
  13. Rich replied to the thread Please Help I Just Rescued Her What Can I Do For A Few Days Before I Get Her To A Vet.

    Keep her warm and make sure a dish of waxworms is in the enclosure with her. Mealworm chitin might be a bit much for her digestive...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 11:18 PM
  14. Merlin replied to the thread Need A Bit Of Advice.

    Never used that myself. I used aspen shavings you find in the rodent section. But i was buying it in bales. It looks to be shredded...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 9:37 PM
  15. Rich posted a new thread.

    Wood Frogs Research Clarifies Risks Posed To Animals By Warming Climate

    As conditions warm, fish and wildlife living at the southern edge of their species' ranges are most at risk, according to researchers...

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    Forum: The Library

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:32 PM
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