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Whenever a post to TFO is made, my phone makes an alert sound. You can choose what alerts you want to get, or the number of them can drive you nuts! 😃 I don't know if kindle accepts push notifications.You would have to go into settings to find out.
If this didn't make sense to you, basically...
Really, I'm not seeing these light brown spots.
To me he just looks super dry between his scutes. I'm sure you are soaking him? Right after his soak, you can drizzle a bit of coconut oil on his shell and rub it in with your fingers. Wait several minutes for it to soak in, then use a soft dry...
Were you referring to an adult? I saw that you will be getting one, but a hatchling or adult?
If you get a hatchling, it will need a closed chamber type of enclosure indoors. It is possible to buy those.
If that applies to you, let us know and we can steer you the right direction. Be...
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Cypress mulch, coco coir, and orchid (fir) bark are all popular substrates. Have you read the care sheets we have? In case you haven't, here's links to them.
Another heartbreaking tragedy. Sometimes I am overwhelmed by the cruelty, intentional abuse, and neglect that is so rampant.
Actually, I suppose I shouldn't be...every day there is another news story that someone has treated children as badly.
Black bears, I assume? Sure hope so! :)
I agree with Maro2Bear re' no food or tantalizing aromas. But bears are also playful and may roll your leopard around like a soccer ball. :( I wonder if it's even possible to build a bear proof enclosure.
Seems like the time to get our resident animal...
Oh, my, Macy...this is awful! In this day and age ignorance is no longer an acceptable excuse for abuse. But add to that such a horrendous disregard for an innocent being that depends solely on its caretaker...unforgiveable!
Please do keep us updated. If by some chance this person won't...
Hello! Do you have your baby yet?
I'm surprised no one has commented on this. You will probably find it impossible to keep in enough heat and humidity in an open topped enclosure. You will need a closed chamber habitat.
Have you read these yet? Excellent reading if you haven't already...
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You are correct in your reading...the CFL type UV bulb is the culprit.
A strip type UV light is the way to go. Your baby's eyes should be fine a few days after changing the light.
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If you haven't read this yet, it will get you started with correct equipment and methods, food, housing, etc.