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Stoneman

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Check them out, I was finally able to join the club! I was able to snatch them up before anyone else got them. I am excited to have them.

I have an issue though. Does the smaller one look like it has a swollen eye? Someone told me they though it could be swelling of the conjunctiva. I have been bathing and applying antimicrobial eye drops 2x daily.

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Ray--Opo

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Welcome I cant really tell compared to the other eye . Could you take a pic head on and of the other eye?
 

ariesxiao

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Did you get from Ross? The other thing you may already be aware of is that the small one’s belly shell is pretty soft. At least much softer than my Sulcata when my Sulcata was at the same size. At that time, he had two larger ones. I bought a larger one which is less pyramiding. It looks you bought the other. But you are more experienced and I think you can fix them both
 
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ariesxiao

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I haven’t logged in for a long time. I saw a message from you that you want to see mine. This is the picture IMG_1558599249.297870.jpg
 

dmmj

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Greetings! & welcome to the forum. I can only see the eye well in the 2nd pic & it is kinda hard to see it. Better pics would be good.
 

Stoneman

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Sorry about the delay everyone, the one with the eye problem is doing fine now. No problems in either eye. I think it has failure to thrive, because I have not been able to get it to grow. I have however, gained a few since the last time I was on here. I now have 5 RADIATA! I am so happy. Don't tell my wife! Jk

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Stoneman

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Here are a few more pics of the group. The one with failure to thrive gave up the ghost. I have kept the smallest ones in very specific humidity and temperature and they have been growing more noticeably than the ones that are not. I believe this correlates with best practices as the consensus on this forum is.
 

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