Toki Wartooth: My new Redfoot

Druddy1985

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Here's some pictures of my new hatchling; Toki Wartooth! He already has so much personality and eats like a champion.

(Just a note: his humidity is typically between 75-85 I just hadn't misted his home yet)20190630_093313.jpg 20190630_093206.jpg 20190630_093232.jpg 20190630_093331.jpg
 

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Hey guys I also have a quick question about poop;

I never see poop in his enclosure. It's a mix of reptibark and organic topsoil. Can it be that it's just difficult to see it? I soak him twice daily, no poops. But when I cleaned his enclosure for the first time this week (only had him for seven days) there was definitely smears of something that wasn't soil or reptibark.
 

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The poop on a little guy of that size might be similar to mouse droppings. You probably wouldn't be able to see it on the substrate.

That's a mighty pretty little baby!
 

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The poop on a little guy of that size might be similar to mouse droppings. You probably wouldn't be able to see it on the substrate.

That's a mighty pretty little baby!

Thank you for your advice! And for the compliment!
 

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Hey guys I also have a quick question about poop;

I never see poop in his enclosure. It's a mix of reptibark and organic topsoil. Can it be that it's just difficult to see it? I soak him twice daily, no poops. But when I cleaned his enclosure for the first time this week (only had him for seven days) there was definitely smears of something that wasn't soil or reptibark.
It's very possible he's eating it before you find it to. They definitely do that.....I know, GROSS!
 

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I'm hoping someone can put some concerns of mine to rest.

Toki is not super active. I'm concerned there's too much light from his UVB. I have a 10.0 uvb fluorescent strip. His temps are great 85-78 and his humidity is always between 75-85.

His wooden enclosure is 12" high and I have the uvb directly on top. Should I consider raising it? Or doing away with it all together?
 

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I didn't see much of Darwin, my redfoot, for the first month or so after he came to live with me... I think they hide a fair amount of the time when in a new environment.

Jamie
 

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I didn't see much of Darwin, my redfoot, for the first month or so after he came to live with me... I think they hide a fair amount of the time when in a new environment.

Jamie
Ok thank you for that. I've just seen a lot of back and forth on here regarding UVB so I wasn't sure if maybe the light is too harsh for him.
 

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Just wanted to update with some pictures. Toki enjoys his time outside in the Florida humidity.20190709_223250.jpg 20190709_223155.jpg 20190709_223357.jpg
 
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