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    I made a duummbbbb mistake! Help

    Wouldn’t worry, my 6 yr old male would wake up to eat and drink water here and there. Than, he would go back to hibernation.
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    6yr old B&W didn’t make it through hibernation

    Lol, Never thought I’d feel so bad losing my lizard. Like I lost a part of the family!!
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    6yr old B&W didn’t make it through hibernation

    Thanks for all the replies
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    6yr old B&W didn’t make it through hibernation

    Your right, I bought it for my daughter 6 yrs ago and just feel bad. We all grew close to him. We’ll get over it just a a real laidback dude that Tegu
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    6yr old B&W didn’t make it through hibernation

    Thanks all, Normally I let them do there thing during the winter just fresh water. But, the wife did remind me that we did loss power twice this winter. Just surprised, the female is less than half his size and she survived the winter. The male was built like a bulldog lol. We only lost power...
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    6yr old B&W didn’t make it through hibernation

    wud up all, I went to try to wake up my B&W tegu from hibernation last week and he was dead. He was 6yrs old, always left water for him during hibernation and offered food. He had deep bedding and a hid box. He always went into hibernation after the female but, always woke up before her. We did...
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    TEGUS NOT BREEDING

    I separated them for now. Guess I’ll try again next year. I wasn’t aware that the females had to be 3 yrs old. Plus this being the males first time going thru hibernation. Also, no he has not breed before. Starting to think this isn’t going to work out!! Thanks for all the input guys.
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    Most rewarding monitor to keep as a pet?

    I know I’m going to get a lot of hate on this. It’s not a monitor but, I had best luck with my old full grown 6ft green Iguana. Normally iguanas are nuts but, my first lizard was an iguana that lived to be 10 yrs old then, I had to sell him. He hung out with me and my friends when I was younger...
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    TEGUS NOT BREEDING

    I’m been having an issue getting my B&W tegus to breed. The male is about 4yrs old and female about 2 yrs old. They both hibernated over the winter but, don’t seem interested in each other. The female hibernated on her own but, this was the males first time going through hibernation. They get...
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    Chicken feet

    I’m been having an issue getting my B&W tegus to breed. The male is about 4yrs old and female about 1 1-2 yrs old. They both hibernated over the winter but, don’t seem interested in each other. They get along fine and eat together. The female was added to his cage last year. Cage is plenty big...
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    Chicken feet

    I know what you mean. My tegu stole my damn taco from taco bell one time lol. They well eat anything you give them or accidentally leave out for them to steal...I have a video of daughter sharing her Cheetos with him one time. She would eat one then, give him one. Every time I caught her I told...
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    Chicken feet

    He’ll eat chicken necks also. Both are cheap but, I only give it to him as treats. I wouldn’t give it on a daily basis. Once a week is fine
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    Chicken feet

    my Male loves chicken feet but, the female won’t eat them. I normally cut off a couple toes on the chicken feet to make it easier for him to swallow.
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    Thanks for all the help Dude
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    Damn, my first reptile was an iguana then, 1.Ball python 2.Jungle carpet python 3. Red tail boa-baby was born so, wife said all snakes s must go. 4. 2 blue tongue skinks- awesome for my daughters show and tell @ school. 5. Savahanna monitor - evil thing 5. Peach threat monitor-psycho Now just 2...
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    I'll change they're diet up for the next week. I'll keep you posted on how it turns out. What reptiles do you have? Thanks for the help
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    Cool, I'll try that out. Can I use crushed egg shells for the calcium since my chickens and quail give me over a dozen eggs a day?
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    Also what a good diet mix that well keep the poop solid like when they eat whole prey. Or do I have to only feed whole prey. Hard to feed them now. because the male well just eat it all if its whole prey. If its ground meats, veggies and fruits.. then he'll leave some for her but, damn, the poo...
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    New and Help Needed whit new Tegu :P

    Indoor enclosed is 2.5 x 9ft and the outdoor enclose part of my back deck. Which I give them about 15 x 5ft. I bring them [email protected] night when it gets a little cool out and I'll put them inside @ night. And over the winter. Been pretty hot out in Virginia.
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