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Chacoan tegu isn't eating.

Discussion in 'Extreme Giant (Chaco White Giant) Tegu Discussion' started by Emiliano zarco, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Emiliano zarco

    Emiliano zarco New Member

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    I got a chacoan tegu about a week ago, and he hasnt eaten anything. He comes out to bask and explore a bit. And hes active. But ive tried to feed him so many things and he doesnt seem interested. Ive tried superworms, crickets, turkey, fruits and vegetables. And nothing seems to work. Im getting nervous because hes starting to look way skinner then when i first got him. Any advice why he wont eat?
  2. Walter1

    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Would you post a photo of him please? Normal for them to not eat for a bit when in new surroundings. Also, winter slowdown varies among individuals. Being skinny, however, is not good.
  3. Emiliano zarco

    Emiliano zarco New Member

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    All good now ! He finally ate and hes doing great almost went a month without eating, thats why i was getting nervous
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Great to hear that.
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    Try leaving him in a quiet area alone to eat something? He may be a shy eater! ^-^