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Colombian favourite fruits??

Discussion in 'Colombian Tegu Discussion' started by AlphaAlpha, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. AlphaAlpha

    AlphaAlpha Active Member

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    Hey all....
    I have a juvenile colombian tegu around 45cm (18 inch), not sure on his/her age as he/she was a rescue and I`ve only had him/her 3 weeks.. where I took him/her from only had him/her on a full insect diet and I did`nt want him/her to become fuzzy so I have introduced many things which is going great.. The only thing He/she doesn`t seem to touch is fruit....

    1) Do juvenile tegu`s eat fruit?
    2) Does any one have any ideas on best fruit to tease their appitite?
    3) Is it better to serve chopped or Blitzed (juiced) ?

    Also I haven`t introduced Pinkies (baby mice) yet as I was told not to... can this be done?
  2. beardeddragon111

    beardeddragon111 Active Member

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    As I have read colombians are carnivores. Pinkies are a bad feeder but I suggest you offer fuzzys.
  3. AlphaAlpha

    AlphaAlpha Active Member

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    Thanks for your input..... what do you class as fuzzys? being that I am in UK we dont use the same termology
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    beardeddragon111 Active Member

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    Fuzzys are mice that have just grown in their fur. Just don't feed mice that are totally hairless. Pinkies don't have much bones or organs and are pretty much just fat.
  5. AlphaAlpha

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    Cool thanks for that .