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Picky 4 month old

Discussion in 'Black and White Tegu Discussion' started by Leezard, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. Leezard

    Leezard Member

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    Hey we have an estimated 4 month old black and white tegu Bilbo and he is being a jerk denying foods like liver, chicken parts, duck, fish etc but he'll eat a little bit of grape? Weirdo anyways does anyone have any food ideas to tempt him? Otherwise he's just gonna have to get hungry enough
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    Skeep Active Member

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    At around that age my gu's favorite foods were live crickets, blueberries and eggs.
  3. Leezard

    Leezard Member

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    I forgot about blueberries that's what I'll try next thanks!
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Be patient. If healthy, he won't starve himself AND being young he'll be more receptive to new foods.
  5. Leezard

    Leezard Member

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    Thanks! That comforts me. I just had a fecal sample done and it came back clean so I bet he'll go for something new. Really appreciate the responses guys it helps a lot!
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    Walter1 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    You bet. We help each other.
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    mine wouldn't touch anything but hoppers and crickets when he was young .
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    Zyn Active Member

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    What's your temps at
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    87 ambient and a 105 basking spot. Also a mossy humid cool side that he loves sleeping in the day before he sheds!
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    UPDATE: He is eating everything again and has continued to gain massive growth so we are no longer so worried :)
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