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Problem shedding

Discussion in 'Red Tegu Discussion' started by LuvmyTeggie, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. LuvmyTeggie

    LuvmyTeggie New Member

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    Hi everyone:

    My tegu is having a hard time shedding. Until now he has not had the humidity he needed because we were getting his new enclosure built. I was bathing him 2-3 times a week.

    Now he has the perfect enclosure and has been in there a few days. I gave him another bath today, but the shed seems to be almost stuck on him like it's glued on.

    Any suggestions? Is there an oil i could put on him that would help? HELP!
  2. Kristi Sanford

    Kristi Sanford Member

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    Try shed-ez its worked for me in the past with stuck shed. If u absolutely have to use something on him try coconut oil (raw organic) but please do this after his lights are shut off and make sure you bathe in the am before basking because you don't want him basking under a hot lamp with oil on his skin it can possibly cause burns.
  3. AlphaAlpha

    AlphaAlpha Well-Known Member

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    also feed cod liver oil a couple of times a week to keep it nice in the future.
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