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Respiratory infection??

Discussion in 'Blue Tegu Discussion' started by firfy, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. firfy

    firfy New Member

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    My blue tegu is about 1 year old and I am noticing some signs of a respiratory infection. When ever he breathes I hear clicking sounds. He is still eating very well though. Also I can hear him breathing when he decides to go under a blanket or something is that normal? He is super active too and jumps on top of my shoe cubby whenever he can. There is no mucus coming out of his nose, and there is no mucus build up in his mouth either. I just want to know if this is a early respiratory infection and if I should take him to the vet. His basking spot is around 100 degrees and his humidity is always around 60-70 percent his cool side of the enclosure is around 80-85 degrees and at night time it goes down to about 70-75 degrees. The clicking sound seems to be more noticeable when he is done eating
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  2. Zyn

    Zyn Active Member

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    Raise the surface temp of his basking spot to 115 to 120. Other than that, if it hard worse I’d see a vet if you think that what it is.
  3. firfy

    firfy New Member

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    Ok thank you
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    Julieonna New Member

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    My blue does not like temperatures that hot have you checked your humidifier to make sure it's clean?
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    firfy New Member

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    Yes I have