Care

Maintaining and Preparing Crickets, Roaches and more for feeding

Maintaining crickets and roaches for feeding your reptile is relatively simple since the long term productivity of the colony is not a focus.They will require a suitable container, water source, food and maintenance of heat. It should be noted, like with any colony, cleanliness is important. Overcrowding, lack of control of cleanliness and/or lack of …

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Yellow Fungus Disease – Symptoms, Treatment & Care

Yellow fungus in bearded dragons is often picked up on by pet owners when their bearded dragons skin is yellow, brown or black in patches, but what exactly is it? Article by Dr. Donald Buchanan, companion animal veterinarian practicing in Nova Scotia, Canada. CANV (Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii) is a fairly newly defined pathogen …

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Metabolic Bone Disease (MDB) and What to do About It

Are your bearded dragons legs not working? Two possible causes for a bearded dragon’s legs to stop working are impaction and metabolic bone disease (MBD), or nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism (NSHP). This article focuses on NSHP. Article by Dr. Donald Buchanan (DVM), companion animal veterinarian practicing in Nova Scotia, Canada. Signs of MBD in Bearded Dragons …

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