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Re: Hatchling not eating,


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Posted by checker on February 23, 2003 at 14:05:28:

In Reply to: Re: Hatchling not eating, posted by lacie143 on February 22, 2003 at 18:13:08:

lacie,
I'm not a vet, I'm just talking from past experience. If while he is basking, he keeps his mouth open just a crack, sometimes, it's just for a few minutes at a time. This and the basking, lethargy, are typically symptoms of a respitory infection.
If you can afford it, a vet visit will get him the antibiotics he needs to fight off the infection.
I hope I'm wrong, but wish you luck.
Checker.


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