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eggs turning brown and lumpy


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Posted by takydromus on February 04, 2003 at 20:40:08:

I have eggs from my pair of takydromus sexlineatus (long-tailed grass lizards) which have grown in size and after some time have gradually turned brown and have become bumpy. They were in a perlite bed in an enclosed container with sufficient moisture to maintain a mist of water around the container. They were incubated at about 28C or 82F which I have since leaarned may be too high.
I open one of the eggs and it was fertile with a partially developed lizard within.
What may have caused this?
Thank you,
John


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