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Posted by boaguy12 on March 16, 2003 at 21:58:28:
In Reply to: Crested still not eating (when in doubt do nothing?) posted by MarthaStewart on March 15, 2003 at 13:01:12:
:get him a fecal at the vets.. sounds like he could have parasites.. check arav.org for a reptile vet in your area.
Ive gotten one of my crested to eat crickets and baby fruit and its doing well but the other one still acting weird. If it sees a cricket, it will go into hunting mode and eye it but then the strike never ever comes. One night i watched the crestie (the one that doesnt eat) stalk the cricket for like 2 hours before it just ignored it and clibed up its plant. The only way i can get it to eat stuff is to spoon feed but even then it takes only 3 or licks before getting anooyed and jumping away. Ive watched it deficate and its all watery and orangey gooey, unlike the other which is watery but then theres a very black chunk that comes out. When i first got the 2 it was the same size, now theres a Drastic! different (3/4 of an inch). Sigh basically i dont know what to do now, it seems to be moving around fine, alert etc but just not eating enough. Any suggestions?????