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 #2172867


Hick
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 HELP PLEASE

i have a baby american alligator on order. do i need a filtiration system for his tank? if so, what kind? a regular filter are an underwater filtiration system? where can i purchase a coated rock for him to bask on? whats the best brand?
THANKS,
Travis Barnes



08/31/10  11:50pm

 #2172910


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  Message To: Hick   In reference to Message Id: 2172867


 HELP PLEASE

When my Caiman’s were little I used a water fountain pump and hooked it up to an external 55 gal tank filter and the filtered water returned to the tank like a water fall. That worked out really nice for a few years. After that I had to step up to a small swimming pool filter. Any natural flat rock or log will work nice as a basking spot, just use a ’’frosted flood light 45 watts to 75 watts’’ to heat the basking area... (((DON’T USE SPOT LIGHTS, THEY WILL BURN YOUR ANIMAL)))....



09/01/10  09:54am

 #2172966


Venom6547
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  Message To: Nile/water monitors   In reference to Message Id: 2172910


 HELP PLEASE

I use a normal fish tank filter with a waterfall for my tank and my gator loves it and for a basking spot i put half a cinder block and a piece of slate on top for him to hide under or whatever he wanted ill see if i can get pics up




Hope its easy to see the land area



09/01/10  02:59pm

 #2173990


Hick
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  Message To: Nile/water monitors   In reference to Message Id: 2172910


 HELP PLEASE

my hatchling has a white builr-up on his nose above his nostrils. anyone tell me y? thanks



09/06/10  03:21pm

 #2174014


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  Message To: Hick   In reference to Message Id: 2173990


 HELP PLEASE

Could you post a picture? It could help ID what is going on.



09/06/10  05:49pm

 #2174169


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  Message To: Nile/water monitors   In reference to Message Id: 2174014


 HELP PLEASE

yeah. let me figure out how to hook my camera up to the internet. it will be by today. i appreciate the info and help.



09/07/10  11:25am

 #2180553


CorbinDCreptiles
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  Message To: Hick   In reference to Message Id: 2174169


 HELP PLEASE

if you dont know its proper care you shouldnt be getting one



10/12/10  07:46am


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