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 Needing advice from experienced keepers

I have a 3ft. female gator, about a month ago i had gotten her out of her enclosure twice in three days.(she is used to getting held once every week) obviously, this stressed her out and for the first week she was constantly trying to get out of her enclosure after that she settled down and now seems to be fine. however, in the past 35 days she has only eaten a shrimp and a few minnows, she doesn’t have much of an appetite at all and has not gone back to regular feeding. her water temps are 80-81 degrees and the room she is in is 81 degrees. her behavior is back to normal all except her appetite. what can and should i do? i would greatly appreciate ANY advice and suggestions. thanks.



10/31/10  10:24am

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 Needing advice from experienced keepers

If the temps are good you may want to bring her to a vet and have her checked for parasites



12/21/10  04:11pm

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  Message To: Big Gator   In reference to Message Id: 2184854


 Needing advice from experienced keepers

Do you have a full spectrum light on her ?

Regardless what many alligator owners do they for get this key element

Get a bulb with the right uv rays and you will see huge change .



08/28/11  02:47am


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