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Huera
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 What should i do

I have 3 chuckwallas that were caught in the wild. Whenever I give them plants they wont eat them, but they love crickets and wax worms. Should I try to give them plants still and cut back on the insects? I just donít want to give them something that will harm them later. Please let me know. Thanks



06/18/07  08:12pm

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  Message To: Huera   In reference to Message Id: 1323798


 What should i do

wc chuckawallas are hard to get to eat i would not take crickets away if they are not eating keep trying for the plants try giving them dandylions mine loved them



06/18/07  10:55pm

 #1324968


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  Message To: Reptilecam   In reference to Message Id: 1324030


 What should i do

Try the dandelion flowers and see if they will eat. Some are shy and will not eat if you are watching. If they eat the flowers then start to introduce some greens (collard greens, mustard greens, endive, watercress, etc...) and hopefully they will eat.



06/19/07  04:37pm

 #1337836


Huera
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  Message To: Dallas0218   In reference to Message Id: 1324968


 What should i do

Where can I get the dandelion flowers, I tried a nursery and they were like thatís a weed.



06/28/07  04:30pm

 #1339019


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  Message To: Huera   In reference to Message Id: 1337836


 What should i do

They are considered a weed. Some supermarkets sell the dandelion leaves, but not flowers. Try a local park or area where there is grass growing if you donít have them growing in your own yard..



06/29/07  11:42am

 #1347094


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  Message To: Dallas0218   In reference to Message Id: 1339019


 What should i do

Do they eat the actual flower or the leaves???



07/05/07  06:06pm

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  Message To: Huera   In reference to Message Id: 1347094


 What should i do

They will eat both the flower and leaves, but seem to prefer the flowers.



07/06/07  04:26pm


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