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 #2086199


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 My golden

My G.G. is a little thin. Not like unhealthy thin, but I think he could use some extra weight. What should I feed him to pack a little bit of weight?



10/19/09  11:15pm

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  Message To: Lovesgeckos   In reference to Message Id: 2086199


 My golden

waxworms are a good idea



10/20/09  12:44am

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  Message To: The cooking guy   In reference to Message Id: 2086223


 My golden

thanks



10/20/09  08:25am

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  Message To: Lovesgeckos   In reference to Message Id: 2086199


 My golden

im using mealworms or fat crickets i got from a bait shop anyway my gg is loving mealworms:)



10/26/09  03:25pm

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  Message To: Geicko gecko   In reference to Message Id: 2088786


 My golden

Really? That’s weird because my gg can’t stand meal worms. He also won’t eat roaches for anything either. He ate one roach and would not eat anymore. He’s a picky little guy ;)



10/27/09  10:57am

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  Message To: Lovesgeckos   In reference to Message Id: 2089010


 My golden

mines picky about hunting he wont feed by himself ussually so i have to hand feed him every once in awhile mostly when he looks skinny im posting pics soon but i took them w a cell phone so idk about the quality anyway hell take them right out of my hand



10/29/09  07:53pm

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  Message To: Lovesgeckos   In reference to Message Id: 2089010


 My golden

all geckos will sometimes prefer one food over another. Some love hunting active prey. I taught Sade the goldie to eat from a dish. He use to refuse mealies until I fed him superworms. When the supers made him obese, I downgraded to the mealie and he eventually went after them over time.


If you feed waxworms, only give one or two a week. They can be highly addictive and too many over too long a period will give your gecko FattyLiverDisease. You can optionally feed superworms, but only one or two at a time (since they’re huge) every other day, and only do this until you feel that your gecko is under a manageable weight, then switch off. Supers can also be addictive.

Remember that geckos can become obese. What you may think is thin could be perfectly acceptable. Here’s an old thread on obese goldies that I made ages ago. Link



10/29/09  11:50pm

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  Message To: Geicko gecko   In reference to Message Id: 2089827


 My golden

Mine will take crickets from hand also (but with mine it’s safer to use tweezers... he gets excited. lol) I think he didn’t like the roaches as much because they where to fast for him, but then again he did eat one and never ate them again. Those things where a pain to get back out of the cage... so I have vowed to never use roaches with him again. lol



10/30/09  12:03pm


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