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 #2275295


Snowowl
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 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

my watter monitors over a month old im trying to get her to eat pinky mice so she can get calsium n the vitamins she needs,,,she doesnt want to eat meat so i put one that kinda smelled hoping shed eat it is a rotted mouse bad for her whe shes a little over a month do babys eat rotted thing in the wild ,,shes an asian water moniter



08/02/12  11:39am

 #2275301


Gatorhunter
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  Message To: Snowowl   In reference to Message Id: 2275295


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Ummm...whats wrong with fresh mice? Live pinkie mice would trigger a feeding response better then a rotted mouse. I personally would not feed my monitor a rotten mouse.



08/02/12  12:01pm

 #2275303


Snowowl
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  Message To: Gatorhunter   In reference to Message Id: 2275301


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

ok thats somthing to try thanks..im just courius though do babys eat rotted meat in the wild do u know



08/02/12  12:05pm

 #2275304


MikesMonitors
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  Message To: Snowowl   In reference to Message Id: 2275295


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Your Monitor should be pounding pinkies!
What are your temps and caging like, post a photo if you can.
Mike



08/02/12  12:06pm

 #2275305


T15jimmy
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  Message To: MikesMonitors   In reference to Message Id: 2275304


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

I agree with Mike. What are your temps and setup? Also, Why are you not dusting all insects with a calcium/D3 supplement?



08/02/12  12:08pm

 #2275306


Snowowl
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  Message To: MikesMonitors   In reference to Message Id: 2275304


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

thir always at right temps shes eating n she ate meat a few times but all she wants is her crickets n i cant give her calsum n vitamins she chases her crickets n now just wants her crickets..lol



08/02/12  12:10pm

 #2275309


Snowowl
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  Message To: T15jimmy   In reference to Message Id: 2275305


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

yes i can do that but she doesnt always eat the crickets right away n she like them when they fall in the water n are struggling thats how i got her to first eat was throw them in the water. but i can try dusting the ..i was just woundering if the meat smelled a little if it would be more apealing to her but i wasnt sure if babys ate rotted meat mabe live baby pinkys are gona be best



08/02/12  12:15pm

 #2275339


T15jimmy
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  Message To: Snowowl   In reference to Message Id: 2275309


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

DUST THE CRICKETS WITH D3 AND CALCIUM!!!!! Why do you refuse to listen to everyone trying to give you sound advice?!?! You keep asking questions, waiting for someone to agree with YOU. There is a PROBLEM if your baby water monitor refuses food. Period. They should be willing to eat any animal prey item you put in front of it. Dead or alive. Still waiting on the enclosure pictures and temp gun temps in it. I’m imagining an aquarium or a bird cage......



08/02/12  02:32pm

 #2275341


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  Message To: T15jimmy   In reference to Message Id: 2275339


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Lol sorry jimmy I need a like button on that one lol bird cage I have seen it sad very sad



08/02/12  02:40pm

 #2275382


Snowowl
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  Message To: T15jimmy   In reference to Message Id: 2275339


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

i understand i did check her temps n the were 90 on one n 80 on the other i put her other bulb back in and fixed that..i bought her a live baby pinky n ill feed it to her in a couple days...and i bought calsium d3 to dust crickets..ok yea i am a bit stuborn but i did hear u n fixed these things..shes also in an 80 gal tank humidity is high in thir



08/02/12  06:22pm

 #2275388


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  Message To: Snowowl   In reference to Message Id: 2275382


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

It’s not very often that I see someone with such a...tenuous grasp on the English language. I can’t help but make presumptions about those who choose to type with such wild disregard for coherency. Perhaps the wolves taught you how to write as well as how to train varanids.



08/02/12  06:48pm

 #2275390


Snowowl
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  Message To: Metallisch   In reference to Message Id: 2275388


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

lol..yea im a terrible wrighter actualy im an artist hated righting.ur being hatful doesnt bother me its so sad ur so miserible of a person but lots a people turn to animals cause thir rejected by people...i myself am not so good luck with that anyway what matters is my lizard be ok im sure u can try n make sombody else miserable with hatful remarks ...u have a nice day,,lol



08/02/12  07:01pm

 #2275391


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  Message To: Metallisch   In reference to Message Id: 2275388


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Snowowl - is your glass tank with a screen top and a light over the screen? The lack of humidity and heat can make baby Water Monitors not eat. This species is jumpy as babies even though a good number of them can calm down as big adults. The things that make them not eat everything in sight are: lack of humidity, lack of heat, lack of hiding areas, playing with them and taking them out that makes them stressed out constantly. Screen tops don’t work out very good. Cover the screen with a board or some duct tape and foil or something that traps in wet hot air. 80 to 90 is marginally hot enough for Monitors. The basking should be 130°F with a temp gun (point and shoot device sold at www.tempgun.com) and about 110-115°F with a thermometer directly under the hot spot. I am certain you are too cool and probably too dry too with the open top on a guess. If you answer the questions honestly about the cage, we can help. Ignore the people cracking on you and worry about getting this lizard eating and healthy and growing or it won’t be around long.



08/02/12  07:01pm

 #2279434


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  Message To: Krusty   In reference to Message Id: 2275391


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

And another one bites the dust...



09/08/12  07:22pm

 #2279518


Infernalis
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  Message To: Casey15   In reference to Message Id: 2279434


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Quote:

And another one bites the dust...



Casey, You are just spinning your wheels on this one.



09/09/12  09:49am

 #2279520


Casey15
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  Message To: Infernalis   In reference to Message Id: 2279518


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

What does that mean?



09/09/12  10:09am

 #2279522


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  Message To: Casey15   In reference to Message Id: 2279520


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

No matter what you say.....she won’t listen.

Scott



09/09/12  10:10am

 #2279523


Infernalis
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  Message To: Rudiman   In reference to Message Id: 2279522


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Thanks Scott.



09/09/12  10:30am

 #2279526


Casey15
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  Message To: Infernalis   In reference to Message Id: 2279523


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Ah that makes sense



09/09/12  11:32am

 #2280083


Chrisga
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  Message To: Casey15   In reference to Message Id: 2279526


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

You can but why would you? Doesn’t trigger feeder any better than "fresh" rodents.

The only waters ive had that didn’t eat (crickets roaches mice) were sick ones. Sometimes it takes 1-2 weeks for you to visually see them being sick.. If yours eats one type of food but not another, that’s fine. If they are under 15" they might refuse mice of any size and just stick to insects for a bit. If they aren’t eating anything, you got a problem and about 3 days before they are dead. There is 0 tolerance in baby waters for food/water withdrawal. They need it daily.

Thing is they often won’t drink unless they eat so they will dehydrate even more. Mine always drink after eating, never seen them drink just for the sake of it.

Most of these imported guys are sick and about to be dead anyway... just saying.



09/12/12  03:28pm

 #2280100


Infernalis
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  Message To: Snowowl   In reference to Message Id: 2275306


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

Quote:

thir always at right temps



Don’t ya just love this type of response. See it every day.

Why do you refuse to just tell us what "right" is??

Numbers, or it didn’t happen.



09/12/12  04:52pm

 #2280115


Casey15
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  Message To: Infernalis   In reference to Message Id: 2280100


 Can u feed baby monitors rotted pinky mice

I see it too. Mostly when people then ask for the numbers something like this is the response "relax the temps r rite"



09/12/12  05:58pm


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