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 #2317679


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 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

whats up guy I have a new yellow monitor not sure of the age but maybe around a month or 2 but I’m worried because he only takes down only 2 pinkies a day , he’s very hyper and bask a lot and at night he sleeps where is much colder should I worry ? He’s basking area is 110-120 the bottom floor is 80’ and the humidity average from 40-60 but I need to keep spraying it in order to be at a 60-70 humidity



04/02/16  08:01pm

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  Message To: Jus me   In reference to Message Id: 2317679


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

try putting a sponge in a dish of water ( clean 1 x week-will increase humidity.)
Basking area too hot-90F-95F good-don’t want to burn animal
It will eat when it wants-try every other day and vary food items.



04/02/16  08:47pm

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  Message To: GrechRN   In reference to Message Id: 2317680


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Awesome thank you , another worry I have is that know he’s going under for days if I let him is that normal ? I put my fingers in the soil and it’s cold but the temperature reads 75’ and when I take him out he feels cold . Should I leave him alone ?



04/02/16  11:53pm

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  Message To: Jus me   In reference to Message Id: 2317685


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Can you post pictures of the enclosure?



04/03/16  04:20pm

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  Message To: 3240   In reference to Message Id: 2317688


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Don’t know how too put up pics yet



04/04/16  07:12am

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  Message To: 3240   In reference to Message Id: 2317688


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

basking spot is not too hot. they require 110-130. eating 2 pinkies daily seems just fine. if he rejects any food then worry



04/06/16  05:16am

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  Message To: Jus me   In reference to Message Id: 2317698


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

I would leave him alone, he is either hiding cause he is scared or his enclosure is too dry. what kind of enclosure do you have him in?



04/06/16  05:19am

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  Message To: Yaksha   In reference to Message Id: 2317721


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Cypress mulch today he or she ate 2 pinkies back to back , I was really happy . If he stays sleeping should I let him or wake him up to eat ?



04/07/16  08:12pm

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  Message To: Jus me   In reference to Message Id: 2317739


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Cypress mulch is not ideal. Should be a 50/50 sand/soil mixture, to hold moisture and allow digging.
also is the enclosure open top or closed?
I would wait till he is awake, although in my experience they are pretty aware of their surroundings so if you are messing around their cage they should be awake...



04/08/16  08:58am

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  Message To: Yaksha   In reference to Message Id: 2317744


 My baby yellow monitor barley eats should I worry ??

Thanks guys



05/07/16  09:55pm


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