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 My MHD appears sick- what’s going on with him??

My MHD seemed fine for the past few months that I’ve had him- angry and energetic and eating worms well. I didn’t see him for a few days (he likes to hide in a certain bush and becomes almost invidible) and when I went to clean his cage, he was very bloated and had a weird patch of skin right in front of one of his back legs. It almost appeared like a really bad shedding patch, but a closer look made me wonder if it’s a growth. I"m really not sure what on earth is going on. Here are a couple of shots of him- please can someone help me???









09/04/12  07:37pm

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  Message To: Stormy   In reference to Message Id: 2279001


 My MHD appears sick- what’s going on with him??

I wish I could help i’m sorry. Perhaps find an exotic vet or herp specialist to get her or him a check up. I have a few questions myself actually, I would really appreciate it if you could help.

My baby girl Mountain Horned Dragons name is "ACE", the guys at the pet store said she was around 3 years old(maybe shes younger.) She is pretty thin but a good length, pretty dark and light shades of brown.She loves crickets with calcium powder better than just plain crickets. At first she was pretty active, rambunctious even. She would climb up my shoulder in my hair and perch on top of my head. She likes to tower over things, or she would fall asleep on my chest and id wrap a jacket or blanket over us to keep her warm. Last night she started acting a little strange. She was very lethargic and kept going limp, of course she was breathing but she wouldnt even open her eyes. She has been sleeping all day, hasn’t even woken up to eat a cricket or drink from her Exo-Terra waterfall. I am also looking for some advice on heat and humidity... I have a Repti Basking Spot Lamp 50W. Should I get another light to raise the temp, and just have two
lights.. Thank You for your time and consideration.



11/03/12  08:28pm

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  Message To: Aunie   In reference to Message Id: 2284537


 My MHD appears sick- what’s going on with him??

Hey, sorry I didn’t get back to you before now!! I just saw this today; had given up on any response from this after a couple of weeks. Your best bet is to visit this website; it sounds like you might need to change your husbandry a bit. Here:

http://www.froggieb.com/MHDHome.html

This person used to breed MHDs for a long time, and knows what she’s talking about. How is your dragon doing now???



12/10/12  12:42pm


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