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 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

I came home, everything was fine, and alive. I go with my mom to the store to make a return, then to Petsmart to get some crickets and a female bahaman anole. I come home, and notice that Donut, my long tailed lizard female, didn’t come up to the front of the cage like she normally does. I put in some crickets to feed them, and then I see Donut, dead, on my stick in my terrarium. I was shocked. Her eyes were closed, and her mouth was open with her tongue out. She wasn’t breathing, and I made sure. She was stiff, and dead on the stick.
Any idea why she suddenly died



05/23/13  08:53pm

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  Message To: Schreechies   In reference to Message Id: 2297644


 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

How long had you had her? could have been old
was her cage at the pet store or original tank clean? mites and parasites
and did you have a 75watt heat lamp? maybe didnt have calcium

im sorry for your loss, my hermit crab and my painted turtle all in the same week!
talk to ya soon



05/29/13  06:23am

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  Message To: Schreechies   In reference to Message Id: 2297644


 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

Screechies.. These are the ones that are all in the same 20 gallon that you nenver upgraded or seperated correct?
THIS is what happens when you dont provide proper husbandry.
Reptiles are experts at hiding these types of things.
My guess is parasite pverload finally killed it and stress from being in small enclosure for too long with no space was a factor too.
Please, please, please do your research and seperate your animals.
As always, if you are willing i am happy to provide you with info.
Good luck.

Rexx



06/01/13  01:00am

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  Message To: Rexxaroo   In reference to Message Id: 2298046


 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

I also forgot to mention that you should clean your entire enclosure, top to bottom including all decor.
You need to test all other animals in the cage, and quarantine each individual for 5-7 days.

Rexx



06/03/13  10:48pm

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Jordan101stargrly
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  Message To: Schreechies   In reference to Message Id: 2297644


 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

YOU killed her bro!




ps. you could die if u not careful bro!



07/16/13  03:36pm

 #2299702


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  Message To: Jordan101stargrly   In reference to Message Id: 2299592


 Long Tailed Lizard died for unkown reasons

@ Rexx, yes I did that. They were all tested, all fine. The Long tailed had a heart issue apparently, was born with it. My anoles are fine.
@Jordan, like I just said, she had a heart problem.



07/19/13  03:20pm


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