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 Stressed water dragon need help fast

i have a baby chinese water dragon that’s about 8 inches long. i have him in a 20 gallon tank, with a branch to climb on and this thing that has a log on the bottom and leaves coming out, i have bark chips on the bottom, a basking light, a uvb/uva bulb and a pie tin for water. my dragon is always brown but is head is green and along the bottom of him is green Any suggestions on how i can make it better so he will turn green?


01/26/04  7:56pm
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 #29504


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  Message To: Me   In reference to Message Id: 29429


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

Hey there!!! No worries friend. All baby water dragons are like that. They are darker so that they can have better camoflage on the ground. In a few months he should start getting color on his back. Usually, they will get greener once they have shed for the first time. If he gets real dark, almost black then thats when you know something is wrong. Here is a pic of Rocky. One of my Water Dragons. He is very healthy. He is about 3 months old and about 6-7 inches long total length. He hasn’t shed yet either. Anyway, hope this helps.
-Matt



01/26/04  9:32pm
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  Message To: Plankpx   In reference to Message Id: 29504


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

thanks a lot man, yeah my water dragon looks just like that. that helps a ton


01/26/04  9:49pm
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  Message To: Me   In reference to Message Id: 29509


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

well mine is very dark (greyish) i posted asking if he might be sick but no one replyed

he has also been hiding alot and a small section of his skin is peeling


01/27/04  8:24am
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 #29634


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  Message To: Craigy3   In reference to Message Id: 29591


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

Abe used to be very dark, but know he is very green. They grow out of it with age


01/27/04  1:18pm
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 #29638


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  Message To: Abe   In reference to Message Id: 29634


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

what age do they usually grow out of it at cause my water dragon is about 9-10 inches and he is still a bit brown


01/27/04  1:42pm
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 #31247


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  Message To: Evanoake   In reference to Message Id: 29638


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

Well, Abe is 31 1/2 CMs now, and he grew out of it when he was about 25CM


02/02/04  1:46pm
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  Message To: Abe   In reference to Message Id: 31247


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

ok thanx abe.
craigy i think that your water dragon is very stressed maybe your temps and humidity is wrong you might want to eaither boost it or lower the heat. and you should never keep a baby water dragon in any tank smaller than a 40 gallon at least


02/04/04  2:34pm
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  Message To: Evanoake   In reference to Message Id: 32024


 Stressed water dragon need help fast

Abe is now 34cm


02/06/04  3:39pm
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