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Old 30-09-2010, 11:15 AM
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As the title says how often do you feed you lizards ,esp iguanas ,beardies and leos
I personally feed every other day with fresh water daily ,
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Old 30-09-2010, 12:39 PM
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Thats a vastly wide and random question!

Adults or babies?

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Iguanas everyday. As much as they will eat.
Beardie offered livefood every other day, salad offered the same.
Leos/fat tails have mealworms at all times and crix/locusts offered weekly.
Everything has water at all times.
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Thats a vastly wide and random question!

Adults or babies?

Talking adults:
Iguanas everyday. As much as they will eat.
Beardie offered livefood every other day, salad offered the same.
Leos/fat tails have mealworms at all times and crix/locusts offered weekly.
Everything has water at all times.

Adults
Oh and i should note i do feed iguanas daily
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Old 30-09-2010, 01:57 PM
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Oh and i should note i do feed iguanas daily
Hehe, thats good then!
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i feed my leos every other day on crix but they have mealworm and water at all times and a pot of calcium powder at all times too
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I only have Iguanas out of your list. I feed daily.
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Every other day, locust not crix...yuk! horrible things, fresh water daily, my leos show absolutely no interest in meal worms at all, though do all like the morios when theyre on offer!
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I feed my leos about 2 or 3 times a week depending on the time of the year. My cresties are every 2 or 3 days. Babies every other day for cresties and daily for leos.
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We feed our Tortoises every day - 2 days greens - 3 rd day fruit - 2 days greens again - 6 th day fruit - 7th day protein day such as a teeny bit of meat or the Komodo complete tortoise food which they LOVE - and calcium twice a weeka s they are babies :)

Pet Beardie gets fed every day - greens with a few mealies in the morning - crickets in the evening - calcium every day

Chams get fed crickets every day - am starting to try Mr Grumpy (Yemen) out with other things now like greens - mealies and waxworms but so far he just stares at them wondering what the hell they are LOL - but then he is only a baby too :)

Leos have a constant supply of mealies and calcium so they can feed ad lib - fresh water daily - 2 - 3 times a week they get a treat of a few locusts or crickets

May not be 100% right by other's opinions but this system works for us
We breed our own mealies and buy in the crickets and locusts
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We feed our Tortoises every day - 2 days greens - 3 rd day fruit - 2 days greens again - 6 th day fruit - 7th day protein day such as a teeny bit of meat or the Komodo complete tortoise food which they LOVE - and calcium twice a weeka s they are babies :)

Pet Beardie gets fed every day - greens with a few mealies in the morning - crickets in the evening - calcium every day

Chams get fed crickets every day - am starting to try Mr Grumpy (Yemen) out with other things now like greens - mealies and waxworms but so far he just stares at them wondering what the hell they are LOL - but then he is only a baby too :)

Leos have a constant supply of mealies and calcium so they can feed ad lib - fresh water daily - 2 - 3 times a week they get a treat of a few locusts or crickets

May not be 100% right by other's opinions but this system works for us
We breed our own mealies and buy in the crickets and locusts
what type of torts do you have???
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