WAY UP? It's not that far. But don't sweat it, I understand how lazy
you are. ;)
> Arn't you way up by Seattle? If not let me know where and I will
> up and see your babies. Just remember it was YOUR idea!
> > Ohhhh I'm jealous now!!! You never offered to come meet my babies
> > For the record, it's been very hot and muggy up here in Skagit
Valley, WA as
> > well, and my gecko's tanks were stinky too. I also came home from
> > find the hot end of my 80g tank was at 101!!! Cool end was
holding at 80o
> > though so I did not stress about it.
> > I've now turned off all my ceramic IR heaters in my tanks - just
> > undertank heaters 24/7 and 100w red lamps in the day now.
> > I find that fresh lep gecko poop is WAYYY stinkier than dried
> > The OP mentioned one of the turds was softer than usual - maybe it
> > fresh?
> > 1/2 my geckos urates are yellowish, 1/2 are white. I don't know
> > Also it might be worth trying to feed your skinny guy in a
> > container (I use a plastic dish tub)... and offer 1 pinkie mouse
> > or so to fatten that lil girl up!
> > hth
> > fr0glet
> > > where do you live? I am in Corvallis oregon. If you are
> > > nearby within a couple hours i would love to see your babies
> > > And you are always welcome to come see mine. I have a bunch of
> > > colubrids.
> > > I noticed my lizard cages smelled alot more the last couple
> > > the temp went up here in the pacific NW. But a fecal should
> > > done once year aat least and sure cant hurt.
> > > jeff
> > > > Me again, the newbie owner of two juveniles, and I'll warn you
> > > > that I'm a bit paranoid when it comes to making sure these
> > > > healthy. That's why appreciate all of you that post and email
> > > > I ask these questions.
> > > > I had Stoli for about three weeks before introducing Citron,
> > > > slightly older and MUCH plumper than Stoli. Stoli has never
> > > > great deal to begin with, and refuses to eat from tongs,
although I do
> > > > see him catch the crickets...but his tail is always thin and
> > > > seem spindly. He sometimes shakes a bit when he walks as
> > > > Citron on the other hand will catch multiple crickets, eat
> > > > from tongs, and grows plumper. They get along fine, often
> > > > each other, and I see no bite marks or displays of aggression.
> > > > So I returned from a late work shift tonight, about 11:00pm,
> > > > to check on them. i'd left the lamp on, and they were both in
> > > > cool end of the tank, but i also noticed a very strong smell,
> > > > petroleum but fecal as well, coming from one "poo" on the warm
> > > > the tank. There were two piles there, one normal and solid,
> > > > (the smelly one) a bit softer than usual with a yellow lump at
> > > > instead of white. I don't know for certain which gecko did
> > > > after handling them both, Citron definitely smelled more like
> > > > petroleum odor than Stoli.
> > > > How worried should I be? It has been hotter than usual here
> > > > Pac. Northwest, and muggy besides, so they may have been a bit
> > > > the past two days, but they did have cover, water, and
> > > > Citron had also shed during the day. I hadn't noticed a smell
> > > > Stoli the first time he shed, but I thought maybe that was
part of the
> > > > scent? And do I need to get Stoli checked for just generally
> > > > less of an appetite?
> > > > thanks again, folks...
> > > > teresa