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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    I hate that she's still having issues. As I'm sure you know, eye issues are unfortunately pretty common with leos, but it doesn't make it any less troubling. I know some issues can be treated with just over the counter eye washes, and a little help from you, and I hope that's all this is and not something more troubling.

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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    Quote Originally Posted by dakski View Post
    I am not sure if she's going to get stuck on the hornworms, but I am not sure I care. They are not a bad food, just not ideal.
    They are not bad at all, and probably better than mealworms!

    One of my girls loves them (the other, not so much)

    Once March hit both my girls have slowed down. The larger one who only eats mealworms hasn't eaten anything in a month. The smaller one took a week off and has since gone back to crickets and hornworms.

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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugsplox View Post
    I hate that she's still having issues. As I'm sure you know, eye issues are unfortunately pretty common with leos, but it doesn't make it any less troubling. I know some issues can be treated with just over the counter eye washes, and a little help from you, and I hope that's all this is and not something more troubling.
    Quote Originally Posted by Andiamo View Post
    They are not bad at all, and probably better than mealworms!

    One of my girls loves them (the other, not so much)

    Once March hit both my girls have slowed down. The larger one who only eats mealworms hasn't eaten anything in a month. The smaller one took a week off and has since gone back to crickets and hornworms.

    Thank you both!

    I got silkworms today and they still have some growing to do to be an ideal food for Cleo. However, I fed her one of the larger one (still pretty small) and she loved it! So that's a great sign. She also ate a waxworm covered it calcium and vitamins. Want to make sure I am getting some good nutrients into her.

    I think between hornworms, silkworms, and the occasional wax worm, Cleo will be okay diet wise. However, we will see about the eye.

    The eye wash and eye gel is coming tomorrow and we will see how that works.

    I'll keep everyone posted.

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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    Quote Originally Posted by dakski View Post
    Took some fresh pics of the girls (not great, but okay pics).

    Cleo looking good:





    Carra and Kayla:




    Oh, Carra, those eyes!


    Aww thanks for sharing! They are so beautiful! I am looking into getting a leo, and if there is anything I should know as far as shedding that would be quite helpful! Some people say just moisten there moist hide more than usual (does there hide have to be humid when they aren't shedding?) and then leave them alone after that. If they are having trouble I guess you are supposed to mist them and use a q-tip to help get it off of there toes?
    My new Leo, Aya


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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    Quote Originally Posted by Courage View Post
    Aww thanks for sharing! They are so beautiful! I am looking into getting a leo, and if there is anything I should know as far as shedding that would be quite helpful! Some people say just moisten there moist hide more than usual (does there hide have to be humid when they aren't shedding?) and then leave them alone after that. If they are having trouble I guess you are supposed to mist them and use a q-tip to help get it off of there toes?
    I keep a moist hide in my LG's enclosures at all times. They shed every 3-4 weeks, and it's hard to know for certain when they are going into shed sometimes (I have 2 LG's and 10 other reptiles, so there is a lot going on here). Better to be safe than sorry.

    The few times I've had issues, a quick soak in shallow water for a bit and a gentle rubbing with a q-tip as you say, should get it all off their toes. The key word here is "gentle." However, using the moist hide, and keeping temps and humidity where they should be (husbandry is the best defense against most issues), this shouldn't happen too often.

    Good luck and keep us posted.

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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    Quote Originally Posted by dakski View Post
    I keep a moist hide in my LG's enclosures at all times. They shed every 3-4 weeks, and it's hard to know for certain when they are going into shed sometimes (I have 2 LG's and 10 other reptiles, so there is a lot going on here). Better to be safe than sorry.

    The few times I've had issues, a quick soak in shallow water for a bit and a gentle rubbing with a q-tip as you say, should get it all off their toes. The key word here is "gentle." However, using the moist hide, and keeping temps and humidity where they should be (husbandry is the best defense against most issues), this shouldn't happen too often.

    Good luck and keep us posted.
    Ok, thanks, this is quite helpful! I am going to a reptile show soon and hope to get one there?!? Now I have to lay down there substrate tile and get there hides.
    My new Leo, Aya


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    Re: Finally - 5 years late: An introduction to Cleo, Carra, and Kayla

    I had to euthanize Cleo today. I will miss her tremendously.

    Here is a link as to why and the post I made in the "Rainbow Bridge" section of the site.

    https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...52#post2754952

    Thank you everyone who has been there for me the past few months with Cleo deteriorating. I greatly appreciate it.

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    I am so sorry! (Posted in that forum)

    I was wondering if you could tell me how to make a forum, I got a baby Leo!
    My new Leo, Aya


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