Glass scratching and surfing

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Glass scratching and surfing

Postby codybryan » Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:01 pm

My two year old male skink constantly glass scratches and surfs. Any ideas how to stop this? It’s a PVC enclosure that’s 4’ x 2’ x 2’ with lots of plants and hiding areas. It’s passed the normal amount of surfing and he spends almost all day trying to get out. I’m at a loss as to what to do. Thanks.
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Re: Glass scratching and surfing

Postby kingofnobbys » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:31 pm

Check for poos , my skinks do this if they have done a poo and want it gone (because it's stinky)
They also do this if they want to come out for freerange time or snuggles too. More time out will help I think (let him explore about and burn off some that energy).
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Re: Glass scratching and surfing

Postby mb606587 » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:40 pm

Make sure your temperatures and humidity are appropriate for the species. Sometimes if it's too hot or not humid enough, they'll try to "escape."
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Re: Glass scratching and surfing

Postby splashy07 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:59 am

Could also be male seasonal behavior, mine are absolutely insane right now and the girls aren't up yet.
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Re: Glass scratching and surfing

Postby aaronhouts » Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:24 am

splashy07 wrote:Could also be male seasonal behavior, mine are absolutely insane right now and the girls aren't up yet.

That was my thought, too.
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