Scratched scales bad

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Scratched scales bad

Postby Bobo » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:01 pm

My bobo here is jamming its head in between its rocks and it's a strong fella as he cann move them closer to jam it head when I move them apart so now bobo has scraps and scales peeling off when it not shedding please help :hehe:
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Rachael t » Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:50 pm

Maybe you could put some betadine ointment on the worst ones ut not on the eye area. Wen Lizzie was attacking Tripod I had a similar thing with damaged scales too. I think the damage will eventually shed out.
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Bobo » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:17 pm

yea but the worst is like on the 'eyelid' so maybe to close and is there anything else as cant get my hands onto this stuff where i am i dont think will have aa look around
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Fatal_S » Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:07 am

If he's hurting himself on the rocks, take out the rocks.
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby El Lobo » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:50 pm

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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Bobo » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:06 pm

but i use the rocks as an useful way to keep his nails blunt and small as he don't like anyone cutting his nails + he also trys to run away when u pick him up so don't no whats happening there



als can blue tongues get a cold/flu as bob used to have 'snot' up his nose so washed them and put a eletric blanket under his tank to keep him warm then a few days later he was back to normal
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Fatal_S » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:11 pm

Give him something else to trim the nails, something not dangerous enough to hurt when he tries to get under it.

It sounds like he has/had an RI (Respiratory Infection). The warmth is great for RIs, but it could still be there and need treatment. It could explain why he's rubbing his eyes against rocks. Any sign of bubbles in the eyes/nose/mouth, or wheezing/crackling breathing?
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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Jeff » Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:56 pm

A thin flat rock or piece of tile should have the same effect on his nails, while not giving him anything sharp to rub his face/head on.

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Re: Scratched scales bad

Postby Bobo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:02 am

so no he does not have RI but am thinking of making a scratch patch in a corner BUT with something covering it so when he needs to scratch his nails he has that and then he can't hurt his gorges face and eyes


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