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VItamins and Supplements

Postby Coomassie » Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:44 am

Hey all,

I was just curious if anyone used vitamins or supplements with their BTS? If you do, what are they?

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Postby Bird_Brain » Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:56 am

Yes I do. Calcium w/ and w/o D3 (Use w/ D3 more than w/o it) and a multivitamin. I usually just use Repi-Cal brand, but currently been using Zoo-Med brand because I bought it at a good price. I have also used the Cal-Stron (I believe that is the brand). I usually like Repi-cal only because of the brand name. They have been around quite sometime and have never heard anything bad about them.
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Postby Coomassie » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:06 am

What is the brand of multivitamin you use? I've been thinking of picking one up for all of my reptiles but there are so many to choose from.
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Postby Bird_Brain » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:08 am

Its Rep-cal as well.
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Postby Coomassie » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:10 am

I realized what a stupid question that was as soon as I looked up. I just saw Repti-Cal and thought it was just calcium.
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Postby Katrina » Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:20 pm

Same as Brad, except for Calcium without D3 I just use crushed up egg shell. :D
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Postby Scotts1au » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:10 pm

Note on feeding eggshell. If you are, make sure it is dried and crushed to a powder.

I've seen it come out the other end of young blueys the way it went in. I believe in small blueys there is a risk of impaction from it.
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Postby Usersafe » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:16 pm

That's what I use, powdered eggshell calcium I got from one of the members here, Reptayls. Has lasted a long time.

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Postby Katrina » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:38 pm

Thanks for the clarification Scott. I should have explained that better!

I always bake shells in the oven until brittle and then crush them up. :) And my guys are adults (Jax is by no means "small"!).
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Postby Rush » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:04 pm

I use reptical as well. I also use calcium w/d3 and without at certain intervals.
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Postby Edward » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:41 pm

Nope, except for crushed eggshell once in a blue moon.

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Postby blue_soda025 » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:50 pm

I use a multivitamin (Herptivite) about once every 1-2 weeks and crushed egg shells about weekly.

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