Category Archives: Misc
Random posts that I don’t intend on directing into certain topics..?
So I got my bulb in the mail finally this past weekend, few days ago, and its working awesomely. The bulb is the 160W Powersun mercury bulb which puts out heat as well as UV, but I am using my UV tube still in my cool zone. The only hold back was I had to run by Petsmart to get a larger dome fixture because the bulb is gigantic in my old fixture. But other than that, Yoshi’s color is looking good I can see where people are saying that it intensifies the color. He is perking up some, still lazy though. The top basking spot is 114 degrees, which is awesome.
Taco is doing good as usual, still hand feeding her baby crickets as treats 2x a week. I’m going to weigh her in a short time to see if shes come up from her previous 5 or 6 grams I forget, lol.
My dad gave me his video cam so I can finally video tape in really good quality my critters so I can post them on my Youtube :).
So Monday I started my 5 week mini summer courses for college algebra and philosophy, and I’m already burnt out LOL.
I just changed my layout theme thing and too lazy to remake the side information so I’ll do that tomorrow afternoon.
1) Taco ate 6 small/pinhead crickets last night for me. I hand fed her all of them, I’m going to end up spoiling her I’m pathetic :). Yoshi had his usual 30 large and 10 waxworms. I got him the Repti-something brand pellets, he likes them so far. At least the red colored ones, le sigh.
2) I ordered the 160W Power Sun UV mercury bulb for Yoshi, pretty excited to get that in soon. My job has the 100W Power Sun, but its $80 and I paid $40 something on Amazon for it.
3)I’m considering getting dubia roaches for Yoshi, not too sure as I have a typical phobia of them. But, they are smaller than the normal roaches and are slow movers so easier to catch. They’re just expensive.
4) I’m selling my brand new scale, see FB page for more details. http://www.facebook.com/KimsReptiles
So, I totally have been lazy again on updating so I finally am.
Not much has happened in my neck of the woods. Work-eat-sleep-work-eat-sleep. But, today is my day off from work and my dad came home from Iraq :).
Monday night I gave Taco her first crickets fed by me. It was funnnnn so cute! She hunted down 3 in her Kritter Keeper and I hand fed her the last one, I suppose she got kind of lazy. I was going to upload it from my Blackberry, but apparently my computer only wants to charge it not let me get my vids.
Stay tuned for a fully informative off my own knowledge and awesome forum friends at http://www.pangeareptile.com!
So I would have posted more care information over more species, but I unfortunately had to work – LOL.
Later on tonight once I’m done cleaning I’ll post some care pages and blog about the new addition some more.
She has been soo great so far, a jumping bean none the less. More pics are to come? YUS!!
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I made a tab up top of general care to getting started. This is NOT a 100% informative guide to specific species. It’s a *general* care with the options of what is out there.
I’m open to hearing opinions!
So this is my very first blog post, obviously and I’m excited to finally be able to blog about reptiles, myself, venting, etc etc. I’m still trying to set up my widgets – almost typed midgets :O- and get this page looking how I want.
Once I figure all this out I’ll write my first ACTUAL update on life blog =D.