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Anole Eating Sphagnum Moss

Discussion in 'Anoles' started by Jaymin Sabean, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Jaymin Sabean

    Jaymin Sabean Active Member

    I found my Anole eating moss, which is at the bottom of the tank. Maybe he tried to get A cricket down there?) 15156706399651674139233.jpg
  2. iRene

    iRene Elite Member

    Her throat seems to be very full. I think she grabbed a cricket and the moss came with it.
  3. Jaymin Sabean

    Jaymin Sabean Active Member

    I don't know if I made the right decision, I pulled the moss out slowly. It came out all good, and she was fine after. Was that the right thing to do?
  4. Qwerty3159

    Qwerty3159 Elite Member

    Should be fine. Sometimes, particularly if the moss is dry and has been shredded into many small strands, its easy for animals to accidentally get some in their mouths. I've never had an issue with it but if you notice that this starts happening frequently then you might want to remove or cover the moss
  5. AmityReptiles

    AmityReptiles Well Established Member

    Yes that's typically the thing to do if they don't spit it out within a reasonable time.
  6. Jaymin Sabean

    Jaymin Sabean Active Member

    Yeah, she was trying to swallow it, not spot it out. Weird.

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