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Discussion in 'Water Dragons' started by Ultima78, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. Ultima78

    Ultima78 Elite Member

    I was handling my water dragon. There was a pretty decent size scarlet June Beetle that I didnt know was there until my water dragon jumped, ran SUPER fast, and gobbled it up EASILY. Now I live in Florida so I'm worried it MIGHT have pesticides. I put my dragon under his basking light immeadiatly so it could digest faster. Any advice?
  2. cassicat4

    cassicat4 Subscribed User Premium Member

    All you can really do is watch him for the next few days. Pesticides in high enough quantity will make your dragon quite sick, and you'd likely see lethargy, dull eyes, dehydration (or excessive thirst), appetite loss, and possible regurgitation. If any of these symptoms do become present, I would suggest a vet ASAP.
  3. Ultima78

    Ultima78 Elite Member

    Alright no signs at all now.
  4. Thalatte

    Thalatte Elite Member

    He should be good then. My reptiles have eaten a few bugs that get trapped in their enclosures somehow and though concerning it isn't something you can prevent 100% so just do your best.

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