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    Gday guys. I am a little concerned about Sandy as she has just recently changed the way she sleeps. Usually she will sleep upright either hanging off the wall or her hammock. In the last week though she was starting sleeping completely flat. Is this an issue?

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    all looks pretty normal here ,any chance of more photos of your set up and a few details ,temps ,food ,lighting etc

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    Hi there - I'm with Rob, looks normal to me. They can sleep in odd places and in different positions - Opie sleeps wherever she is when the lights go out, including in her food bowl, different position different place most nights for her.

    Just a question - do you have that ceramic for night heating? If so and the nights are cold in your home maybe Sandy is seeking a warmer bed?

    But please do provide the extra info Rob asked for just to be sure that there is no reason other than change of preference causing Sandy to sleep in a different position.

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    G'day thanks for the replies.

    She is in and out of activity quite a bit. Maybe as she is getting older just a bit more lazy lol

    She has crickets every other day, salads when She will eat them (like a child when it comes to greens) she has some freeze dried stuff also that she picks at. Everything gets dusted.

    Her pooing has slowed a bit, the last she did was pretty much one big chunk of urate. She is plenty hydrated though, on a warm day last week she had a bath and a tiny drink.

    Her temps are around 38 basking, 20 cold end. I have been running a ceramic heat globe most winter as it's been pretty cold.

    She was also trying to dig on her rock ledge last night. I have just never noticed her dig or sleep flat. She has always slept hanging off something since she was small.

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    Do you use the ceramic during summer as well? I would remove the ceramic and put in a 75 or 100 watt spot light globe or even replace the ceramic and uvb for a MVB globe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon View Post
    Do you use the ceramic during summer as well? I would remove the ceramic and put in a 75 or 100 watt spot light globe or even replace the ceramic and uvb for a MVB globe
    No just a heat lamb and UVB in summer. No I tried 100w her basking spot gets up to like 50 so it's too hot. 50w most of summer or 75w.

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    This is her enclosure.

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    What size enclosure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon View Post
    What size enclosure?
    600x600x900

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    Her enclosure is actually too small, a full grown beardie should have about 120x60x60cm and the lights are set up wrong (typical of store bought glass enclosures), it amazes me that so-called reptile expert companies continue to pump out badly designed enclosures.
    First up it's made of glass- glass doesn't hold heat
    The light fittings are all in the wrong place as there is no heat gradient
    Your setup looks pretty good but it's just a little too small for a big dragon, it's obvious you have tried to make a nice home for your beardy
    slave to all my reptiles

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