At 15:13 01/06/98 -0400, you wrote:
>From: NTM <nmanwari@...>
>What is the consensus on the list about when to start crickets with young
I think Thomas pretty well said it...hatchling crickets are smaller than D.
hydei. In my experience, however, the movement patterns (or the body shape,
whatever) of the flies appeal more to the lizards than the movements of the
>I would not advise feeding waxworms (even the tiny ones) as Anolis often
>have trouble swallowing and digesting them.
I haven't observed those problems (but then again, most of my hatchlings
are probably already larger than many of your adults). The main problem I
have experienced with waxworms is that it can be nearly impossible to get a
lizard to eat something else after they have tasted waxworms.
Zainal L. Haberham, MSc
Dept. of Laboratory Animal Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
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