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I can answer questions pertaining to health, UVB specifics, overall husbandry care & supplementation, analysis of blood test results, and behavioral problems & handling. I can answer questions pertaining to bearded dragons, leopard geckos, iguanas, uromastyx & ball pythons. I can answer adeno virus related questions in bearded dragons, & then specifically about the testing methods as well. I am beginning an Pogona Adeno Testing Society in 2008 which will help to begin to start some standardization within the bearded dragon colonies of the breeders who choose to test.

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I have been working with bearded dragons for over 5 years now, as well as leopard geckos, too. I am currently doing rescues, as well. I hope to be able to educate people prior to them purchasing an exotic pet in order to avoid any health crisis with them.


I have a master's degree in sports medicine & physiology, & 1 year of vet tech schooling, & am currently working on a reptile certification through the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council.

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2016-11-25 tail shed:

Hello Porsher,    Great, they are both pretty good.  I haven't had a chance to measure those lights with   a UVB meter in quite awhile, but on the forums they do get pretty good feedback overall.  I sure

2016-11-24 tail shed:

Hello Porsher,    Oh ok, terrific, I am glad to hear you are using both the Reptisun 5 & 10 tube bulbs for him.  Which Mercury vapor bulb are you going to switch to, the Arcadia?    I would recommend giving

2016-11-22 tail shed:

Hello Porsher,    Wow, Oreo looks really good!  He looks a lot like the black & white tegus.  He definitely is well fed, indeed.    So, right now he has free roam at the moment?    What type of UVB lighting

2016-11-19 What is your web site:

Hello Kelle,    So she got too much UVB for too long?  How close are her lights to her then, do you have a picture of her & her tank setup?  Try leaving the UVB light off for a day or so, just using the

2016-11-14 What is your web site:

Hello Kelle,    Oh sure!  What type of reptile will you be treating, a gecko or a bearded dragon, or other  type of reptile?  My website is:      Let me know if you have any questions


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