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    Gaping mouth when basking

    I didn't think artificial would be an issue as most enclosures are filled with fake flexible branches and leaves. What would be issue be?
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    Gaping mouth when basking

    She's free ranging on the limitations of the gardenia tree. She can roam all over it.....even climb down to the soil. But she can't climb the pot (it's glass) and so she simply climbs back up the tree. The size of the tree (for now) gives her a wide range of branches to climb on. I may move to...
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    Gaping mouth when basking

    Thanks for the quick response and advice! I'm assuming a solarmeter is different from a temp-gun to I'll look at getting one. I've already moved the bulb back 2 inches. She's getting misted 4x a day for 1min plus manual spraying by myself about 2x a day. She won't do superworms yet.....I...
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    Gaping mouth when basking

    ***this is a restarted thread*** My young veiled is occasionally holding her mouth open when she basks as other have mentioned. But she has MANY branches to move to. She can easily climb 30' away in complete shade or grab branches slightly above/below the heat source. If she has these options...
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    Slightly opened mouth ?

    You got it. Sorry. Others forums give you a hard time for starting new threads on 'recycled' topics that have been mentioned before. But I'll do it! Thanks!
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    Slightly opened mouth ?

    She about 6.5' inches away from a 80w mercury vapor bulb. Huh....even my gut tells me that's too close. My temp gun is at school.....I can bring it back and use it tomorrow to check. She's also 50% covered by a leaf. I'm thinking I should move the bulb back 2-3 inches. The gaping is on/off. But...
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    Slightly opened mouth ?

    My young veiled is holding her mouth open when she basks as other have mentioned. But she has MANY branches to move to. She can easily climb 30' away or grab branches slightly above/below the heat source. If she has these options yet choses to be so close that her mouth opens.....should I just...
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