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    Default One stubborn, tiny piece of shed

    Hi! My little (6-7 gram) crestie has one tiny piece of shed stuck on her head/crests. I've given her a sauna, kept her enclosure extra humid, and tried both a wet q-tip and my finger (gently of course) to try to get it off. It's not bothering her but I feel awful. If anyone has any other ideas or tips on how to do what I've done better please let me know! Thank you

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    You could try getting some reptile shedding aid this can be useful for stubborn shed.
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    From everything Iíve heard, if the leftover shed isnít where it could dry and constrict circulation, itís not a huge deal.

    Howís your humidity though? Sounds like most shedding problems for healthy geckos are due to improper humidity. Should be 90+ right after spraying at night, down to 50-60% during the day.

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    Now it's on her eyeball as well. Humidity gets to those numbers as well. Maybe I'll try another sauna or something

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    Yes no harm in giving her another sauna
    Ace Gargoyles
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