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Leopard gecko eats very little. Few crickets and a few meal
leopard gecko eats very little. Few crickets and a few meal worms a week. Tried, Dubai roaches, small goliath worms, butter worms, super worms. Anything else i can try. Looks fine, sheds fine. Has a m… read more
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Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail
Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail my son says … read more
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Our gecko will not eat and looks very bloated. Please help!
Our gecko will not eat and looks very bloated. Please help! … read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko is having serious issues with the shedding
My leopard gecko is having serious issues with the shedding on its head/face. It is like a hood and seems to be affecting his eyes. This is a new problem. He has always shedded so clean and with no pr… read more
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Hi my son has leopard gecko for 5 weeks now.We were told that
Hi my son has leopard gecko for 5 weeks now.We were told that he was about 7 months when he got it.Our problem is that he can't hunt for his food.He won't eat crickets or meal worms but will eat morio… read more
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Joan
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My sons female gecko is having an issue she has stopped eating
My sons female gecko is having an issue she has stopped eating and seems to have some yellowing under her tummy where she would have an egg usually forming. We don't have reptile vet in our town so wh… read more
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Joan
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I have a 7 y/o male Gecko , is clearly constipated - taken
I have a 7 y/o male Gecko , is clearly constipated - taken to see a vet , he was givem 3ml's of fluid sc and some vitb12. I was told to soak him in warm water 3-4 times a day . Ihave done that, he is … read more
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Joan
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we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating
we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating for weeks. We have tried tking the heads of the crickets and hand feeding him, that worked a couple of times. Then we tried smashed up a pie… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
eyes..extremely lethargic and also has an odd coloring to his belly.
My leopard gecko hasn't opened his eyes in over three days. He is extremely lethargic and also has an odd coloring to his belly. What is going on and what can I do? Is it too late?… read more
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Joan
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First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks.
First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks. Then he started again. Now he is not eating, losing lots of weight. attempts to eat a cricket, but it gets away. is not fast enough. i hold th… read more
Joan
Joan
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Why does our 2yr old gecko keep rolling on its back It had
Why does our 2yr old gecko keep rolling on its back? It had been lethargic for a few days prior. If it's dieing, is there something we can do to ease its pain?… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is
hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is autistic and is an avid insect and animal lover. He has done an excellent job for the past four years looking after his animal. However he r… read more
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Joan
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African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample
African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample food (crickets) for 6 weeks. He is looking pretty bad - tried to force feed today but no interest. Movements slower than used to be. His… read more
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my geko is constipated. I have tried child electrolytes have
my geko is constipated. I have tried child electrolytes have tried warm baths with tummy rub. Any ideas… read more
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Anna
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and greedy and feeds well, but doesn't seem to bully the female. She is about 2 years old, and although very eager to eat, as soon as she has a … read more
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Joan
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I am babysitting my granddaughters spotted gecko, age about
I am babysitting my granddaughters spotted gecko, age about 5 months. His feet are caked with sand. I have tried a warm water bath to no avail. How do I get him cleaned up and is this bad for his "toe… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
hello i was wondering if you can help i have a 11 week leopard
hello i was wondering if you can help i have a 11 week leopard gecko who was housed on sand substrate when i got her but i house her on newspaper we have had her for nearly 3 weeks now, she seems quit… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
Our leopard gecko is 5 years old - never had any problems till
Our leopard gecko is 5 years old - never had any problems till now - all of a sudden got stopped eating live crickets and go really skinny - does this mean his is impacted is there anything we can do … read more
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Anna
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