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I have a leopard gecko and today I noticed that his toes
I have a leopard gecko and today I noticed that his toes were white and crooked. He is fairly new and has not shed yet so maybe it is that? I am just worried because this is my first gecko and I'm not… read more
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Dr. Michelle
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I have a leopard gecko and it is not eating and its tail is
I have a leopard gecko and it is not eating and its tail is very small. its eyes are brown and looks like there is something covering them. It has live crickets in its cage and will not eat them. … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
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We have a leopard gecko with swollen back feet. We haven't
we noticed the swelling today. He is named "Leo" and is about a year and half old … read more
Joan
Joan
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He has a brown spot on his underbelly. Leopard gecko. His
He is shedding and there appears to be some film on his right eye so he can hardly open it. I tried to get off some of the skin… read more
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Joan
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His eyes appear to be shut, or partially open and I don't
His eyes appear to be shut, or partially open and I don't know what is wrong with him. … read more
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Joan
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I got a albino leopard gecko from a friend and they weren't
I got a albino leopard gecko from a friend and they weren't taking very good care of it .it had a bunch of shedded skin stuck to its toes and it had been there for a long time it looke like so I soake… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
My ~10 month old Leopard gecko, Steve, is not shedding as far as I can tell. I've tried increasing the calcium in his diet, and feeding more often. I've only noticed him show signs that he's going to … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
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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
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
My son has owned a leopard gecko for about 17 months and has
My son has owned a leopard gecko for about 17 months and has not cared for it properly. I fear it suffers from malnutrition so I have started feeding it mealworms- and it does eat them ocassionally, a… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
tried to use a warm water soaked Q-tip and a cotton ball..warm bath
My leopard gecko seems to have something stuck in his eye since his last shed, it looks like dead skin. I have tried to use a warm water soaked Q-tip and a cotton ball and even let him soak last night… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
We fed him soon after he got home..Nine days ago, he stopped eating.
We bought a leopard gecko 16 days ago. We fed him soon after he got home, and laughed at how quickly he pounced on the crickets. Nine days ago, he stopped eating. I know that leo geckos can have a dec… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
my leopard gecko is not opening its eyes. He recently shed
my leopard gecko is not opening it's eyes. He recently shed his skin and I thought it was skin in its eyes, but now I'm not so sure. What should I do?… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about putting a humid house in the tank, and he has shed and the skin did not come away from his eyes. I tried wiping with a damp towel and the… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
Hi, I have two leopard geckos. I've had both for about 6 years now... one of them has seemed to have gone blind in one eye. He can still see/sense a little bit. I watch him look and follow crickets pa… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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didnt eat..I feed him yesterday and he only ate maybe six
my leapard gecko just shed recently and didnt eat the shed skin, then it seemed like a week maybe two weeks later he shed again but didn't even pull half of the skin off. I pulled most of it off and f… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
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seen) but we didnt know about the moist humid hide
My son has had a leopard gecko for about 10 months. He was small when we got him and he is still pretty tiny. He just started to shed about two weeks ago for the first time (that we have seen) but we … read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
When our leopard gecko is shedding over its head, it sheds
When our leopard gecko is shedding over its head, it sheds over its eyes. The gecko does not remove the dead skin which prevents it from seeing, i.e. finding water or food. Should we help by removing … read more
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Joan
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Private
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasn't been eating at all for the last couple of weeks. His tail is getting steadily skinnier, and a week ago I was prompted to look online for solutions to thi… read more
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Joan
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