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She has just developed a hard lump under her neck. She is a
Hello She has just developed a hard lump under her neck. She is a ten year old leopard gecko. She did just shed last night but nothing like this has happened before … read more
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My leopard gecko has a hard lump on her arm, Only about four
She was bitten on her snout a few ago. recovered well after a shed… read more
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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
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Anna
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I have a young leopard gecko who hasnt eaten in at least a
I have a young leopard gecko who hasn't eaten in at least a week. Tonight I discovered a large blockage protruding from the anus. It is rock hard and I currently have him soaking in a small dish of te… read more
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Anna
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I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them
I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them is smaller than the other, was born with a portion of the umbilical cord still attached and had trouble opening one of his eyes. He later ope… read more
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pet store..seem to be eating and I havent seen any droppings..feeding
we just got a baby leopard gecko from the pet store a few days ago- he doesn't seem to be eating and I haven't seen any droppings yet. his belly just started to turn a strange bruise (blackish) color.… read more
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Joan
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quite a fat tummy, but her tail and back end is getting thinner..poo
my lepard gecko has lost a lot of weight, she has quite a fat tummy, but her tail and back end is getting thinner? her poo's look normal.… read more
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Joan
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droppings..feeding..warm bath and massaged his belly what is up
we got a baby leopard gecko about two week ago, so far we have not seen any droppings, the heater is at the right tempature, he has a humed hidy-hole, and we are feeding him/her 3 babey crikets dusted… read more
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Anna
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I have a leoppard Geco that was fine 2 weeks ago. He was eating
I have a leoppard Geco that was fine 2 weeks ago. He was eating every other day same time each evening and now he is refusing food, drinking more than he use to, and his tail has gotten much more skin… read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
My leopard gecko has stopped eating. We've tried mealworms, waxworms, crickets, dehydrated food---even kale, but she doesn't want to eat. Her tail has deteriorated and she's having difficulty shedding… read more
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Joan
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my gecko has a large lump on the left side of his head. just
my gecko has a large lump on the left side of his head. just behind the eye and including the eye. he is not eating as well but is still eating and drinking water. he is spending a lot more time on th… read more
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Anna
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pet shop..that are really thin and lethargic,I have read..baby food
I work in a pet shop and we have recently started selling reptiles. I went on a two day course to be able to sell them but they didn't teach us any health issues relating to the reptiles we sell. We c… read more
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We have a male and female leopard geckos in the same cage.
We have a male and female leopard geckos in the same cage. Our female dropped her tail last night and it's not in the cage. One of them obviously ate it and i'm worried about them becoming impacted. I… read more
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Joan
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
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Joan
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We have a 2 year old leapard gecko Porshe and we just noticed
We have a 2 year old leapard gecko Porshe and we just noticed this morning she has a large bump on her right back leg which she is sort of dragging along at times. We don't see how she could have inju… read more
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Anna
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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
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Joan
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My geckos habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large
My gecko's habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large and too heavy for me to carry outside. Is there a way to get rid of these pests without harming the gecko? The last time something of th… read more
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Anna
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One of my leopard geckos has a pronounced lump on each side
One of my leopard geckos has a pronounced lump on each side directly behind its front legs. This is the second occurence of this condition. The first time occured when the lizard was a juvenile. My so… read more
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