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I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's
Hi, I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's friend last week. It doesn't look like the guy took very good care of it, he had a small 10 gallon tank that was never clean. I bought him a … read more
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Anna
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My son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It
Hi, my son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It molted last week while under the care of our cousin, and we just noticed this "twist" today when we let the gecko walk around in our livi… 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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My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few
My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few days and he is not himself his stomache is very fat and he isn't walking right. I gave him a few warm baths tonight and have tried a couple o… read more
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Joan
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we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasnt
we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasn't eaten anything or shown any interest at all in the crickets or mealworms. she has lost weight - her tail is not as plump and she looks much p… read more
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Joan
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My Leopord Gecko (baby, just got it from the pet store 3 weeks
My Leopord Gecko (baby, just got it from the pet store 3 weeks ago) lost his appatite about a week ago and we were concerned and then it shed its skin and read online that while it shed it's skin it l… read more
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Anna
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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual for a few days. Last night he had to be woken up and then ate just one cricket. Tonight he had to be woken and tried to eat but couldn't … read more
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Joan
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Hello, I have a 4yr old male leopard albino gecko Louie. He
Hello, I have a 4yr old male leopard albino gecko Louie. He usually eats wax worms and dusted crickets. About 3 days ago I noticed he was lethargic and his right side of his jaw was swollen. He has lo… read more
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Joan
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eating well..He offers meal worm and crickets to him...5 months old
My son's leopard gecko has not been eating well for over a week. He offers meal worm and crickets to him. The gecko is 5 months old and in a 10 gallon tank. Is the tank too small?… read more
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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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Joan
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yr old and has recently drastically lost weight..her tail..skinny
our leopard gecko is almost a yr old and has recently drastically lost weight. her tail is incredibly skinny, and i'm very concerned. any ideas or suggestions? PLEASE help… read more
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Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while
Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while now. Last time I saw her eat was about 3 weeks ago, when she ate 5 crickets in a row. She is extremely thin and lethargic. I have been giv… read more
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Joan
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healthy..trouble shedding..his head, mostly near the eyes and mouth
I have a young leopard gecko (maybe about 6-8 months) that is not healthy. I give Sniper small crickets and meal worms, but he still appears to be malnourished. He's also having trouble shedding aroun… read more
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Joan
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I have a leopard geko that is appox 3 yrs old. It has lost
I have a leopard geko that is appox 3 yrs old. It has lost what looks like half its body weight and will not eat. It just drinks. Its eyes have gotten real squinty and almost black. What should I do t… read more
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Joan
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it needed to eat because it was hungry, so I went to the pet shop
I got a leopard gekko from a friend today. I brought it home in it's tank. My friend told me it needed to eat because it was hungry, so I went to the pet shop and got a dozen crickets. I also got some… read more
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Joan
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks. The past week or so, he has been diurnal that nocturnal in activity, and is overall more lethargic and seems weaker. He may be eating less as … read more
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Joan
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my leopared gecko has shed twice last week which isnt normal
my leopared gecko has shed twice last week which isnt normal and a piece of skin is peeling up, but underneith it the new skin is very raw. what should i do? he also had a puss pocket on his head abov… read more
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my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is ...
my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is suddenly lethargic, shedding with the new skin underneath also starting to shed, he doesn''t want to eat or drink and I have been giving him water in a d… read more
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