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My daughter had neglected him and now he is sick. I have
Hello. My daughter had neglected him and now he is sick. I have been trying to get him healthy again but he continues to lose weight. His tail is thin, his skin is thin and has small cuts on his body.… read more
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Anna
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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
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I have an 8 month old High Yellow Leopard Gecko. Ive had him
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Hello, My Leopard Gecko, named Elgy, is a 7 year old female.
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Anna
Anna
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My leopard gecko has had its eyes closed lately and on one
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Anna
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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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we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating
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First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks.
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The new little leopard gecko doesnt seem to be eating much
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havent seen..saw him shaking for a few minutes...gain much weight
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Anna
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hi my 2 year old leopard gecko has a crust around her mouth,
hi my 2 year old leopard gecko has a crust around her mouth, she has also lost some weight and im really worried??? i have tried bathing the crust off but i think it is sore as she jerks away from me?… read more
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Anna
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We fed him soon after he got home..Nine days ago, he stopped eating.
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Anna
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Hi joan this is roger I have a a new diablo blanco leopard
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seen) but we didnt know about the moist humid hide
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