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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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Our leopard gecko is losing color.....only her head has been
Our leopard gecko is losing color.....only her head has been left her original color, the res of her from her neck to tail is pasty white. She shed about two weeks ago. We can still see her spots from… read more
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He was fine yesterday or the day before and suddenly moving
he was fine yesterday or the day before and suddenly moving very weird … read more
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She just shed on Tuesday or wed. Now seems lethargic.
She just shed on Tuesday or wed. Now seems lethargic . Usually she will come out from rock cover where heat lamp is over top and lay on sunning rock in other side of tank. She has not done that since … read more
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Anna
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My gecko is scary pale today, hasnt eaten in three days, and
My gecko is scary pale today, hasn't eaten in three days, and has a wet nose... please help… read more
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Joan
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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
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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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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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My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one
My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one and I did not know what I was doing. I tried to help her by pulling it off. It made two red sores on her back. The next day her tail start… read more
Joan
Joan
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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
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Joan
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my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution
my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution in her eye we have been doing that but she is still very slant eyed she just shedded again and the eyes opened and now they are back to be… read more
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Joan
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My female..2nd shedding she began to keep her eyes closed all the time
My female Gecko is having a difficult time. She recently shed twice within a short period of time. After the 2nd shedding she began to keep her eyes closed all the time. After 3 days I took her to a V… read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin around his eyes and mouth. I did some research and gently rubbed a Q-tip dipped in warm water to remove the skin around his mouth, but the e… read more
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We have a healthy 3.5 year old female (we think) leopard gecko.
We have a healthy 3.5 year old female (we think) leopard gecko. Her terrarium is quite clean, she eats crickets (kept alive on pet store cricket food, water and raw carrots to gnaw on. We give her occ… read more
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Joan
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite. His tail is 1/2 the size that it was a couple of weeks ago. We feed it a dozen crickets every week or so (we leave them in the cage w… 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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Joan
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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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Joan
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healthy..eater, but never really was, we hand feed her..Her eyes
Our Leopard Gecko''s eys are not opening. Her skin seems to be healthy - she''s not much of an eater, but never really was, we hand feed her. Her eyes have been shut for a few days now. Any ideas of w… read more
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