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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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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening what do i do and i want to learn more information on my leopard gecko can you give me some pointers… read more
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We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him.
We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him. When we went on vacation August 5th for one week, our local pet shop took care of him. Since we got back, he hasn't been the same. I never… read more
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Anna
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i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot
i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot of wieght i have tried to give her waxworms, crickets, and mealworms all are dusted with calcium powder and she doesn't want them. is there a… read more
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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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Joan
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We have two geicos living together in a cage now. One is
We have two geico's living together in a cage now. One is big and healthy....the other is an albino....that is now molting. But I noticed today that he is getting skinny....his tail is not big and rou… read more
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we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating
we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating for weeks. We have tried tking the heads of the crickets and hand feeding him, that worked a couple of times. Then we tried smashed up a pie… read more
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Joan
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Two weeks ago I bought 2 leopard geckos. One was smaller in
Two weeks ago I bought 2 leopard geckos. One was smaller in size and age by I say a month older. The bigger one is really healthy and has a fat tail already, but the small one never ate ever since we … read more
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Joan
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My sons leopard gecko has stopped eating and is getting skinny. His
My son's leopard gecko has stopped eating and is getting skinny. His eyes look small. We had him 4 1/2 years and he has been housed with another gecko from the same day they came home. I can I find a … 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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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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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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My female..one of her back legs and seems to be swelling..soft..tail
My female leopard gecko has gone off her food (which normally consisits of waxworm) and has therefore begun to lose weight. She is having difficulty moving one of her back legs and seems to be swellin… read more
Anna
Anna
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
My loepard gecko was definately frightened by my friend's son last night. At the time she was flicking her tail vigorously but did not drop. Today the tip of of her beautiful fat tail seems rigid and … read more
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Joan
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9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets..thin..wont eat
we have a leopard gecko she about 9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets, we was told afew years ago that she was a little over weight, but as shes not been eating now for a while she looks… read more
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Anna
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Our leopard gecko seems very lathargic and pale. He/she just
Our leopard gecko seems very lathargic and pale. He/she just finished shedding. But is laying in the terrarium w/ eyes closed outside of her shelter, which is unusual during the day. Her back leg is m… read more
Anna
Anna
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HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT I BELIEVE HASNT EATEN IN 2 WEEKS,
HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT I BELIEVE HASNT EATEN IN 2 WEEKS, NOT MOVING, AND COULDNT GET HIS SHED OFF LAST WEEK. I ASSISTED WITH REMOVING THE DEAD SKIN. IT DOES SHARE A TANK WITH ANOTHER LIZARD. YESTER… read more
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my female leopard gecko has gone off her food,has lost some
my female leopard gecko has gone off her food,has lost some weight and keeps digging hole in the sand to bury herself shes 11 months old and shares a vivarium with an adult male,they get on very well … read more
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