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My leopard gecko is not eating and had what appears to be a
Hello my leopard gecko is not eating and had what appears to be a film over his eye and mouth. I thought it was skin from his last shed. What is wronf with him? … read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko has a white film on his upper lip - sort of
My leopard gecko has a white film on his upper lip - sort of like a mustache - and licks it quite often. His eyes also seem to be bugging him, as he keeps licking them as well. He's eating and drinkin… read more
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My leopard gecko Sophocles is about 9 years old, and his health
My leopard gecko Sophocles is about 9 years old, and his health is deteriorating. I am going to try to present all the information I can think of here! When he was still a juvenile, I foolishly tried … read more
Anna
Anna
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My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple
My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple times his skin didnt come off completely from the right side of his head, covering his right eye. I didnt touch it in hope that he will … read more
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I have a gecko and I believe he is blind. he refuses to eat
I have a gecko and I believe he is blind. he refuses to eat anything, and is getting thinner and thinner. I don't know what to do. I got about a year ago, and there weren't any problems until October.… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a
Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a dark color film over his eye. I used q tips to help him open is eyes. When we put meal worms into his cage he manages to find them. I think … read more
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Joan
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pet smart about 10 months ago. he seemed fine..his left eye..eyeball
i have a leopard gecko that i bought at pet smart about 10 months ago. he seemed fine until about 2 months ago. he would not open his eyes all the way. now he has a lump behind his left eye. he cannot… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, I have a leopard gecko that recently molted twice and
Hi, I have a leopard gecko that recently molted twice and in between the shedding she stopped eating, her last molt is still hanging on and she has stopped eating and drinking. Her eyes don't seem to … read more
Joan
Joan
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His eyes look like they have this dark film on them and very dry.
Hi, I have a lepard gecko. His eyes look like they have this dark film on them and very dry. It is hard for him to blink. Both his eyes have this problem. I received eye drops from the local vet think… read more
Joan
Joan
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about putting a humid house in the tank, and he has shed and the skin did not come away from his eyes. I tried wiping with a damp towel and the… read more
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Joan
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My leopard geckos eyes havent shed for two or three sheds.
My leopard gecko's eye's haven't shed for two or three sheds. She hasn't been eating because of this so I figured i had to do something so i took a wet qtip and rubbed the are when the corner of the s… read more
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Anna
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that is pale..molting, red mouth with eyes slits and becoming weak
We have a leapard gecko that is pale after molting, red mouth with eyes slits and becoming weak. He is not eating his meal worms. What can we do?… read more
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Anna
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My daughters Leopard Gecko eyes look like they are dried up...he
My daughters Leopard Gecko eyes look like they are dried up...he shed his skin and it didn't come off of him correctly. She thinks he is blind now, because he doesn't blink anymore and he cannot catch… 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
Joan
Joan
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Private
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over 4 weeks that she isnt interested in them at all
Hi, I have a leopard gecko for over a year now that was given to us from a neighbor who had her for 3 more years. She used to eat between 1 and 3 super mealworms a week and now it's been over 4 weeks … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
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
Joan
Joan
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2 yr old leopard gecko..eyes...his shedding routine has gone mad 2
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Joan
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasn't been eating at all for the last couple of weeks. His tail is getting steadily skinnier, and a week ago I was prompted to look online for solutions to thi… read more
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