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I have a leopard gecko, who is probably about 6 years old.
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My leopard gecko shed his skin last week and is already turning white again. He normally sheds once a week. My initial thought was the change in weather since the temperature dropped yesterday, when h… read more
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
My ~10 month old Leopard gecko, Steve, is not shedding as far as I can tell. I've tried increasing the calcium in his diet, and feeding more often. I've only noticed him show signs that he's going to … read more
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My sons leopard gecko, who has been very healthy and active
My son's leopard gecko, who has been very healthy and active until now, hasn't pooped in three days, hasn't come out of his hide to bask, and won't eat crickets or meal worms (for the past two days). … read more
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Hello, I have a hypo-Leopard Gecko, she is very small compared
Hello, I have a hypo-Leopard Gecko, she is very small compared to my male Leopard Gecko. In the past couple of months she has been licking her eyes and now she is blind, she does not see her food with… read more
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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
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Had gotten him out and he was white head to tail...trouble walking
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Anna
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My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the
My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the past two months his toes have not managed to shed the skin and now they are tightly stuck together and i cannot get the skin off. He struggl… 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.
We bought a leopard gecko 16 days ago. We fed him soon after he got home, and laughed at how quickly he pounced on the crickets. Nine days ago, he stopped eating. I know that leo geckos can have a dec… read more
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
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Our 5-yr-old leopard gecko had problems shedding in July. I
Our 5-yr-old leopard gecko had problems shedding in July. I tried to remove skin off eye but not successful, so that eye is dark and swollen (blind). (I think the hide dried out that time, but we've b… read more
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My Leopard Gecko is a male, 6 years old. He lives alone and
My Leopard Gecko is a male, 6 years old. He lives alone and eats crickets and mealworms. He shed about 10 days ago, but started losing skin again 2 days ago, underneath it is pink and raw. He won't ea… read more
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
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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
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How long does a gecko shed its skin Its been a month and
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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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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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