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Leopard gecko tail has gotten skinny, not eating much and
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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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old leopard gecko who has not eaten in at least a month...become blind
I have an 18+ yr. old leopard gecko who has not eaten in at least a month. Since December it has become blind. I believe the skin it sheds weekly would not come off of the eyes and has built up. It st… read more
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healthy..its tail..its still lively and strong..it hasnt eaten
i have two leopard geckos, one is very healthy but the other will not eat ive tried everything that i was told to try, its very skinny and its tail is very very skinny, its still lively and strong tho… read more
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I have a leopard gecko who is 6 months old...he is acting very
I have a leopard gecko who is 6 months old...he is acting very strange..he's not even interrested in food these days. he has eaten 2 crickets in the past 5 days and he usually has a very healthy appet… read more
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We recently took over care of a leopard gecko from a friend,
We recently took over care of a leopard gecko from a friend, and my kids could nto be more excited. Since bringin him home a week ago (Approx 7 year old), he has pooped once, and as far as I can tell … read more
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Joan
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Hi, My Leopard Gecko sheds almost every week and is dull
Hi, My Leopard Gecko sheds almost every week and is dull in colour alot of the time. The Skin doesnt shed probably either, is there anything i can do? As she use to be really bright in colour and shed… read more
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My sons leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped
My son's leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped eating. The appetite declined about a week before we noticed the foot. He uses the leg but it shakes when he does. His tail is getting s… read more
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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding off an on for about two months now. In the last two weeks she has become very skinny and wont eat. Most of her body is covered in skin… read more
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
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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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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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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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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece. the skin on her head even covers her eyes. is this normal?is there some way we can help her… read more
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We have a leopard gecko, that has not been eating for about
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We have a 5 year old leopard gecko. It was bitten by our ...
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