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Anna
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
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My sons leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at
My son's leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at the same time and the other is thriving fine, cohabitating in the same cage. We have had them for about 6 weeks and they are probably about 6 … read more
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i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot
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pet store..seem to be eating and I havent seen any droppings..feeding
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First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks.
First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks. Then he started again. Now he is not eating, losing lots of weight. attempts to eat a cricket, but it gets away. is not fast enough. i hold th… read more
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Joan
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We just took over the care of a 4 year old male leopard gecko
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good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old,
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Joan
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leopard gecko who has been losing weight steadily for several months.
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My Gecko Lizard has not been eating for several days. He has
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Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on
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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
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