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I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's
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Anna
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My leopard gecko shed his skin last week and is already
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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Anna
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My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few
My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few days and he is not himself his stomache is very fat and he isn't walking right. I gave him a few warm baths tonight and have tried a couple o… read more
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My Leopord Gecko (baby, just got it from the pet store 3 weeks
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Anna
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My sons Leopard Gecko bit me when I was taking him out of
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For the past few days, my leopard gecko has not been out of
For the past few days, my leopard gecko has not been out of hiding to eat, drink, or to relieve himself. At first I thought it may have been because of a change in temperature, but upon further examin… read more
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pet store..seem to be eating and I havent seen any droppings..feeding
we just got a baby leopard gecko from the pet store a few days ago- he doesn't seem to be eating and I haven't seen any droppings yet. his belly just started to turn a strange bruise (blackish) color.… read more
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Joan
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First, my geiko stopped using the restroom for two weeks.
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues
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We just took over the care of a 4 year old male leopard gecko
We just took over the care of a 4 year old male leopard gecko that seemed in good health. He was shedding at the time of transfer from home to home. It's been 2+ weeks since he began shedding and he s… read more
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Hi joan this is roger I have a a new diablo blanco leopard
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African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample
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My male leopard gecko isnt acting normal...bathroom..little raw
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Our Leopard Gecko has lost weight in the past month and one
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Anna
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Have 2 yr. leop. gecko We moved location of tank from bedroom
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our gecko has a bloody botton abdomin that has been that way
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15 years old..stopped eating, now about 2 weeks..meal worms..shedding
We have a leopard gecko and he is about 15 years old. He has stopped eating, now about 2 weeks, we have tryed meal worms, crickets, fruit and veggies but nothing. He is drinking and really shedding al… read more
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