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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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Joan
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Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard
Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard gecko? A friend gave him to me, and I've never had a gecko before. I've been doing research, but I'm confused about heating and lighting. Galaha… read more
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Joan
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We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him.
We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him. When we went on vacation August 5th for one week, our local pet shop took care of him. Since we got back, he hasn't been the same. I never… read more
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Anna
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months old ...his..weve been feeding him meal worms
My Leopard Gecko refuses to eat and seems to shed non-stop. He is five months old...his terrarium is well lit during the day and also heated at night. We've been feeding him meal worms exclusively...p… read more
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Joan
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened
I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened his eyes. He cannot see food and has lost weight, so I have been feeding him with Fluker's Repta Boost, by syringe. That's fine and his e… read more
Joan
Joan
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My geckos habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large
My gecko's habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large and too heavy for me to carry outside. Is there a way to get rid of these pests without harming the gecko? The last time something of th… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I stopped putting moss in my cage; I was worried when I saw
I stopped putting moss in my cage; I was worried when I saw my leapord gecko eat a cricket that ran into his hiding spot and also snatched a piece of moss. I wasn't able to stop him from eating the pi… read more
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Joan
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I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front
I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front of his ears is sinking in. Also, over the last 3 days, he has become very lethargic. It has been more than 3 days since he last ate some… read more
Joan
Joan
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it needed to eat because it was hungry, so I went to the pet shop
I got a leopard gekko from a friend today. I brought it home in it's tank. My friend told me it needed to eat because it was hungry, so I went to the pet shop and got a dozen crickets. I also got some… read more
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Joan
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i have a leopard gecko about 4 months old he is tiny and has
i have a leopard gecko about 4 months old he is tiny and has no weight on him he is drinkin and comes out at night sometimes all night but i am worried he is not eating enough, he is only eating may 1… read more
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Joan
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks. The past week or so, he has been diurnal that nocturnal in activity, and is overall more lethargic and seems weaker. He may be eating less as … read more
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Joan
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite. His tail is 1/2 the size that it was a couple of weeks ago. We feed it a dozen crickets every week or so (we leave them in the cage w… read more
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Joan
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leopard gecko who is shedding and losing weight in the tail
leopard gecko who is shedding and losing weight in the tail it may be an impaction is there any way to save the animal?… read more
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Joan
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i have a baby leopard gecko who is about 10 weeks old now.
i have a baby leopard gecko who is about 10 weeks old now. I think he has conjunctivitis as his eye was fine when he was 7 weeks old as my friend gave him to me when he was 9 weeks. his eye has been c… read more
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Joan
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I had a leopard gecko for 7 years(spike). He had droped ...
I had a leopard gecko for 7 years(spike). He had droped his tail maybe 5 years a go. Slow growing back. Today I noticed that he was swollen on one side of his tail. Quite large. I noticed him licking … read more
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I have a 6 year old leopard gecko who is in the process of ...
I have a 6 year old leopard gecko who is in the process of shedding. Normally, he eats his shed and is ready to be active and eat crickets. He has been shedding now for 2 days and is not eating the sh… read more
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Joan
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leopard gecko, about 7 long that has lost its appetite
We''ve had for about 1 month a leopard gecko, about 7" long that has lost its appetite. It''s in a 30-gal tank with a calcium sand substrate. We keep the heat at 85-90 during the daytime, and at night… read more
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my daughter purchased a leopard gecko from a breeder once ...
my daughter purchased a leopard gecko from a breeder once the gecko was too old to breed any longer. We have had her for over 5 years now. Recently her tail is becoming thinner, and she is becoming qu… read more
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