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I have a new leopard gecko. The ground is 90 but the air is
Hello. I have a new leopard gecko. The ground is 90 but the air is only 75. Is that okay? … read more
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One of our lizards seemed to stop eating, he got very weak
One of our lizards seemed to stop eating, he got very weak and then died. Now a second lizard is doing the same thing. Do you know what might be wrong? They are leopard geckos.… read more
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I got a leopard gecko from the pet store 2 days ago, he refuses
I got a leopard gecko from the pet store 2 days ago, he refuses to eat and has little energy, the pet store suggested the tank was too cold, so I adjusted the temp and still no luck, I am worried… read more
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My leopard gecko hasnt eaten a worm in a few weeks. He has
My leopard gecko hasnt eaten a worm in a few weeks. He has issues when he molts. His eyes are covered with skin. We took him to the vet last week. the vet said to soak him numerous times per day and w… read more
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Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a
Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a dark color film over his eye. I used q tips to help him open is eyes. When we put meal worms into his cage he manages to find them. I think … read more
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easy movement as they are curled up under the foot (more prominent
I have a juvenile gecko who lately seems to have trouble catching his/her mealworms. Is it a game or something wrong? It also seems as though the front toes prevent easy movement as they are curled up… read more
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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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My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them
My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them dearly and holds them frequently. He takes great care of them. We have had the male for about 2 1/2 years and the female for 1 1/2 years. He… read more
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we have purchased 2 blizard leopard geckos 1 week today. 1
we have purchased 2 blizard leopard gecko's 1 week today. 1 has settled in well and the other not so well. 1 Has only consumed 1 wax worm whilst in our care, doesn't appear to be drinking, appears to … read more
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Joan
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food stored in the tail, and sheds constantly..bones and skin..science
I have a 6 year old leopard gecko who has not been eating, has lost all food stored in the tail, and sheds constantly. She is all bones and skin. She has been in a middle school science room for the l… read more
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Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while
Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while now. Last time I saw her eat was about 3 weeks ago, when she ate 5 crickets in a row. She is extremely thin and lethargic. I have been giv… read more
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my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution
my leapard gecko went to the vet and they put saline solution in her eye we have been doing that but she is still very slant eyed she just shedded again and the eyes opened and now they are back to be… 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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My leopard geckos skin is turning white and he doesnt seem
My leopard gecko's skin is turning white and he doesn't seem to be eating much. What can the problem be? Oh- he is shedding! I have to shut the computer down. Please e-mail your answer to my e-mail ad… read more
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my adult leopard gecko appears to be getting very dark in color.
my adult leopard gecko appears to be getting very dark in color. There also the bunmps in his skin seem more pronounced.… read more
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shedding..usual..)......She has been extremely healthy..good appetite
Our Leopard Gecko, which my son has had for 6+ years, has suddenly lost A LOT of weight, is not eating, and is having difficulty shedding (taking much longer that usual, trouble getting all the shed s… read more
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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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We have a 5 year old leopard gecko. It was bitten by our ...
We have a 5 year old leopard gecko. It was bitten by our house cat. Had some puncture wounds. Seemed to be recovering. Went through a skin molting. Seems not to eat now. No feces noted. Tail has shrun… read more
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