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I have a new leopard gecko that is probably around 3 to 4
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Leopard gecko usually will eat about 4 large crickets every
Leopard gecko usually will eat about 4 large crickets every other day... For the past week he will only eat MAYBE two the most. He also stays in his little house all day and night. I don't know what t… read more
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My leopard gecko appears to be passing blood and her tail is skinny. She is moving around fine but I am concerned about her. Could she be having a period? We have never noticed blood before.… read more
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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
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my pet leopard gecko, was eating fine after being sick, and
my pet leopard gecko, was eating fine after being sick, and his tail got really big, like its supposed to be. now today his tail is small again and hes not eating, plmk if theres anything i can do for… read more
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eyes..extremely lethargic and also has an odd coloring to his belly.
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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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beloved..light and heating pad on for 10-12 hours during daytime hours
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My Gecko Lizard has not been eating for several days. He has
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My sons leopard gecko has stopped eating and is getting skinny. His
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African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample
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Hi I have male lepoard gecko who i think is about 6-9 months.
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yr old and has recently drastically lost weight..her tail..skinny
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vomit..animal is clean..active and drinks, but has not fed..feeding
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I have a leo gecko and I am a little concerned because he has
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Im getting a leopard gecko soon and I recently set the tank
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I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front
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We have a leopard gecko, that has not been eating for about
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