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Are you familiar with leopard geckos? No specific concerns,
No specific concerns, just looking for information on diet. We have recently bought one and want a vets guidance on how often to feed and how much to feed at a time. … read more
Anna
Anna
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I think my leopard gecko is losing weight. His tail is a
I think my leopard gecko is losing weight. His tail is a touch smaller than his head. Is that too small or still ok?… read more
Anna
Anna
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I have a Tropical House Gecko and I am trying to find
I have a Tropical House Gecko and I am trying to find something different for him to eat. I had been feeding him Super Worms but this last time he isn't eating them. I put them in a dish in his enclos… read more
Anna
Anna
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I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's
Hi, I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's friend last week. It doesn't look like the guy took very good care of it, he had a small 10 gallon tank that was never clean. I bought him a … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
Anna
Anna
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I have a three-year-old male leopard gecko who is eating
I have a three-year-old male leopard gecko who is eating regularly but continues to get Thinner is there anyway to get his weight back up?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
Joan
Joan
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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
Joan
Joan
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One of my leopard geckos seems to have a parasite problem (weight
One of my leopard geckos seems to have a parasite problem (weight loss) and I frequently find small white insect like things floating in her water (antennae, legs & segments, but I haven't counted the… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,162 satisfied customers
African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample
African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample food (crickets) for 6 weeks. He is looking pretty bad - tried to force feed today but no interest. Movements slower than used to be. His… read more
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Joan
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
Joan
Joan
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We have a little leopard gecko, his appetite has decreased
We have a little leopard gecko, his appetite has decreased gradually over the past 3 months and appears very thin and frail next to when we first got him... just saw a picture of when he first came ho… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,162 satisfied customers
My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also
My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also been licking under its tail a lot. I don't know of any reptile veterinarians in my area what can I do?… read more
Joan
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bowel movement..warm water..cage, His normal diet is crickets
My leopard 5/6 year old gecko has not had a bowel movement for about 4 days. I have tried bathing him in warm water but he climbed out of the container. He is in a paper towel lined cage, His normal d… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,162 satisfied customers
My male leopard gecko will not eat. I has been two weeks now.
My male leopard gecko will not eat. I has been two weeks now. He does not have mouth rot or any secretions. His belly is black. I have been giving him mineral oil. I assume he has not had enough calci… read more
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I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the
I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the bottom. The sand feels kind of cold, should I put a heated pad under the tank? How much sand should be in the tank? I took him to the vet an… read more
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I am a new parent to a juvenile leopard gecko named Alexander.
I am a new parent to a juvenile leopard gecko named Alexander. I got alexander at the local petsmart three four days ago and he was the smallest leo gecko they had there. I decided to put him on meal … read more
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Anna
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Last night I discover a small lizard or gecko in my kitchen.
Last night I discover a small lizard or gecko in my kitchen. He must have traveled home in the flowers that I bought from the local florist/greenhouse. He is only 1-1/2 inches long. I put him in my pl… read more
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