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Are you familiar with leopard geckos? No specific concerns,
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I have a leopard gecko, who is probably about 6 years old.
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Anna
Anna
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First of all she looks fine but she had her first brumation
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my sons leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he
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I have a 10 month old Bearded Dragon. He lives in a(approx)
I have a 10 month old Bearded Dragon. He lives in a(approx) 4ftx 2ftx2ft viv, I used to use a sand substrate (never calci-sand) but have recently changed it to reptile carpet because he has had worms … read more
Anna
Anna
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I have a giant day gecko that I purchased 11 days ago. She
I have a giant day gecko that I purchased 11 days ago. She doesn't seem to be eating anything except mealworms. I have been putting crickets in every other day but she doesn't seem interested. Today s… read more
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Joan
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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual for a few days. Last night he had to be woken up and then ate just one cricket. Tonight he had to be woken and tried to eat but couldn't … read more
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Hi. i am worried about my 7 year old Bearded Dragon. He seems
Hi. i am worried about my 7 year old Bearded Dragon. He seems weaker than usual, and is breathing heavier. He only eats meal worms and no veg or fruit. He is overweight, but if I try a diet he goes of… 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
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stopped eating..bloated belly all day and hisses..weeks old..eaten
I have a 7-8 month bearded dragon, he ate well for the first two days I had him and he was really friendly. but for the past week he has stopped eating, which i put down to him shedding, but have foun… read more
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues
I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues especially around her eyes. she had a shedding problem about a year ago that left her blind, but after shedding normally a couple of times… read more
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Joan
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fatty)..other one has stayed small and thin, less than 6 inches..spots
My leopard gecko is not doing very well. We got two about a few months ago, one has grown huge by now (we call her fatty), almost 10 inches I'd guess. But the other one has stayed small and thin, less… read more
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We have a female leopard gecko who is about 18 months old.
We have a female leopard gecko who is about 18 months old. Her eye lids have become white and crusty. What could this be?… read more
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
Hello, My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy. He ate a steady streem of crickets and meal worms and allways had water available. His substrait was changed about every 6 months and the temp … read more
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
Hi, I have two leopard geckos. I've had both for about 6 years now... one of them has seemed to have gone blind in one eye. He can still see/sense a little bit. I watch him look and follow crickets pa… read more
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shedding..ok??he has eaten a few waxworms every couple of days
i,m looking after a 18mth old bearded dragon he is shedding slightly and not eating very much is this ok??he has eaten a few waxworms every couple of days he dosent have fruit or veg… read more
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