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She's not eating but is still pooping and I tried to hand
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Anna
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Joan
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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
5,270 satisfied customers
Our leopard gecko is losing color.....only her head has been
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my leopard gecko has not gone to the bathroom (poop) in a long
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Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard
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Joan
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My son has a juvenile leopard gecko that is acting strangely.
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Joan
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My female leopard gecko has a bad place on the top of her head
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Joan
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22,330 satisfied customers
Hi, I am taking care of my daughters school gecko. She is
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Joan
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Just brought home new baby leopard gecko..havent seen..hasnt moved
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Joan
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My gecko is scary pale today, hasnt eaten in three days, and
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Joan
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Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on
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Joan
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Hi I have male lepoard gecko who i think is about 6-9 months.
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My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one
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Joan
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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
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Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while
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Joan
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We have a baby house gecko who has been playing dead over the past week.
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,270 satisfied customers
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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