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My leopard gecko has stopped eating but will eat his shed. I
My leopard gecko has stopped eating but will eat his shed. I thought that he may not get getting enough heat on his belly so I purchased a heating pad. He has been shedding a lot lately and recently h… read more
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Do you have information on leopard geckos? She hasn't ate in
She hasn't ate in a week and she has been in shed for a couple weeks. Tonight i noticed 3 sores towards her back legs. … read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko just shed today and the back feet are red
My leopard gecko just shed today and the back feet are red and the under side of the tail are pink. He had stuck shed on the back feet but I was able to get it off … read more
Joan
Joan
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We have two geicos living together in a cage now. One is
We have two geico's living together in a cage now. One is big and healthy....the other is an albino....that is now molting. But I noticed today that he is getting skinny....his tail is not big and rou… read more
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Joan
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I have a 13 year old male Leopard gecko. He started having
I have a 13 year old male Leopard gecko. He started having trouble shedding on his feet and around the front of his face. So I have been helping and soaking him in water which has really helped. He st… read more
Anna
Anna
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Leo: four years old..healthy..weight loss..tail but not in the belly
Hello I am Chloe, my leopard gecko is about four years old and has always been very healthy with a very fat tail. Just recently I have noticed weight loss in the tail but not in the belly. Leo recentl… read more
Joan
Joan
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pet..nine mo old. he hasnt eaten or drank any water..bathroom..tail
i have a pet gecko that is nine mo old. he hasnt eaten or drank any water in about a week. he shed but his shedding is not complete on his legs. he has not gone to the bathroom either and his tail app… read more
Joan
Joan
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about putting a humid house in the tank, and he has shed and the skin did not come away from his eyes. I tried wiping with a damp towel and the… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
9,649 satisfied customers
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he has been not eating for a few days and trying to shed his skin for over a week. more importantly his front claws look curled up and dried up… read more
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Joan
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hi Joan, just been reading your reply to a gecko eye problem
hi Joan, just been reading your reply to a gecko eye problem you answered back in november, my young,not yet sexed leo has eye trouble..... cloudy,not blinking,like stuck shed,but moist not dry or sca… read more
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Joan
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and greedy and feeds well, but doesn't seem to bully the female. She is about 2 years old, and although very eager to eat, as soon as she has a … read more
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My leopard gecko is 81/2 years old. He has never had any health
My leopard gecko is 81/2 years old. He has never had any health problems until now. I've always had to put his mealworms in front of him to get him interested in feeding, but recently I've noticed tha… read more
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Anna
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I have an 8 year old leopard gecko, who has lost his appetite
I have an 8 year old leopard gecko, who has lost his appetite over the last month, and his shedding has become a problem. His eyes are crusted over, and although he is still shedding, it is sloppy, an… read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin around his eyes and mouth. I did some research and gently rubbed a Q-tip dipped in warm water to remove the skin around his mouth, but the e… read more
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My Leopard Gecko has lost all her nails on both front feet
My Leopard Gecko has lost all her nails on both front feet and appears to be struggling to shed the skin from her back feet over her existing nails. Please advise… read more
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Anna
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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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Joan
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our pet leopard gecko is shedding and the skin will not come
our pet leopard gecko is shedding and the skin will not come off of its head, today its mouth appears to be slightly open and looks red. When we feed the gecko crickets, it does not eat readily. What … read more
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Anna
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My grandson caught a tiny baby Lepard Gekko. We have had
My grandson caught a "tiny baby" Lepard Gekko. We have had it and another "older gekko" for at least two months. This weekend I noticed the "tiny ones" feet were all white. I thought he had just shed … read more
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