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We have a leopard gecko with swollen back feet. We haven't
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He has a brown spot on his underbelly. Leopard gecko. His
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Our leopard gecko isnt eating much these days. maybe 3-4
our leopard gecko isnt eating much these days. maybe 3-4 crickets a week, total. he used to eat 3-4 crickets a day. this has been going on for over a month. we've had him 4yrs and only fed him cricket… read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko's toe is swollen and purple. What should I
My leopard gecko's toe is swollen and purple. What should I do? … read more
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My Leopard Gecko recently had a bad shed. All her skin has
My Leopard Gecko recently had a bad shed. All her skin has now shed including the bits that were previously stuck. She hasn't been eating since that shed started around 3 weeks ago and her previously … read more
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Joan
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Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and Im really worried about her.
Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and I'm really worried about her. I have a sand substrate and her diet consists of mealworms and occasionally small crickets. I use a black heat source. My gecko has been sh… read more
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Joan
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We have 2 geckos. It seems that one of the geckos legs is
We have 2 geckos. It seems that one of the gecko's legs is paralyzed or broken. He is just scooting around. Is this a broken bone or possibly a vitamin/calcium deficiency. Or is something else? Please… read more
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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
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Joan
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Our leopard gecko has swollen feet and legs as if he is holding
Our leopard gecko has swollen feet and legs as if he is holding fluid. What causes this and how can we fix it?… read more
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Joan
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My son was given a blizzard gecko a few weeks back. It was
My son was given a blizzard gecko a few weeks back. It was healthy eating crickets on a daily basis. Recently it has begun shedding, stopped eating and seems dehydrated. I think it is dying. What shou… read more
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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
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Joan
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Our 5-yr-old leopard gecko had problems shedding in July. I
Our 5-yr-old leopard gecko had problems shedding in July. I tried to remove skin off eye but not successful, so that eye is dark and swollen (blind). (I think the hide dried out that time, but we've b… read more
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My sons leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped
My son's leopard gecko has a swollen front foot and has stopped eating. The appetite declined about a week before we noticed the foot. He uses the leg but it shakes when he does. His tail is getting s… read more
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Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx..eyes..eyelids..lids
Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx once a week and now all of a sudden his eyes are closed shut and you can only see his black eyelids which makes it look like they are open a little bu… read more
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Joan
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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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seen) but we didnt know about the moist humid hide
My son has had a leopard gecko for about 10 months. He was small when we got him and he is still pretty tiny. He just started to shed about two weeks ago for the first time (that we have seen) but we … read more
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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece. the skin on her head even covers her eyes. is this normal?is there some way we can help her… read more
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Joan
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We have a leopard gecko, that has not been eating for about
We have a leopard gecko, that has not been eating for about a month. The recently shed her skin but did not remove the skin from her head, tail or feet. She also had some sort of blockage under her ta… read more
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