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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening what do i do and i want to learn more information on my leopard gecko can you give me some pointers… read more
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i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot
i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot of wieght i have tried to give her waxworms, crickets, and mealworms all are dusted with calcium powder and she doesn't want them. is there a… read more
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My female leopard gecko has a bad place on the top of her head
My female leopard gecko has a bad place on the top of her head where it looks like the skin has peeled back and its showing the meat. Its sort of a big place. Im not sure what the cause of this is, bu… 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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we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating
we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating for weeks. We have tried tking the heads of the crickets and hand feeding him, that worked a couple of times. Then we tried smashed up a pie… read more
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Joan
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I think that my 1 year old leopard gecko has MBD. I supplement
I think that my 1 year old leopard gecko has MBD. I supplement his crickets, but his front limbs are distorted and he is having trouble hunting. As a result he is not eating as much. Is there a way to… read more
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Joan
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The new little leopard gecko doesnt seem to be eating much
The new little leopard gecko doesn't seem to be eating much if at all. I put 4 crickets in last night and 3 were left this morning. There also was no new feces today. Should I be worried? He's only be… read more
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Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on
Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on its underbelly. The Gecko doesn't seem to be acting any different and otherwise appears health. Do you happen to know what the green spot may… read more
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Joan
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Hello, I have a Leopard Gecko who I think is about 6-8 yrs old.
Hello, I have a Leopard Gecko who I think is about 6-8 yrs old. We got him from a previous owner. We have had him for 2 yrs now and he has been great. Within the past few weeks he appears to be losing… read more
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Joan
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Hello, I have a 4yr old male leopard albino gecko Louie. He
Hello, I have a 4yr old male leopard albino gecko Louie. He usually eats wax worms and dusted crickets. About 3 days ago I noticed he was lethargic and his right side of his jaw was swollen. He has lo… read more
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Joan
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My Leopard Gecko is a male, 6 years old. He lives alone and
My Leopard Gecko is a male, 6 years old. He lives alone and eats crickets and mealworms. He shed about 10 days ago, but started losing skin again 2 days ago, underneath it is pink and raw. He won't ea… read more
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Joan
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is shed it's skin, some of the skin became stuck on its front legs. It is still there and it now appears that the front legs are broken, as they… read more
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Joan
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hi i have noticed a squishy lump under my female leapard geckos
hi i have noticed a squishy lump under my female leapard gecko's front right leg she does'nt seem to have any discomfort in that area,she seems fine and shows no sign of adverse behaviour… read more
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Anna
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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking. His back legs are very weak and when he trys to walk on them he trembles. Also he will only use his front legs to walk and drag his littl… read more
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Joan
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One of my leopard geckos has a pronounced lump on each side
One of my leopard geckos has a pronounced lump on each side directly behind its front legs. This is the second occurence of this condition. The first time occured when the lizard was a juvenile. My so… read more
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I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front
I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front of his ears is sinking in. Also, over the last 3 days, he has become very lethargic. It has been more than 3 days since he last ate some… read more
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Joan
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i have a leopard gecko and he hasnt been eating and he also
i have a leopard gecko and he hasnt been eating and he also hasnt been moving around and his eyes are closed alot. he looks weak and tired...any suggestions as to whats wrong with him and how i could … 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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