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My leopard gecko hasn't been eating for about 4 days now he
my leopard gecko hasn't been eating for about 4 days now he seems really week his eyes are sunken in and i think he's having troubles breathing … read more
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Dead skin around eye that will not come off after several
dead skin around eye that will not come off after several soaks. It is a male leopard gecko ,and his eye will barely open … read more
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Anna
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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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Joan
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
My ~10 month old Leopard gecko, Steve, is not shedding as far as I can tell. I've tried increasing the calcium in his diet, and feeding more often. I've only noticed him show signs that he's going to … read more
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Anna
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I have a gecko and I believe he is blind. he refuses to eat
I have a gecko and I believe he is blind. he refuses to eat anything, and is getting thinner and thinner. I don't know what to do. I got about a year ago, and there weren't any problems until October.… read more
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Anna
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my gecko has been lethargic and has one eye kind of closed
my gecko has been lethargic and has one eye kind of closed (but can open it), i notice her sneezing sometimes, too. I'm not as good as i was about changing the water lately and just fill up the dish w… read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko hasnt opened eyes in few weeks. Problem
My leopard gecko hasn't opened eyes in few weeks. Problem last 2 times shedding around eyes. Used saline solution to help moisturize eyes. Any suggestions?… read more
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Anna
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pet store..seem to be eating and I havent seen any droppings..feeding
we just got a baby leopard gecko from the pet store a few days ago- he doesn't seem to be eating and I haven't seen any droppings yet. his belly just started to turn a strange bruise (blackish) color.… 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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Joan
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Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a
Hi my leopard gecko is one years old and we noticed he as a dark color film over his eye. I used q tips to help him open is eyes. When we put meal worms into his cage he manages to find them. I think … read more
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Joan
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Our Leopard Gecko has lost weight in the past month and one
Our Leopard Gecko has lost weight in the past month and one eye has crusted over and the other is staying shut...has gone to a vet here who knew nothing about reptiles??? He cannot see and we are givi… read more
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Anna
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My leopard geckos eyes havent shed for two or three sheds.
My leopard gecko's eye's haven't shed for two or three sheds. She hasn't been eating because of this so I figured i had to do something so i took a wet qtip and rubbed the are when the corner of the s… read more
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Anna
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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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Joan
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I checked on my sons Leopard Gecko (albino) and the ti
I checked on my son's Leopard Gecko (albino) and the tip of his nose was kind of bloody and one of his eyes is crusted up. His tail is somewhat deflated. I took a saturated (with water) Qtip and dabbe… read more
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Joan
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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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Joan
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Ive had a leapard gecko for about a year and a half. It has
I've had a leapard gecko for about a year and a half. It has seemed very healthy till about three days ago I noticed it's eyes are barely opening, there is a greyish almost crusty stuff covering them.… 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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Joan
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasn't been eating at all for the last couple of weeks. His tail is getting steadily skinnier, and a week ago I was prompted to look online for solutions to thi… read more
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