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Our leopard gecko is losing color.....only her head has been
Our leopard gecko is losing color.....only her head has been left her original color, the res of her from her neck to tail is pasty white. She shed about two weeks ago. We can still see her spots from… read more
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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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Leopard gecko wont eat. Is very thin. Licks water but wont
Leopard gecko won't eat. Is very thin. Licks water but won't eat mealworms or crickets? What should I do?… read more
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Anna
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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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My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the
My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the past two months his toes have not managed to shed the skin and now they are tightly stuck together and i cannot get the skin off. He struggl… read more
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Anna
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
Hello, My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy. He ate a steady streem of crickets and meal worms and allways had water available. His substrait was changed about every 6 months and the temp … read more
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Hi, My Leopard Gecko sheds almost every week and is dull
Hi, My Leopard Gecko sheds almost every week and is dull in colour alot of the time. The Skin doesnt shed probably either, is there anything i can do? As she use to be really bright in colour and shed… read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin.
My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin. she has been shedding an abnormal amount and cant/wont open her eyes at all. he droppings seem to be normal.… read more
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Joan
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
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Joan
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she ate..cage and made sure the temp is between 86 and 92 degrees
My adult leopard gecko hasn't been eating like she normally does for about the last 3 weeks. The last thing she ate was her skin when she shed about a little over a week and a half. I cleaned the cage… read more
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Joan
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How long does a gecko shed its skin Its been a month and
How long does a gecko shed its skin? It's been a month and my grandson's gecko does not appear to be eating but he did shed most of his skin except for some that's lingering on his face. It's really g… read more
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healthy..trouble shedding..his head, mostly near the eyes and mouth
I have a young leopard gecko (maybe about 6-8 months) that is not healthy. I give Sniper small crickets and meal worms, but he still appears to be malnourished. He's also having trouble shedding aroun… read more
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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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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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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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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 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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i have a baby leopard gecko who is about 10 weeks old now.
i have a baby leopard gecko who is about 10 weeks old now. I think he has conjunctivitis as his eye was fine when he was 7 weeks old as my friend gave him to me when he was 9 weeks. his eye has been c… read more
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