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I have a leopard gecko that hasn't eaten in two weeks.
I have a leopard gecko that hasn't eaten in two weeks. Before that the appetite went way down to one worm a day or one cricket a day. The gecko is in a major molt now with a armor like sheath on his h… read more
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I just got an estimated-12 year old Red Footed Tortoise on Sunday and since bringing him home, he has barely eaten and has not defecated that I can tell. He also tries to burrow into the corner of his… read more
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Hi I have a mountain horned lizard am wondering why he sits
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Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard
Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard gecko? A friend gave him to me, and I've never had a gecko before. I've been doing research, but I'm confused about heating and lighting. Galaha… read more
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I have a juvenile Chinese Water Dragon -- got him in December
I have a juvenile Chinese Water Dragon -- got him in December -- not sure how old he is. only about 6" lonb (without tail). He has stopped eating or drinking. He has sunken eyes and his skin has gotte… read more
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My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them dearly and holds them frequently. He takes great care of them. We have had the male for about 2 1/2 years and the female for 1 1/2 years. He… 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 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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i have a leopard gecko about 4 months old he is tiny and has
i have a leopard gecko about 4 months old he is tiny and has no weight on him he is drinkin and comes out at night sometimes all night but i am worried he is not eating enough, he is only eating may 1… read more
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
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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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good health,but since Ive had him (2 Days) he is acting..snout
I just recently accuried a leopard Gecko from a friend who said that it was in good health,but since I've had him (2 Days) he is acting very lerthurgic, has a very small white patch on his snout. Is t… read more
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
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my leopared gecko has shed twice last week which isnt normal
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My leopard geckos skin is turning white and he doesnt seem
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I have a 6 year old leopard gecko who is in the process of ...
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leopard gecko, about 7 long that has lost its appetite
We''ve had for about 1 month a leopard gecko, about 7" long that has lost its appetite. It''s in a 30-gal tank with a calcium sand substrate. We keep the heat at 85-90 during the daytime, and at night… read more
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