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Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail
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Hi, My son has a gecko that hes owned for about 3 months.
Hi, My son has a gecko that he's owned for about 3 months. His eyes look cloudy, and it doesn't look like he can see. He has not eaten anything in 5 days. Initially we thought it was because he could … read more
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My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple
My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple times his skin didnt come off completely from the right side of his head, covering his right eye. I didnt touch it in hope that he will … read more
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hi There, I just bought a leopard gecko from someone that
hi There, I just bought a leopard gecko from someone that did not know how to take care of. She was living in a 40 gallon aquarium with a normal light bulb of 100 watt. She has been very sick for 4 mo… read more
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
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TDEAR SIRS, I HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT IS ABOUT TEN YEARS
TDEAR SIRS, I HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT IS ABOUT TEN YEARS OLD ASOF THE LAST FEW WEEKS, HE HAS GOTTEN VERY THIN AND HAS NOT EATEN WELL. USUALLY WHEN I DROP THE CRICKETS IN HE IS EATS THEM RIGHT UP, BU… read more
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Anna
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My leopard geckos have some sort of sickness. Both have blackened
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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
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seen) but we didnt know about the moist humid hide
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eyes..within hours..hours and stays closed until I try misting him
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shed, however, one eye seems to still be shut..healthy looking
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my leopard gecko has been shedding for (about) 2 months now.
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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
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