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My leopard gecko is extremely skinny. He probably hasn't
he probably hasn't fully eaten in 2 months. Two days ago and the other day i was able to give him 2 worms but that was it. I also never see him drink water. I know he is pooping but still very skinny and other people who own geckos are concerned. … read more
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We have a leopard gecko who is lethargic. Probably about a
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I have a leopard gecko 🦎 He's about 10 years old. His tail
I have a leopard gecko 🦎 He's about 10 years old. His tail has gotten really skinny. He also is not digesting his food properly. … read more
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I have a blizzard leopard gecko who i got from someone who
I have a blizzard leopard gecko who i got from someone who was not feeding him properly. He is skinny and his tail is very skinny until a normal leopard gecko. Im worried he could have a parasite or a… read more
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He is not eating. Leopard gecko. His name is Cameron his age
His name is ***** ***** age I'm not sure. I just adopted him a week ago. I know is a male adult … read more
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I went abroad this past semester and left my leopard gecko
Hi, I went abroad this past semester and left my leopard gecko with my parents. I came back 2 weeks ago, and my gecko is very thin and is not eating well. My parents say that she had been eating less … read more
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Leopard gecko tail is still fat but progressively getting
Leopard gecko tail is still fat but progressively getting black … read more
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I was wondering if you have treated any Leopard gekos? Well,
Hi I was wondering if you have treated any Leopard gekos? … read more
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I sent a note here- but it disappeared! I have an 8 year old
I sent a note here- but it disappeared! I have an 8 year old leopard gecko. His has gotten very skinny and is very lethargic. He just finished a feast of 2 dozen crickets over the last 2 weeks. The to… read more
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Joan
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I have a gecko that is not eating and just looking at the
I have a gecko that is not eating and just looking at the water bowl. … read more
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We have a male leopard gecko that we purchased back in mid
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Anna
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Always been a picky eater. No crickets used to eat meal
Always been a picky eater. No crickets used to eat meal worms and wax worms. Haven't changed habitat. Temps good warm and cool sides. It will drink water. Tail is very thin. Used to be fat! Gecko is a… read more
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Joan
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He is 9 years. Since last Feb. or March he started chronic
he is 9 years. Since last Feb. or March he started chronic shedding. hasn't eaten (except 2 little worms one time) since May. last month he has lost the fatness in his tail. Now he has an open sore on… read more
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My leopard gecko has completely lost interest in crickets
my leopard gecko has completely lost interest in crickets and is only eating mealworms and wax worms. once a week or so, he will eat ONE cricket. he acts like he can't see them or that they simply don… read more
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I have a 4 year old leopard gecko. He continues to get skin
I have a 4 year old leopard gecko. He continues to get skin stuck in his eye when he molts. I think over time this has made him blind. I've taken him to the vet twice in the past year for this. I have… read more
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Joan
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old leopard gecko who has not eaten in at least a month...become blind
I have an 18+ yr. old leopard gecko who has not eaten in at least a month. Since December it has become blind. I believe the skin it sheds weekly would not come off of the eyes and has built up. It st… read more
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substancial amount of weight specifically in his tail
I have had my leopard gecko for about eleven years. I just noticed that he is not eating any crickets and has lost a substancial amount of weight specifically in his tail. He usually doesn't mind bein… read more
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African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample
African fat tail 3 yrs old has been losing weight despite ample food (crickets) for 6 weeks. He is looking pretty bad - tried to force feed today but no interest. Movements slower than used to be. His… read more
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