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My male leopard gecko's hemipenes were found super swollen
Second Opinion] My male leopard gecko's hemipenes were found super swollen after I returned home from a 10-day trip. Some sands (sand base habitat) were stuck in his hemipenes; I rinsed it for 10 min … read more
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I bought a juvenile leopard gecko on Black Friday. She was
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Anna
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My leopard gecko won't eat and his tail is getting really
My leopard gecko won't eat and his tail is getting really skinny … read more
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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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I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the
I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the female not eating as much but she had been moving around and everything fine so I thought she was okay. Last night I went to fill their water and… read more
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She has not been eating. I always keep clean water and live
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I have an 8 month old High Yellow Leopard Gecko. Ive had him
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Joan
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my pet leopard gecko, was eating fine after being sick, and
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we got a juvenile leopard gecko about 3 weeks ago. Just this
we got a juvenile leopard gecko about 3 weeks ago. Just this evening we noticed the very tip of his tail is shriveled. We feed him crickets, he has an under tank heat pad and a light. We are not sure … read more
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My three year old leopard geckpo hasnt eaten..lethargic..tail..feed
My three year old leopard geckpo hasn't eaten for a few weeks. She seems really lethargic, her tail is thin and she's completely disinterested in eating. I normally feed them medium sized crickets. Sh… read more
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I have a one year old Leopard gecko, albino. She has a shriveled
I have a one year old Leopard gecko, albino. She has a shriveled tail, no fat in it, and her feet and hands are swollen. Her arms are skinny as well, and this seemed to happen overnight. Can you help?… read more
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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding off an on for about two months now. In the last two weeks she has become very skinny and wont eat. Most of her body is covered in skin… 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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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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lathargic..at home? we sprayed her cage with hot water..towel
We have a leopard Gecko, she is still fairly young, we go her about 3 1/2 months ago. She is lathargic, not drining and not eating, barely moving, is there anything we can do at home? we sprayed her c… read more
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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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