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My leopard gecko won't eat. He looks at the mealworm, licks
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I think may be impacted leopard gecko. Couple weeks now and
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My leopard gecko hasn't gone to the bathroom in a time and I
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I have a 2 month old baby leopard gecko. Today, I picked up
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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
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My Leopord Gecko (baby, just got it from the pet store 3 weeks
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Anna
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I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them
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Hi. My sons 6 yr. old leopard gecko is not eating and tonight
Hi. My son's 6 yr. old leopard gecko is not eating and tonight she did and pooped out one of he meal worms live. She stopped eating crickets a fews years back so we just feed her meal worm and she has… read more
Anna
Anna
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How do we put in calcium to our leopard gecko if he doesnt
How do we put in calcium to our leopard gecko if he doesn't eat? He's not eaten in two weeks and is uninterested in crickets or locusts. We tried to open his mouth yestereday and tempt him with a bit … read more
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Joan
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Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on
Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on its underbelly. The Gecko doesn't seem to be acting any different and otherwise appears health. Do you happen to know what the green spot may… read more
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My male leopard gecko isnt acting normal...bathroom..little raw
My male leopard gecko isnt acting normal. He seems to be having a hard time going to the bathroom. He keeps licking himself down there and it looks a little raw. Is there anything I can do?… read more
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and greedy and feeds well, but doesn't seem to bully the female. She is about 2 years old, and although very eager to eat, as soon as she has a … read more
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Joan
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
Hi, I have two leopard geckos. I've had both for about 6 years now... one of them has seemed to have gone blind in one eye. He can still see/sense a little bit. I watch him look and follow crickets pa… read more
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yr old..we force feed him 3 meal worms dipped..pooped..wont eat.
My 5 yr old leopard gecko is not eating. We thought he had an obstruction, so we force feed him 3 meal worms dipped in olive oil and then he pooped the next day. He still won't eat. We can't even forc… read more
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hatchling thats very skinny...hip bones are protruding.
I got a normal leapord gecko at petco a week ago. it is a hatchling thats very skinny. the hip bones are protruding. although he eats well, i think... can u tell me whats up? will it be ok?… read more
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My leopard gecko lost a lot of weight, so i took him to the
My leopard gecko lost a lot of weight, so i took him to the vet 2 weeks ago and they gave me powder food to mix with water and calcium and antibiotics to take. He seemed to be getting better, but this… read more
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