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I bought a year old leopard gecko from my girlfriend's
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Anna
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I have a very healthy male patternless leopard gecko and
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Anna
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we have a leopard gecko that were thinking is about 13 years
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Anna
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Hello, My Leopard Gecko, named Elgy, is a 7 year old female.
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My leopard gecko has had its eyes closed lately and on one
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Anna
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened
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beloved..light and heating pad on for 10-12 hours during daytime hours
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
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9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets..thin..wont eat
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Anna
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ive picked the skin off them she has problems shedding.ive
ive just got a leopard geck and its back feet .look like there not working propley after ive picked the skin off them she has problems shedding.ive put a huninty box in there for her. and put iaden on… read more
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Anna
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I have an adult leopard gecko whose behavior has changed in
I have an adult leopard gecko whose behavior has changed in the last month. It became fussy with eating crickets, and I switched to waxworms. In the last two weeks its stomach has become distended, an… read more
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got an appetite and is running around as per normal.
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