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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
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i have a leopard ghecko that is very sick. he will not eat,
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We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him.
We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him. When we went on vacation August 5th for one week, our local pet shop took care of him. Since we got back, he hasn't been the same. I never… read more
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Anna
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months old ...his..weve been feeding him meal worms
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened
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Joan
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I have a 7 y/o male Gecko , is clearly constipated - taken
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Today we found him chewing at his vent...looks swollen
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Hi Have a Leopard Gecko that has developed a green spot on
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Joan
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eating well..He offers meal worm and crickets to him...5 months old
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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 leapord gecko went missing for 4 weeks and then we found
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My gecko has stopped eating, she has lost weight and is laying
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Sick leopard gecko. Has been steadily losing wait for a while
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My 6 month old leopard gecko has not defecated for about 14 days.
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I have an adult leopard gecko whose behavior has changed in
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We have a healthy 3.5 year old female (we think) leopard gecko.
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks. The past week or so, he has been diurnal that nocturnal in activity, and is overall more lethargic and seems weaker. He may be eating less as … read more
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my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is ...
my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is suddenly lethargic, shedding with the new skin underneath also starting to shed, he doesn''t want to eat or drink and I have been giving him water in a d… read more
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