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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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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening what do i do and i want to learn more information on my leopard gecko can you give me some pointers… read more
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i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot
i have a 10 month old leopard gecko and she is losing alot of wieght i have tried to give her waxworms, crickets, and mealworms all are dusted with calcium powder and she doesn't want them. is there a… read more
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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
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Anna
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We have a spotted leopard gecko who is 7 yrs old and he is
We have a spotted leopard gecko who is 7 yrs old and he is very thin. His tail is so thin and his back legs are not moving. He cannot keep his head up. He was walking on Thursday and he shedded on Thu… read more
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Joan
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good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old,
good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old, ive only had her for 3 months. shes stopped eating wont open her eyes and is very lethargic and has lost alot of weight. i give her water … read more
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
Hello, My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy. He ate a steady streem of crickets and meal worms and allways had water available. His substrait was changed about every 6 months and the temp … read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
My leopard gecko has stopped eating. We've tried mealworms, waxworms, crickets, dehydrated food---even kale, but she doesn't want to eat. Her tail has deteriorated and she's having difficulty shedding… read more
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Joan
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We have a male and female leopard geckos in the same cage.
We have a male and female leopard geckos in the same cage. Our female dropped her tail last night and it's not in the cage. One of them obviously ate it and i'm worried about them becoming impacted. I… read more
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Joan
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
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My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one
My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one and I did not know what I was doing. I tried to help her by pulling it off. It made two red sores on her back. The next day her tail start… read more
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
My loepard gecko was definately frightened by my friend's son last night. At the time she was flicking her tail vigorously but did not drop. Today the tip of of her beautiful fat tail seems rigid and … read more
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9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets..thin..wont eat
we have a leopard gecko she about 9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets, we was told afew years ago that she was a little over weight, but as shes not been eating now for a while she looks… read more
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Anna
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got our leopard gecko just 10 days ago, she ate well 3 days
got our leopard gecko just 10 days ago, she ate well 3 days then stopped eating for 2 days and her hind fooft was going deformed from a bad shed,saturday checked out by vet they said she was ok but ma… read more
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Joan
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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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Ive had a fat tailed gecko for about 18months and although
I've had a fat tailed gecko for about 18months and although it had some eye problems a while ago it has been fine. For the last 5-6 weeks it will not eat anything at all. Its shedding ok and drinking … read more
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i have a leopard gecko and he hasnt been eating and he also
i have a leopard gecko and he hasnt been eating and he also hasnt been moving around and his eyes are closed alot. he looks weak and tired...any suggestions as to whats wrong with him and how i could … read more
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite. His tail is 1/2 the size that it was a couple of weeks ago. We feed it a dozen crickets every week or so (we leave them in the cage w… read more
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