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My reptile had some stuck shed and i put her in her humid
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My leopard gecko's toe is turning black due to stuck shed. I
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Anna
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,233 satisfied customers
tried to use a warm water soaked Q-tip and a cotton ball..warm bath
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My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the
My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the past two months his toes have not managed to shed the skin and now they are tightly stuck together and i cannot get the skin off. He struggl… read more
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Anna
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we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about
we have a 2 year old male leopard gecko. we did not know about putting a humid house in the tank, and he has shed and the skin did not come away from his eyes. I tried wiping with a damp towel and the… read more
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Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx..eyes..eyelids..lids
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We have a leopard gecko that shed his skin a week or so ago,
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we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he has been not eating for a few days and trying to shed his skin for over a week. more importantly his front claws look curled up and dried up… read more
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Joan
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I have a female leopard gecko. She recently went through a
I have a female leopard gecko. She recently went through a rough shed - it was stuck around her toes, around her face, and on her tail. It took about 9 days to get it all off. She has a humid hide in … read more
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Anna
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seen) but we didnt know about the moist humid hide
My son has had a leopard gecko for about 10 months. He was small when we got him and he is still pretty tiny. He just started to shed about two weeks ago for the first time (that we have seen) but we … read more
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Anna

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Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

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