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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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Loud noises like squeals and shedding trying to eat his tail
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My ~10 month old Leopard gecko,, is not shedding as far as I
My ~10 month old Leopard gecko, Steve, is not shedding as far as I can tell. I've tried increasing the calcium in his diet, and feeding more often. I've only noticed him show signs that he's going to … read more
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My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few
My gecko seems to have a blockage. He hasnt eatin in a few days and he is not himself his stomache is very fat and he isn't walking right. I gave him a few warm baths tonight and have tried a couple o… read more
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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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months old ...his..weve been feeding him meal worms
My Leopard Gecko refuses to eat and seems to shed non-stop. He is five months old...his terrarium is well lit during the day and also heated at night. We've been feeding him meal worms exclusively...p… read more
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened
I have a 3 year old leopard gecko. For weeks he has not opened his eyes. He cannot see food and has lost weight, so I have been feeding him with Fluker's Repta Boost, by syringe. That's fine and his e… read more
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we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating
we have a leopard gecko. He has shown no interest in eating for weeks. We have tried tking the heads of the crickets and hand feeding him, that worked a couple of times. Then we tried smashed up a pie… read more
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Im caring for my sons leopard gecko while hes away at college.
I'm caring for my son's leopard gecko while he's away at college. He has not eaten much in the last 3 weeks. A few days after his last good meal he started to shed his skin so I assumed he didn't eat … read more
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Today we found him chewing at his vent...looks swollen
We have a 8 year old leopard gecko. Today we found him chewing at his vent. The vent looks swollen and there are two hard bumps directly below the vent. The bumps feel like sacks of sand and they are … read more
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I rescued a golden gecko from someone who was just going to
I'm afraid my Golden Gecko is sick! I rescued a golden gecko from someone who was just going to let him out in the yard. I have had him for about six weeks. He came in a 55 gallon tank, and has a dirt… read more
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My albino leopard gecko has not eaten in two weeks. About two
My albino leopard gecko has not eaten in two weeks. About two weeks ago I was assisting her with getting the extra skin off her toes, since she never rids herself of them and I'm always afraid the ski… read more
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my daughters gecko is now white is it sick what does it need
my daughter's gecko is now white is it sick what does it need? also he isn't much of an eater doesn't like anything that doesn't move so he get's crickets but doesn't eat much like I said what should … read more
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I checked on my sons Leopard Gecko (albino) and the ti
I checked on my son's Leopard Gecko (albino) and the tip of his nose was kind of bloody and one of his eyes is crusted up. His tail is somewhat deflated. I took a saturated (with water) Qtip and dabbe… read more
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We have a healthy 3.5 year old female (we think) leopard gecko.
We have a healthy 3.5 year old female (we think) leopard gecko. Her terrarium is quite clean, she eats crickets (kept alive on pet store cricket food, water and raw carrots to gnaw on. We give her occ… read more
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I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the
I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the bottom. The sand feels kind of cold, should I put a heated pad under the tank? How much sand should be in the tank? I took him to the vet an… read more
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasn't been eating at all for the last couple of weeks. His tail is getting steadily skinnier, and a week ago I was prompted to look online for solutions to thi… 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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