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My sons leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at
My son's leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at the same time and the other is thriving fine, cohabitating in the same cage. We have had them for about 6 weeks and they are probably about 6 … read more
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Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard
Hi Joan! Can you answer a few questions about a leopard gecko? A friend gave him to me, and I've never had a gecko before. I've been doing research, but I'm confused about heating and lighting. Galaha… read more
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Joan
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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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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual for a few days. Last night he had to be woken up and then ate just one cricket. Tonight he had to be woken and tried to eat but couldn't … read more
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My young leopard gecko quit eatting and is losing weight.
My young leopard gecko quit eatting and is losing weight. I am very worried. There are no reptile vets in my area. Any suggestions?… read more
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Anna
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My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them
My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them dearly and holds them frequently. He takes great care of them. We have had the male for about 2 1/2 years and the female for 1 1/2 years. He… read more
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Joan
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we have purchased 2 blizard leopard geckos 1 week today. 1
we have purchased 2 blizard leopard gecko's 1 week today. 1 has settled in well and the other not so well. 1 Has only consumed 1 wax worm whilst in our care, doesn't appear to be drinking, appears to … 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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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking. His back legs are very weak and when he trys to walk on them he trembles. Also he will only use his front legs to walk and drag his littl… read more
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Joan
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I stopped putting moss in my cage; I was worried when I saw
I stopped putting moss in my cage; I was worried when I saw my leapord gecko eat a cricket that ran into his hiding spot and also snatched a piece of moss. I wasn't able to stop him from eating the pi… read more
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Joan
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I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front
I have a lepord gecko and his head behind the eyes and in front of his ears is sinking in. Also, over the last 3 days, he has become very lethargic. It has been more than 3 days since he last ate some… read more
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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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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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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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Joan
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my leopared gecko has shed twice last week which isnt normal
my leopared gecko has shed twice last week which isnt normal and a piece of skin is peeling up, but underneith it the new skin is very raw. what should i do? he also had a puss pocket on his head abov… read more
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Joan
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My leopard geckos skin is turning white and he doesnt seem
My leopard gecko's skin is turning white and he doesn't seem to be eating much. What can the problem be? Oh- he is shedding! I have to shut the computer down. Please e-mail your answer to my e-mail ad… read more
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my adult leopard gecko appears to be getting very dark in color.
my adult leopard gecko appears to be getting very dark in color. There also the bunmps in his skin seem more pronounced.… read more
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healthy..eater, but never really was, we hand feed her..Her eyes
Our Leopard Gecko''s eys are not opening. Her skin seems to be healthy - she''s not much of an eater, but never really was, we hand feed her. Her eyes have been shut for a few days now. Any ideas of w… read more
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