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My 4 mo female leopard gecko has a large dark red spot on
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2 things my lizard only eats waxworms but i hear there fattening
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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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pet store..seem to be eating and I havent seen any droppings..feeding
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good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old,
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I have two Leopard ghekkos which I keep on sand strata, They
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I purchased a small leopard gecko yesterday, and was wondering
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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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what if my gecko is going for long periods like 5-6 days without
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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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Our leopard gecko has spent the better part of the last four
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My leopard geckos tail cracked at the tip, and hes been squinting
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didnt eat..I feed him yesterday and he only ate maybe six
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My gecko has stopped eating, she has lost weight and is laying
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Hi! I have 2 pet geckos that we adopted. We have had them
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Im getting a leopard gecko soon and I recently set the tank
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shedding..I mist her cage once a day, sometimes twice.
My gecko has recently had difficulty shedding. Is this a nutrient problem? I mist her cage once a day, sometimes twice. Her skin gets stuck around her toes, and this last time around her eye. I don't … read more
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