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I think he is dead or playing dead. He is a leopard gecko. I
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Anna
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My leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be
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My lizard has been shedding a new skin every week for about
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Anna
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My leopard gecko has an eye infection from shedding and is
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Anna
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I have a gecko and I believe he is blind. he refuses to eat
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Anna
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I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them
I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them is smaller than the other, was born with a portion of the umbilical cord still attached and had trouble opening one of his eyes. He later ope… read more
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We got a leopard gecko from a co-worker back in March. Everything
We got a leopard gecko from a co-worker back in March. Everything was doing well until the beginning of March when I went out of town and my husband bought dead mealworms and tried to feed it to him i… read more
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Hello, We have had a Leopard Gecko for 3 years (he was an adult
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
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My geckos habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large
My gecko's habitat is swarming with gnats. The habitat is large and too heavy for me to carry outside. Is there a way to get rid of these pests without harming the gecko? The last time something of th… read more
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Anna
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my leopard gecko is 3.5 years old, he recently stopped eating,
my leopard gecko is 3.5 years old, he recently stopped eating, an I think he is blind. I hold a worm close to him but his eyes are just slits, an he never eats. I leave the worm but its dead by the ne… read more
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