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My leopard gecko has been eating very little in the past and
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My leopard gecko shed his skin last week and is already
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We bought a leopard gecko this past January and we adore him.
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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
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I have got a leopard gecko but he looks in good condition,
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Hello, I have a Leopard Gecko who I think is about 6-8 yrs old.
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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
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Our leopard gecko has spent the better part of the last four
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didnt eat..I feed him yesterday and he only ate maybe six
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Hi, I have a male high yellow leopard gecko. Over the last
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My gecko has stopped eating, she has lost weight and is laying
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
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