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My gecko is having troubles with shedding. I have to help it
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I have a Leppard gecko that has a couple of open wounds and
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, I have a 3yo female leopard gecko and I'm having problems. She wasn't eating
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Hi Anna. I have two female leopard geckos, my newer gecko (who
Hi Anna. I have two female leopard geckos, my newer gecko (who is actually older) was bullying the younger one that I've had for longer. I separated them for awhile and when I put them back together, … read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko is around a year old n I have her for about
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Ive had two leopard geckos for about 8 years. Last week she
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I have a crested gecko and about 3 to 4 weeks ago, he started
I have a crested gecko and about 3 to 4 weeks ago, he started acting really strange. He started shedding more frequently, won't eat, acts like he is having a seizure, and opening his mouth all the tim… read more
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Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and Im really worried about her.
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I have almost week old baby leopard geckos and one of them
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My female leopard gecko has a bad place on the top of her head
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Our leopard gecko is not eating and her eyes are sealed shut
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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding off an on for about two months now. In the last two weeks she has become very skinny and wont eat. Most of her body is covered in skin… read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
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eyes..within hours..hours and stays closed until I try misting him
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I have a leopard Gecko that is very skinny and recently shed.
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