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I have a blizzard leopard gecko who i got from someone who
I have a blizzard leopard gecko who i got from someone who was not feeding him properly. He is skinny and his tail is very skinny until a normal leopard gecko. Im worried he could have a parasite or a… read more
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Hi! I have a leopard gecko about 7 months old and I got him this past Thursday. I got him from a pet store with a pink color They had their heat lamps off I'm wondering if he was cold because he's now… read more
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I have a pet leopard gecko which stopped eating for about 11
I have a pet leopard gecko which stopped eating for about 11 days. I feed it mealworms. My gecko is about 7-8 months old, and it has been eating at least 11 mealworms everyday, till the middle of nove… read more
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My Leopard Gecko lost his tail. It has grown back some but
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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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Gecko not pooping and not eating for 4 days. Clear discharge coming from anus and some redness and duskiness / bruise on the superior aspect of the anus. Stomach feels soft but gecko less content bein… read more
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I have a young leopard gecko who hasnt eaten in at least a
I have a young leopard gecko who hasn't eaten in at least a week. Tonight I discovered a large blockage protruding from the anus. It is rock hard and I currently have him soaking in a small dish of te… read more
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we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasnt
we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasn't eaten anything or shown any interest at all in the crickets or mealworms. she has lost weight - her tail is not as plump and she looks much p… read more
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Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and Im really worried about her.
Hi, I have a Leopard Gecko and I'm really worried about her. I have a sand substrate and her diet consists of mealworms and occasionally small crickets. I use a black heat source. My gecko has been sh… read more
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My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy..ate..meal worms
Hello, My son has a 3-4 yr old geko that seemed healthy. He ate a steady streem of crickets and meal worms and allways had water available. His substrait was changed about every 6 months and the temp … read more
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I have a new leopard gecko that does not seem well. She is
I have a new leopard gecko that does not seem well. She is maybe a month old and I got her from the pet store one week ago. She seems lethargic, throws up when she eats and has a greenish poop when sh… read more
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Hi, I took in 2 adult leopard geckos as rescues yesterday.
Hi, I took in 2 adult leopard geckos as rescues yesterday. They are in very poor shape. They are not starved, or at least arent skinny. I have no history on them. One has an infection of some type in … read more
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My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one
My Leopard Gecko had a sheding problem. This was my first one and I did not know what I was doing. I tried to help her by pulling it off. It made two red sores on her back. The next day her tail start… read more
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9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets..thin..wont eat
we have a leopard gecko she about 9 yrs old an recently stopped eating the crickets, we was told afew years ago that she was a little over weight, but as shes not been eating now for a while she looks… read more
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Yesterday morn I noticed Saki, my leo gecko 7yrs old, had not
Yesterday morn I noticed Saki, my leo gecko 7yrs old, had not eaten her meal worms from the night before, her right eye seemed swollen, and she was keeping it half shut and licking it,I changed the me… read more
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Her tail which was as big around as her body..thinner..fed
Our leopard gecko has stopped eating, or is eating very little. Her tail which was as big around as her body, is now half the size it was, and her body is also thinner. I don't know if this has any co… read more
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Joan
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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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I had a leopard gecko for 7 years(spike). He had droped ...
I had a leopard gecko for 7 years(spike). He had droped his tail maybe 5 years a go. Slow growing back. Today I noticed that he was swollen on one side of his tail. Quite large. I noticed him licking … read more
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