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From what I am reading its definitely tail rot. Its a 10-15
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Hello. We have a female leopard gecko. I would estimate her
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Anna
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I have a 3 year old leopard gecko and she has shedding issues
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Hi. My sons 6 yr. old leopard gecko is not eating and tonight
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Anna
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I have a leopard gecko who is 6 months old...he is acting very
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My geckos arent eating as many locusts/crickets as normal.
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I found what looked like a dehydrated waxworm & a dehydrated
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My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also
My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also been licking under its tail a lot. I don't know of any reptile veterinarians in my area what can I do?… read more
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lost weight..weight, both male and female have skinny tails
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