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My leopard gecko has a huge issue

My male leopard gecko is not eating, and hasn’t been. The vet told us they did not see anything wrong but, we are very worried about him. He is getting red spots all over his body. HELP! He is eating ...
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Gecko trouble shedding, helped to remove skin but dead ends look like toenails [duplicate]

My Leopard Gecko has had some trouble shedding and I’ve read all about the warm soaks and removing the skin from the toes. I’ve done all this but there are still bits on the end that look like ...
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leopard gecko's tail fell off [duplicate]

I was down stairs and my mom started yelling "who did this" She said his tail fell off. A couple minutes later I found out my 2-year old sister was trying to pick it up and it was in his cave. so ...
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New lizard lost tail 2 times already, worried about his/her safety

So recently, our family bought 2 more leopard geckos for the current 2 ones we already had... My sister's gecko is "supposedly" a girl, and her new young girl/boy got along nicely. They separated but ...
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Should I keep my new lizard separate from the main one

So here on Saturday, I'm heading into town to get another leopard gecko, my sis already has two, and I wanted another one (my lizard is rather happy but I feel like hes kind of lonely, or maybe it's ...
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Can I get some advice on a good setup for my leopard gecko?

I got a leopard gecko about 2-3 weeks ago, he seems healthy and happy, he runs about and seems okay. Im just seeing lots of mixed reviews online about how to take care of them. Like for example: ...
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My leopard geckos eye randomly went dark, did he go blind?

My leopard gecko is almost 2 years old, I take very good care of him & the other day I noticed his one eye looked very different than the other one. (picture is with this) could be possibly have ...
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Should I get my leopard gecko a Substrate?

So, I just got a leopard gecko about 4 days ago, its been years since I got one, I already have a good feeding schedule, and he looks happy and healthy, and sometimes lets me hold him. I was chatting ...
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My leopard gecko is sick i think? [duplicate]

She is just dragging herself around and isn’t eating anything she barely moves at all and like just lays still had the time i dont know what to do at this point
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How can I help my sick leopard gecko?

Two years ago my brother got a pet leopard gecko. We still don't know it's gender but I will say him. For two years he was fine and looked healthy had a fat tail and ate fine. The only problem was ...
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Substrate for Leopard geckos

Can you use a towel and replace it to be more environmentally conscious? Or should I get a liner instead? Im aware some people paper towels but its not always recommended? would moss be alright?
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My new Leopard gecko turned grey and is cold to the touch

so I just bought a leopard gecko (It's my first reptile) and last night I had turned off it's heat mat. I had read that leopard geckos could withstand temps of 70s (which is the coldest it usually ...
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Can't handle my leopard gecko after trying many different techniques

I have an adult female leopard gecko (a year old) and a young male leopard gecko (1 month old). The older one struggled with post traumatic stress being handled but still lets me pet her and sometimes ...
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My leopard gecko won't shed

My leopard gecko only shed once and I got him may/19/18 And sometimes he goes pale but nothing happens, he always has wet Moss, I give them baths. He seems healthy there's nothing wrong with him he'...
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I think my leopard gecko Luna is impacted - how can I tell?

I think my leopard gecko Luna is impacted. Her belly is black and purple. I started warm baths today. She ate some large crickets and just lays around all day. Not eating or drinking or pooping. Is ...
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My new gecko is fighting my old one!

I got a leopard gecko about 3 weeks ago and I thought it needed a friend, so today I got another and put it in the terrarium. They are both pretty young. The new one went into the hide my old one was ...
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Leopard gecko tail injury question (harsh pictures)

My little buddy ran away from me yesterday and ran next to a little statue of the Statue of Liberty and it fell and hit his tail. He dropped the tail and that was a clean snap. There's this bit left ...
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My 8 month old unsexed leopard gecko hasn't been eating properly for 2 weeks what should i do?

It has only eaten once in this time when it ate 10 mealworms and has defecated twice. Its faeces are about half the normal size. Its behaviour is normal apart from it has started scratching at night ...
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Leo Gecko Too Cold During the Winter? [duplicate]

Over the summer I purchased a leopard gecko and have managed to keep her cage within the recommended warmth range, though recently I've noticed her cage becomes a little colder due to the winter ...
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My cat attacked my pet leopard gecko and the gecko is probably injured, what to do?

A few hours ago my cat got my gecko and scratched it in the neck, ear, back, and hands. She seems to be alive and moving well, but her jaw is just the tinniest bit of crooked, and she does take a ...
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Leopard Gecko Tail drop 1+ years ago not grown back

My leopard Gecko dropped her tail over a year ago and she still has not grown it back. It has healed and there is a stump there but it doesn't seem to be growing anymore. The stump is about the size ...
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Possible case of MBD in a leopard gecko

My 8 month old leopard gecko has had his front left leg turned inwards for the past 2 weeks. He also stays in his hide a lot and rarely comes out. Is there anything I can do?
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Why did my gecko die?

So, about a month ago my gecko of three years died i'm still devasted to this day..It was a heart breaking moment...she was not eating at all nor drinking my dad said she was laying her infertile eggs ...
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Sick gecko who won’t eat [duplicate]

I adopted a leapard gecko yesterday because the people caring for it could not get it to eat. The gecko is very thin. And will not eat. The skin around her eyes has not shed and she can’t open them. ...
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What kind of heating lamp?

I keep my room at about 68 degrees all year round, i have a heating pad for my gecko but what type of lamp should i use? He never really comes out of his cage. He is an albino Tremper.
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Is my gecko's lethargic behaviour due to a heating issue or something else?

I just got a 5 year-old leopard-gecko from a family friend and I don't think her enclosure is warm enough. It usually reads between 80-85°F and my house is normally around 72°F. I use both a heat pad ...
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Why won't my leopard gecko eat? [duplicate]

My leopard gecko, Marley is over a year old and we have had him since he was a baby. From the day we brought him home he would eat every time we fed him and was very healthy. We recently moved, 5 days ...
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Leopard gecko got calcium in eye

My cousin was feeding the leopard gecko a cricket which was dusted with calcium. Some of the calcium got in her left eye. Could this cause any health problems?
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What do I do with my juvenile leopard gecko while going on vacation?

I have a juvenile leopard gecko, I will be going on vacation soon for 3 days. I don't know if he'll be okay while I'm gone? I will feed him before I go, but I usually feed him 10-15 crickets every ...
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Sick leopard gecko declining rapidly - Mouth Rot, irritated skin etc

We have a very ill leopard gecko and we would really appreciate if anyone with experience with leos could share some thoughts/help/guidance. It's a long story so strap in. December Around mid-...
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Should I pull the dead skin off my gecko's eyes?

I have an 18 year old leopard gecko. Due to improper care in the past years, he has lost both of his eyes. I have not had any issue removing the dead skin from his eyes until recently, and I just can'...
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my leopard gecko come to shedding her skin is white .pass a 15 munites she have a normal skin . I dont see she shedsing before [duplicate]

my leopard gecko come to shedding her skin is white .pass a 15 munites she have a normal skin . I dont see she shedsing before. her body is normal. Dont have any skin from shedding
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Baby Leopard gecko burrowing? [duplicate]

Today I bought a baby leopard gecko and I noticed that it has burrowed a little under the substate and went to sleep. Is this normal behaviour or should I be concerned?
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What can I do when my leopard gecko will not shed? [duplicate]

I have tried giving him a bath and keeping him moist but his skin on his head, feet and other patches will not come off. Thanks!
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Is this eye gunk on my Leopard Geckos eye a concern?

My leopard gecko has some type of gunk on the inner corner of his eye. His eyelid isn't shut. We used to have the ground up walnut shell bedding but just recently changed it to the felt pad bedding. I'...
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Wire Tank Topper/High Rise for Leopard Gecko?

My leopard gecko currently has a ten gallon tank. She is doing perfectly well, but I want her to have more space so she can be as happy as possible. I'm looking into creating a second floor for her ...
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Leopard Gecko Dying

My and father got my mother a little leopard gecko as an early Christmas gift on the 17th of December. She is a female leopard gecko, and about 6-8 months old? We are not too sure about her age, but ...
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Adopting (rescuing) a pair of Big pet store Leopard Geckos that were raised by uninformed - Help

Looking for input from experienced Gecko keepers that have cared for Geckos with MBD or impaction so we know what to watch and be prepared for with our new adopted Leopard Geckos. The Good Both look ...
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Leopard geckos being housed together

Can I house a leopard gecko with one that has lost her tail? I have a 30 gallon long tank that she’s currently in and there’s 3 hides so there’s lots of space to hide.
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What should you do, if your leopard gecko's tail is half fallen off?

What should you do if your leopard gecko's tail is half way on and half way not on? Is it possible to prevent the tail from fully falling off? Can the tail reattach on its own by feeding her more and ...
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Tip of lopard geckos tail fell off, what do I do?

I just adopted a leopard gecko about a week ago, and she had some stuck shed. I gave her a moist hide box to see if it would help, this morning I soaked her in water and the shed started to peal it ...
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Skunk gecko please help [closed]

My skunk gecko mouth is half way open and looks like her chest is caved in nothing has happened to her she lives alone eats only crickets and in a very clean environment please help I don't know what ...
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Leopard gecko not eating, acting strange

I have a leopard gecko who's a little over a year old. I've had her for about a month now. I have reptile carpet, a warm hide, cool hide, and humid hide. Also a little bowl of calcium, food bowl, ...
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How do I get Skin off my untamed baby leopard gecko?? HELP [duplicate]

So I got a juvenile leopard gecko named Scout about 3 days ago. I haven't held him yet because I wanted him to get comfortable in his new home before I did that. He had just finished shedding a bit ...
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Are possibly poisoned locusts safe to feed my leopard ghekko

I adopted a friend of a friends ghekko a couple of weeks ago. I have no experience with reptiles just my 17yr old son wanted one forever. It was all quick and I was given her tank and accessories. I ...
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Gecko won't eat

I need help. Recently I've been neglecting my gecko because of something that happened to me that left me emotionally distressed. My gecko used to be healthy, but now he's skinny, squints his eyes, ...
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Baby leopard gecko won't eat!

I got a baby leo exactly one week ago and I haven't seen him eat yet. He is a hatchling and he looks like an average sized baby. I am feeding him on large calcium dusted mealworms. I have him in a 20 ...
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Leopard Gecko Eye problem(Eyelids Grown closed)

I have a leopard gecko which was given to me by someone. Her eyelids look to have grown closed? I was told it was her shedding that didn't come off correctly and have done as suggested in this case by ...
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My Geckos Head Still Has Skin On It! [duplicate]

My Leopard Gecko started shedding two days ago and stil has its head covered in dead skin. This is my first gecko and I don't know what to do he is trying to get it off it is loose but if I have to ...
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In-grown nail or something stuck in his toe?

I noticed this after he shed. Is this an in-grown nail or something else? It seems to be irritated, and red, at the tip of the toe where the object (nail?) Begins. But the rest of his claws are white. ...