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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

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

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. ...
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Tail missing leapord gecko [duplicate]

What do you use to bandage up your leapord geckos tail like it said in the information
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Sick leopard gecko

I have had my leo since february. His name is Elvis (i think its a male) the last two weeks he has been very lethargic and slowly not eating, and now more recently hes not pooping. it started when he ...
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What to do when one leopard gecko bites another?

I'm not sure what to do I have two leopard geckos and I was just feeding them and one of them bite the others head and now theirs a small noticeable hole should I take it to the vet or whatever or ...
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Leopard gecko tail cut

I was removing the top to my terrarium, and I dropped it on my leopard geckos tail. He didn't drop his tail but he has an open wound. What should I do?
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My leopard gecko needs help shedding, but won't let me handle her

I've had this certain leopard gecko for about two months now and she was brought to me from a friend who neglected her. Her vivarium didn't allow her to shed properly and is missing some toes. She's ...
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Help! Son's leopard gecko's toe looks blackish purple

My son's leopard gecko's toe doesn't look good. We thought it may have turned purple because of shedding. We've tried soaking it. Nothing seems to be working. Its toenail looks a bit black too. Any ...
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My leopard gecko arm was taken off by my sister's cat while was at work!

I was at work and my door was closed. My sister opened the door and the cat got in and was pawing at it. The cat broke open the roof and attacked gecko's tail and took his leg clean off! What kind of ...
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Why won't my male leopard gecko show interest in my female leopard gecko?

I've had my leopard geckos housed together for a couple weeks now and I have not seen or heard any tail wagging. They don't attack each other and the female pays no mind to him. They even sleep in the ...
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Leopard geckos and quarantine

I have been recently acquiring new Leo's for my collection and have several new additions set up in quarantine. I am unsure as to how long I should keep them separated from the main reptile room. ...
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Help my gecko lost a toe - should I help it shed

I need some help. I purchased a gecko from someone and being a new reptile owner I immediately did research on shedding. I looked at its feet because it seems to be the worst problem: it has balls ...
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Emergency: leopard gecko very sick and I don't know how to help her

Sister's friend left me her two geckos to babysit while she went on a trip with my sister and said that one is sick. She is very, very thin to the point where you can see her ribcage/lungs, and they ...
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What is this clear sticky mucus coming from my leopard gecko's vent?

There is a clear sticky mucus coming out of my male gecko's vent. It looks a bit like what you see on eggs in females. What is this? Is it sperm? A sign he's constipated? (Question taken from a ...
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Leopard gecko is wounded, can't move its back legs

I have a leopard gecko. It just leaped out of my hands from four feet up and it can't move her back legs. I live in a small town, there is nowhere to bring her. What should I do?
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What antiseptic is safe to use on reptiles?

If my geckos get cuts or scrapes, what is safe to use to clean the wounds? TCP? Iodine? Antiseptic? Something else? I have a reptile-safe disinfectant that I use to clean the tank with, but there's ...
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My leopard gecko's tail fell off! What should I do?

Thankfully, this has never happened to me. But if it does, how should I treat it - both immediately, and in the longer term?
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What should be in a leopard gecko first aid kit?

I would like to have materials on hand to be prepared if anything goes wrong with my pets. I have heard people suggest a first aid box so that you are prepared, but I don't have much idea what to put ...
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When my leopard gecko sheds he can't see, is that okay?

When Rocky, my leopard gecko, sheds it seems like the last thing to come off is the skin on his face, head, and eyes. It looks like he can't see at all! Is this okay?
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Is PVA glue safe to use in my leopard gecko's enclosure?

I'm building my gecko a new moist hide, since I didn't like the shop-bought ones very much. Without going into all the details, the lid consists of two thin, flat pieces of wood I have shaped and now ...
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What is the difference between Rainwater Albino, Tremper Albino and Bell Albino leopard geckos?

Are there huge differences between the three major types of albinism in leopard geckos? What are the key signs to look out for to determine the differences? I know albino is a recessive trait; is ...
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My leopard gecko sometimes has trouble shedding. How can I help?

Sometimes, when my gecko sheds, not all of the skin comes off and I find flaky white patches left behind. I know you shouldn't pull at them to help them come off, so what should you do instead?
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What are the stages in a leopard gecko's life cycle?

What is the life cycle of a leopard gecko? What different stages of development (hatchling, sexual maturity, "menopause" equivalent) are there and at what age do they occur? Is it different for male ...
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How can I gauge a vet's experience with reptiles?

It's come to my attention that not all vets are trained to treat reptiles. Other than the obvious "Do you have a vet trained in treating reptiles?", what are some pertinent questions I can ask a ...
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My leopard gecko is digging. Does this mean she's gravid and trying to lay eggs?

Found this question on a leopard geckos group on Facebook. My new gecko keeps digging in her earth. As soon as I flatten and evenly spread it out she pushes it all back to the same spot and sits on ...
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What types of food and vitamins are appropriate for a leopard gecko?

My partner and I have had many reptiles over the years (bearded dragons, snakes of various sizes etc) but our latest additions are 2 leopard geckos - we're not sure exactly what breed, but we think ...