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HELP!!! is my leopard geckos tail infected?

My leopard gecko recently got attacked by my cat. she was left with a scratch on her back and she dropped her tail. the wound on her back is healing good as far as i can tell but the wound from losing ...
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Leopard gecko got out and I found him. But now he's acting different?

I had my leopard gecko for about 2 years. I got him from a friend who was moving. Anyways I woke up and his lid was halfway off so I checked on him. He was gone. I think my son got him out without ...
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I am leaving for 4 days with out gecko

I have an adult leopard gecko but I can not get any one to look after him wile I am on holiday for 4 days will he be ok
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Leopard Gecko has a injury on her tail

I picked her up after a few days of not handling her, and right away I see this on her tail. There is a new "wound" further up her tail. I'm unsure what to do as I cannot afford a vet at ...
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My male leopard gecko will not breed with my female

My male leopard gecko has been shaking his tail for like 1 second then giving up. It's always been my dream to breed leopard geckos so if someone can help me that would be amazing. I should've added ...
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Leopard gecko in a pine terrarium

I was thinking about getting a leopard gecko and i was reading that certain types of wood are toxic for reptiles. I understand that having pine or cedar shavings as substrate is a big nono, but what ...
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My leopard gecko is sick [duplicate]

My leopard gecko got moved to a new cage a month ago. In the last two weeks he has refused to eat anything. He is out of hiding and walking throughout his cage. His tank is around 84°F (29°C) on the ...
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My youngest leopard gecko's eye started shrinking / deflating! Is this something I should be worried about?

My littlest leopard gecko has always been a tad unhealthy. He was the tiniest lizard from his clutch, and he already has metabolic bone disease... His tail was also eaten off by a violent sibling (has ...
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Leopard gecko with stuck debris in her butt

So my daughter's leopard gecko has stuck junk in her trunk. She has been pooping fine, but there is a piece of hard poo that won't come out. I don't think it is impaction. My daughter has been trying ...
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What are the typical behaviors of a Baby Leopard Gecko? It escaped its enclosure, not sure where to look anymore

My sibling breeds leopard geckos, we kept one as a pet, and it somehow disappeared from a 12in x 12in x 10in box with a roof on it (Temporary location while it grows) We think it climbed on the log ...
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Keeping mealworms alive

We have adopted a "mack snow" leopard gecko this weekend, from the local exotic pet store. She's called Rosie (my 7yo son chose her name). She is being fed on mealworms & crickets, but ...
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Leopard gecko not eating and suffering from eye problems

I don't know how old my leopard gecko is, but I've had him for a few years. He used to eat fine, but I would always have a bit of trouble getting him to eat... it got worse and worse. I didn't have a ...
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Baby leopard gecko hasn’t eaten [duplicate]

Hi I bought a baby leopard gecko almost two weeks ago, on 14th August, and I haven't seen him eat. He is a hatchling. I offer him mealworms and Phoenix worms, but he has not ate since I got him. He ...
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How do I keep my leopard geckos cage warm without a heat mat or bulb? [duplicate]

I bought my gecko recently and had a bulb that worked fine, but it broke so I ordered a new one along with a heat mat, but they have not arrived. In the mean time, how can I keep it’s cage warm or can ...
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Leopard gecko's remarkable lethargy and weight loss during recent 3 weeks

My leopard gecko stopped eating probably about 3 weeks ago. He has lost a significant amount of weight and is remarkably lethargic. He is now 29 grams and a little over a year old. My gecko never ...
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Is my leopard gecko sick? [duplicate]

My leopard gecko is about 3 months old, and she was doing well until about a week and a half ago, when she stopped eating. A few days after this started, I bought her a different kind of food in case ...
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My leopard gecko is bleeding under his skin!

Recently, I have gotten a leopard gecko. He/she is now about three or four months old. I feed him meal worms and I am hoping to offer crickets for more variety. Recently, I was holding him in attempts ...
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What happened to my leopard gecko? Is aspen bedding good for him?

I can't believe this just happened to my 1-year-old gecko... he dropped half of his tail. About more than a week ago, my brother accidentally stepped on his tail, I wasn't sure if he had been ...
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why does my leopard gecko bite me?

My leopard Gecko tends to bite me. He hasn't shed yet. I'm worry about him/her. He's kinda mad at me all the time. I give him his crickets, food, water and he will scream at me. He does have water, ...
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Can I use Isopods in a leopard gecko cage?

I want an automated cleaning system for my leopard gecko cage so as to prepare for using soil in my cages later on. Im wondering if its okay to use the little orange isopods that some people put in ...
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Leopard gecko seems sick

Just a few nights of having our baby leopard gecko, the poor thing escaped because we did not have access to an appropriate tank until a few days later. After an hour of searching, we found it under a ...
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My leopard gecko won’t shed his dead skin off! [duplicate]

My leopard gecko, Charlie, is 6 months old. This is his second shed since I got him! And it took him over 24 hours. He won’t even try to get the shed off of him! He has it on his head, and his entire ...
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My leopard gecko keeps burrowing but not like in sand

My leopard gecko (I think it's a female but I'm not sure) keeps burrowing herself under things. It started with burrowing under her reptile carpet so I secured it, then under a heavy rock which I ...
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Screaming gecko

I got a young leopard gecko a few days ago and he’s perfectly healthy, eats and drinks, but I just wanted to know if them screaming when water gets on the is normal. I sprayed water in his cage this ...
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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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What morph is my leopard gecko?

Does this photo help decide what morph she is? I have looked up multiple morphs but I can't tell. Could you guys help? It would mean a lot.
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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 separated from the main one?

So here on Saturday, I'm heading into the town to get another leopard gecko. My sister already has two and I wanted another one - my lizard is rather happy, but I feel like he's kind of lonely, or ...
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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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Should I get my leopard gecko a substrate?

So, I just got a leopard gecko about 4 days ago, it's been years since I got one. I already have a good feeding schedule, he looks happy and healthy and sometimes lets me hold him. I was chatting ...
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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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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 has only shed once and I got him on May 19th, 2018. Sometimes he goes pale but nothing happens, he always has wet moss, I give him baths. He seems healthy, there's nothing wrong with ...
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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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Leopard gecko's odd behavior

I got my leopard gecko a month ago. I love her to bits, her name's Frankie. The vet said she was around 6 months old. Maybe I'm just worrying too much, but I figured I should get input anyway. To ...
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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 supplement in eye

My cousin was feeding the leopard gecko a cricket which was dusted with calcium supplement. Some of the calcium got in her left eye. Could this cause any health problems?
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