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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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