Recent content by Heloguy

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    Leo Gecko Not Eating, Hard Belly

    Bob, If he is drinking water put a few drops of Pedialite in it. It has electrolytes that may help with is digestion. Some times they get dehydrated. I had a similar problem with mine a year or so ago and the warm bath helped move things along. They can absorb the Pedialite through their skin...
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    Wonder if my leopard gecko could be dying?

    He was beautiful! I can tell by your picture that he seemed to have been enjoying his stay with you. It's always tough to lose a member of your pet family.
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    Cuts on head. Help!

    I notice that a day or two before my gecko sheds, her colors turn grayish and she has no appetite. I run some warm water in the kitchen sink and put her in for about five minutes. She doesn't seem to mind this treatment at all. I put her back in her cage; she hides under a ball cap, and the...
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    Update: we caught him ❤️Gecko missing three weeks has been found but can’t reach him

    I'm glad you got him back. For others that might face this problem: I accidentally left my Leo out one night and we narrowed our search to the kitchen and living room where I had last handled her. We believed her to be hiding under the stove or refrigerator. Both appliances can be rolled or...
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    Why is my leo wall surfing?

    My Leo (2 years) tries to climb the corners when she's looking for attention. As soon as I put my hand in the cage, she moves, slowly so as not to let me think that its her idea, and then moves into my hand as if to say, "What the hey?" I usually keep her on my shoulder until she gets bored...
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    Brand new leopard Gecko owner!

    When I first got my female Leo, two years ago, I placed the meal worms on the mat and used a bamboo shish-kabob stick to point out the worms. She quickly caught on and to this day, two years later I will us the stick to point out the escapees. I can also use my finger to point them out. I...
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    Elderly leo eating less/losing weight?

    Take him to the vet. If there’s nothing that can be done for him, you will at least have the peace of mind knowing that it wasn’t your fault as opposed to second guessing that there might have been something more that you could’ve done.