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    Melonhelmet is offline Junior member
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    Default Leopard Gecko Poop Question?


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    This is the first time I ever saw Psycho make a poop, and I have a question.

    Is the poop sapost to have a little puddle of like water around it? The little puddles must dry up quick because i noticed a wet spot puddle around the poo on the paper towel.... Is this normal?
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    My guess is it is the urine? I dont know wait for someone else. I don't think im right.
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    yes, the poop should a bit of liquid to it...but not much. Reptiles actually don't have "urine". They produce what is called a "urate". That is the white portion of the poop. A healthy leopard gecko poop should have a brown portion and a white portion. These two portions should be somewhat solid, and yes there will be a bit of liquid around it. As long as the brown and white portions are not runny or really mushy, then there is nothing to worry about. People who keep the geckos on sand don't usually see the watery portion because it quickly disappears into the sand and the everything dries up in the heat. You notice it a lot more on paper substrate or tile.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmhherpetology View Post
    yes, the poop should a bit of liquid to it...but not much. Reptiles actually don't have "urine". They produce what is called a "urate". That is the white portion of the poop. A healthy leopard gecko poop should have a brown portion and a white portion. These two portions should be somewhat solid, and yes there will be a bit of liquid around it. As long as the brown and white portions are not runny or really mushy, then there is nothing to worry about. People who keep the geckos on sand don't usually see the watery portion because it quickly disappears into the sand and the everything dries up in the heat. You notice it a lot more on paper substrate or tile.
    Okay, I was a bit worried about the little puddle, the poop is well a poop, mushy but not really mushy, there is a bit of goop attaching the poop to the urate.
    Im Dustin :)

    Geckos:
    [1] Female Patternless Albino [Psycho]

    Other:
    [1] Long Tailed Grass Lizard
    [1] Pacific Tree Frog
    [1] Classic Corn Snake

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    http://jmhherpetology.weebly.com/upl...pard_gecko.pdf

    Go to the above website to see a picture of some healthy poop. This is my website. I have some good info on it about leopard geckos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmhherpetology View Post
    http://jmhherpetology.weebly.com/upl...pard_gecko.pdf

    Go to the above website to see a picture of some healthy poop. This is my website. I have some good info on it about leopard geckos.

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    Does the size of the poop very from leo to leo? Cause psychos poops are usualy small.
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    [1] Pacific Tree Frog
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    Yes. It depends on several factors: how old they are, how big they are, how much they eat, how often they eat, and what they eat. When I feed mine crickets, there poop is a lot bigger than when I feed mealworms. If you let them free feed on mealworms then their poop will be somewhat smaller than if you feed them once or twice a week. I choose to keep mealworms in the dish all the time so they can eat as they please...unless they start getting too fat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmhherpetology View Post
    Yes. It depends on several factors: how old they are, how big they are, how much they eat, how often they eat, and what they eat. When I feed mine crickets, there poop is a lot bigger than when I feed mealworms. If you let them free feed on mealworms then their poop will be somewhat smaller than if you feed them once or twice a week. I choose to keep mealworms in the dish all the time so they can eat as they please...unless they start getting too fat.
    No matter what I feed she makes a poop about [poop-][ura] The ura is urate thats about the exact size of her poop
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    what if most of the feces are white (with no brown)?

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    Default Need help!!!


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    What do I do when my gecko's poop turns white? I REALLY ned some help here!!!

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