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    They do like to burrow, and if there are no...

    They do like to burrow, and if there are no branches or plants that reach the top, it is unlikely that it was able to escape.
    I would advise against any unnecessary handling until the gecko is...
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    Missing toes is very common in leopard geckos. It...

    Missing toes is very common in leopard geckos. It is usually due to stuck sheds, which is due to lack of a moist area in the enclosure. With the number of missing toes in the photos, stuck sheds are...
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    I don't keep crested geckos, but I do keep the...

    I don't keep crested geckos, but I do keep the closely related gargoyle geckos. I don't give them UVB. They grow, thrive, and reproduce well without it.
    However, many herp hobbyists are beginning to...
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    1) Would a mourning gecko be happy by itself? Iím...

    1) Would a mourning gecko be happy by itself? Iím not interested in breeding them (although they do reproduce on their own), but Iíve heard that theyíll only lay eggs with other geckos present, is...
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    If it's pooping, it isn't impacted. A winter...

    If it's pooping, it isn't impacted.
    A winter slowdown is normal and expected. If the appetite drops off to nothing, increasing the heat is probably a good idea, but otherwise, all sounds normal.
  6. My son goes to school in nearby Kenosha, WI, so...

    My son goes to school in nearby Kenosha, WI, so for as long as he's attending there, we will probably be going to the fall show.
  7. There's a good chance I'll be going again next...

    There's a good chance I'll be going again next year.
  8. I was there too. Great little symposium, I hope...

    I was there too. Great little symposium, I hope it continues. I also brought my son, who enjoyed discussing his Coleonyx project with Nathan.
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    Those are really nice geckos. They seem to have...

    Those are really nice geckos. They seem to have qualities of both leopards and fat tails.
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    I suggest covering the screen 3/4 or so, and see...

    I suggest covering the screen 3/4 or so, and see what effect that has on the humidity.
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    Here's what I do in this situation: First, put...

    Here's what I do in this situation:
    First, put the gecko in a deli cup with wet paper towels. Leave it for a half hour or so. Don't forget the air holes!
    Then, gently peel off the loose skin-...
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    Eublepharis hardwickii temperament

    What is the temperament of Eublepharis hardwickii like, compared to the standard leopard gecko?
    Someone told me that they are very placid, like the African fat tailed gecko. I've never had...
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    Bigger is better. Just make sure that there are...

    Bigger is better. Just make sure that there are plenty of hiding places. That whole "large cages stress them out" is a newbie myth.
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    I bought dubias and superworms from Reptile Deli:...

    I bought dubias and superworms from Reptile Deli:
    https://www.reptiledeli.com/

    It was a couple years ago, and I now culture both species. However the the bugs arrived healthy, and as I recall,...
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    Dump the insects in, let the gecko hunt. It's...

    Dump the insects in, let the gecko hunt.
    It's pretty common for them to take a few days before they will start eating.
  16. I hate seeing articles like this (but please keep...

    I hate seeing articles like this (but please keep posting them) not only because I like herps and want to see them protected, but also because it makes me realize that I am contributing to the...
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    I would give it more time. The gecko knows how to...

    I would give it more time. The gecko knows how to eat, and it recognizes what you are giving it as a food item. There shouldn't be any need to overly coddle it in that regard. Ensure that the new...
  18. Small shallow bowls are best. Two bowls would...

    Small shallow bowls are best. Two bowls would evaporate as quickly as one, so that wouldn't solve your problem. You could slow evaporation by covering a portion of the enclosure. It would increase...
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    It's normal for geckos to have a favorite place...

    It's normal for geckos to have a favorite place to sit. Nothing to worry about there.
    However I would suggest feeding a larger variety of foods. Mealworms are not the best choice. Crickets and dubia...
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    They can eat bean beetles from the start. They...

    They can eat bean beetles from the start. They are small, and I read somewhere that they are more nutritious than fruit flies.
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    You don't even need a water dish. I don't use one...

    You don't even need a water dish. I don't use one for my Mourning geckos. Regular misting and keeping the humidity up is sufficient. I also make sure that they have prepared diet most nights, and I...
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    Don't worry if you don't see the gecko, they are...

    Don't worry if you don't see the gecko, they are very good at hiding.
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    If it were me, I would remove it from the current...

    If it were me, I would remove it from the current enclosure and keep it in a sterile environment until the nose heals. Dirt substrate, fecal matter, etc. can harbor bacteria which could lead to...
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    Yes, I do. Use a 32oz deli cup with tiny holes...

    Yes, I do.
    Use a 32oz deli cup with tiny holes in the lid- the type that are used for culturing fruit flies. Put about a half cup of dried black eyed peas in. Add bean beetles. Top it off with a...
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    Mourning geckos readily eat prepared diets such...

    Mourning geckos readily eat prepared diets such as Pangea, but they really seem to do better with more insects in their diet. Culturing flightless fruit flies is one option, but if you don't want to...
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