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    Helping a female lay eggs

    My girl is now 2 years old and has been doing great. Last year she stopped eating for a few months, lost most of her tail weight (about 20g), then finally laid two unfertilized eggs. They were quite...
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    Has he ever lost his tail that you know of? It...

    Has he ever lost his tail that you know of? It almost looks like one of the 'rings' of his is just growing in wonky. Sometimes when they have had a tail injury or dropped their tail, the new growth...
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    My male is an attention hog. Head, chin, sides -...

    My male is an attention hog. Head, chin, sides - really as long as not touching his back/tail he will contentedly sit there and half-close his eyes like its the best ever. My female will crawl all...
  4. If the tissue is really red and swollen or...

    If the tissue is really red and swollen or protruding you can honey pack it. Just take a small Q-tip and dab the area with plain old honey three to four times a day. **Don't stick the q-tip inside...
  5. For easy feeding with a syringe you can get "teat...

    For easy feeding with a syringe you can get "teat infusion cannula's" that are long and narrow that can help apply the food to the lip line easier that a regular syringe
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  6. Elizabeth has a good idea to use the bug burger...

    Elizabeth has a good idea to use the bug burger to add at least something to her diet. I find leo's to be a lot like cats in that they will lick food off their nose just to clean it, even if they...
  7. A few things stand out in your set up that could...

    A few things stand out in your set up that could be a factor. This is a long post, but if you read it and have more questions, just ask :)

    1st - the substrate is a hotly debated topic, most...
  8. First, what is her set up like? (What substrate...

    First, what is her set up like? (What substrate do you use, what kind of heating devices / thermometers, what is the humidity level, is there a humid hide, what is the size of the tank, have you had...
  9. in my opinion, as long as you can maintain proper...

    in my opinion, as long as you can maintain proper temps, humidity, and hiding place requirements - then you should be fine. Mine are both in cages with a bottom foot-print of 4 feet x 2 feet (roughly...
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    75-80*F is fine for ambient, then a hot spot of...

    75-80*F is fine for ambient, then a hot spot of about 88-90*F on the surface that they are resting on. You'd want to stay away from any ho lights (high output) as geckos don't need super intense UVB...
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    First, how old are they? What are the...

    First, how old are they? What are the temperatures in the enclosure and how are you measuring them? Are you gut loading the insect and using calcium/vitamin supplements? What kinds of hides do they...
  12. That's really odd. I can't say what's going on...

    That's really odd. I can't say what's going on with her, but my male does something similar if I offer superworms or calci worms. He got bit in the corner of the mouth by a super worm when he was a...
  13. I moved with both of mine 3 hours to a new house....

    I moved with both of mine 3 hours to a new house. They were packed into their "travel cages" (little 5 gal tubs that I glued reptile carpet into the bottom and were big enough for a hide. then I...
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    A little fiber never hurts anything :)

    A little fiber never hurts anything :)
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    I have a DHP and an arcadia shade dweller. I have...

    I have a DHP and an arcadia shade dweller. I have a Herpstat Ez2 for the DHP-
    my cage is 12 inches tall, with an inch of slate directly under the DHP. The Hood for the DHP is 8 inches tall and the...
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    I just used regular textured bathroom tile from...

    I just used regular textured bathroom tile from lowes. I clean it weekly and didn't bother with sealing it. Under their "poop corners" I just cut a small piece of yoga mat to go under the paper...
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    I just got mine and use the proportional...

    I just got mine and use the proportional thermostat from Herpstat. I was originally using this on the UTH but moved it to the DHP for more constant control, and so far it has been great.

    When I...
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    DHP Instant Success

    Nel's new cage got here over the weekend (finally!), and so far she hasn't laid anymore eggs and is starting to eat waxworms and hornworms.

    Anyway, I set up the "hot" side of the cage with a 50w...
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    This was in the poop corner too lol! Do they...

    This was in the poop corner too lol! Do they always have 2? Should I expect another one in a day or so, and if none appear, should I take her to work for x-rays to check for one? And when they...
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    Surprise Egg!

    Nel laid an egg...I think there is another one in there. Is there anything I need to do for her - increase calcium or other vitamins, warm water soakes? She has a dig-box with coco-fiber, everything...
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    Thanks! I appreciate the response. There are only...

    Thanks! I appreciate the response. There are only two, and the ball python - and they are already in an interior room on the side of the house that never gets any sun. They both are doing fine so far...
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    No A/C - geckos' heat tolerence

    Our central a/c unit died yesterday and it's probably going to get to be a bit before I can get it fixed. Most gradient recommendations are for a cool side no more than 75*F - right now that just...
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    My female has been fasting on and off for about...

    My female has been fasting on and off for about 3ish months- she'll eat one or two superworms or a roach maybe once a week to 10 days then go two weeks without. Not even super interested in hornworms...
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    He's definitely a little less active the my...

    He's definitely a little less active the my girl...but that seems to be the case with all my male pets lol.

    Mostly, from a veterinary-minded stand point, I want them to be healthy weight for...
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    Weight Debate

    Just getting some opinions, my fiance and I were debating Wyrms' weight - he says he's fat and I think hes' just a big gecko and has a good body condition. So, Wyrm is about 2.5 years old and today...
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