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Discussion in 'Lizards' started by iceman, Jun 24, 2009.


  1. iceman

    iceman PetForums Junior

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    hey people, i have a baby gecko, its 2 weeks old & it wont eat for me, it drinks ok & is active, any ideas?
     
  2. sullivan

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    When did it last eat, and what temp have you got viv at. Is it a leopard gecko or other breed. My gecko would not eat every day and would go days in between but then in bulk. If you have concerns did you breed it or buy it from a reptile shop. If so ask what it was having there and how much and how often. They should be able to give advice. The advice i was told is dont give insects any bigger than half there head size.
     
  3. iceman

    iceman PetForums Junior

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    its a leopard gecko,it is 2 weeks old i incubated the eggs my self,2 of them hatched,one of them is eating like ther is no tomorrow & the other one hasnt eaten atall for me so far,i feed them every day & they are separated when eating,the temp is spot on too.
     
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    wHAT LIVE FOODS ARE YOU FEEDING. HAVE YOU CHECKED TO SEE IF PHYSICALLY THERES NOTHING WRONG WITH THROAT AREA ETC NO BLOCKAGES...WHAT SUBSTRATE ARE THEY ON.
     
  5. iceman

    iceman PetForums Junior

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    they are both on small crickets,i use paper towels as a substrate as i dont want them injesting anything they shouldnt.it looks perfectly normal as i checked it against the other baby,as i said,its drinking just not eaten a thing since its hatched!perhaps ther is some internal damage i dont know about?
     
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    iceman PetForums Junior

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    thanks for the help
     
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    sequeena PetForums VIP

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    WTF. I think you're in the wrong forum :)
     
  9. iceman

    iceman PetForums Junior

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    hey guys, thanks for your help but iv found out what was wrong with the gecko, it didnt like crickets!i tried it on some locusts last night & that was it WOO HOO!
     
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