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My female leapord gecko who is five years old has stopped Eating

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My female leapord gecko who is five years old has stopped Eating and has got very thin, she mostly sleeps but when wakened is active, I've tried hand feeding her and have changed her food, but she still refuses to eat
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
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Expert:  Joan replied 3 years ago.


My name is Joan and I have been a Vet Tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile rescue.

Can you tell me about your set up?



Heat source? Temps in enclosure?

Hides, moist and dry?


Any weight loss?