Go Back   Reptile Forums > Help and Chat > Lizards



  #1 (permalink)  
Old 21-10-2010, 06:07 PM
Hatchling
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Posts: 44
Default Leopard gecko hasnt pooped in about a week!

My leopard gecko (3 yrs old) who ive had for just over 3 months now has always been fine with shedding, pooping, eating you name it. Recently I introduced one of her old housemates to live with her (who she had lived with for 3 years). Three days later the new comer was bullying her and not giving her a chance to eat, so i seperated them. She has eaten a fair amount since (no more than her usual amount before the newcomer arrived) ive fed her locusts every three-four days. She hasnt pooed since the newcomer, which is over a week now, shes only left a tiny white lump!

I've given her a couple of waxworms earlier this evening to try and loosen her up, but shes still pretty scared from the newcomer and isnt willing to let me handle her so I dont wanna force her il wait til she comes out like she used to and wait for me to pick her up.

Anyone got any suggestions if the waxworms dont work?

Please help im worried!
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 21-10-2010, 06:09 PM
BOiiL3D_FROG's Avatar
Ultra Citizen
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: London Town!, Norbury
Posts: 1,031
Default

give her time , she may not have the same routine as u other geckos,... what substrate she on
__________________
Aaron Robert..
Twitter : ARB_LDN


"I Think We Have All Experienced Passion That Is Not In Any Sense Reasonable"-Stephen Fry
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 21-10-2010, 06:31 PM
Hatchling
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Posts: 44
Default

Shes got vinyl flooring so shes not impacted. I only have one gecko now, Nestie (my first gecko who ive had for 3 months), the other gecko didnt get on with me so i thought it best to return her to her original owner where shes now happier!

Is a week not unusual for some geckos to not poop? She usually poops every 3-4 days
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 22-10-2010, 12:10 PM
Hatchling
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Posts: 44
Default

the waxworms worked, she pooped
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 22-10-2010, 01:40 PM
nuttybabez's Avatar
RFUK Premium Membership
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Staffordshire
Posts: 14,592
Blog Entries: 5
Reviews: 1
Send a message via MSN to nuttybabez
Default

Shes probably very unsettled at the moment so don't worry too much if shes not herself for a couple of weeks! She may eat less, hide away more and therefore she won't poop as much. She will be ok once shes settled in. Try not to disturb her too much, I know thats hard when you are worried about her.
__________________
Proud owner of - 7 Leopard Geckos, 7 Crested Geckos, 2 Corn Snakes, 1 Gargoyle Gecko, 1 Princess Kitty, 6 Hamsters, 4 Mice, 3 Bunnies, 3 Giggly Pigs & 2 Horses.

Help With Leos Always Offered. Feel Free to PM me for Advice.

My Leos - www.milliondollargeckos.webs.com
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 25-10-2010, 01:52 PM
Hatchling
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Posts: 44
Default

Thanks she seems better now, i gave her a cuddle earlier and she was very squiggly but she calmed down, i had to give her a bath because she'd got shedding on a few of her toes! Managed to get most of it off until she started waving her tail at me so i put her back and fed her! Think shes just a bit untrusting of me at the moment but im sure she will come around
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My 3 week old beardie hasnt pooped in 2 days Frankmiller123 Lizards 3 02-08-2010 03:44 PM
Leopard gecko hasn't pooped in 4 nights... Melonhelmet Lizards 7 04-09-2009 05:42 PM
Leo Hasnt Pooped In a While... Melonhelmet Lizards 4 22-11-2008 09:42 PM
hasnt pooped in 4days leopardgeckos4me Lizards 3 04-04-2007 10:12 AM


Help For Heros

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:57 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright © 2005 - 2011, Reptile Forums (RFUK™)
Privacy Policy