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Old 23-01-2013, 10:20 AM
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I agree entirely with vgorst. Very poor advice from the shop I'm afraid. Leo eggs can sometimes look a bit manky, usually due to too high humidity, but still be viable. Best to let nature take it's course if there's a next time.

If you can see the "placenta like" thing (the yolk sac) then I'm guessing the little fella is out of the egg. Don't cut off the yolk sac - let it drop off naturally. If the little'un is still alive I would keep it in a RUB (poly box) with damp kitchen roll as a substrate until the yolk sac has dropped off.

Unfortunately there is a high chance that the gecko won't survive very long and if it does it may be slow to "get going". Good luck.
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