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Hello
i bought these two geckos for pennies of some block you wanted rid, they come with a viv which was filth and the thermostat was cracked and broken :/
They seem quit healthy and very easy to handle (although one got thrown into the container we transported them in :( )
Although the female has a bad scab on her back, its round, smelly and bright red :/
going to take her to a reptile specialist but until then what advice can you give me ??

Plus what different types of things do they eat so they have a healthy varied diet??

(first time owning geckos, have snakes, beardes, and tortoise but felt sorry for these guys )

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One of my leos lost his tail once, and I was mainly just advised to keep the wound clean. And also to put some kind of antibacterial cream on it, but I can't remember what it was that I used. I'm pretty sure it was just some kind of baby cream that we had in the house already, and that worked fine. Have you separated them until you get her sorted?

I found this link and hope that it helps

First Aid For Reptiles

Where leos are concerned, most people pick a staple diet and shake it up every now and again with other insects. They need a calcium supplement and a supplement with added D3. Mine had mealworms as a staple, as one had poor sight and couldn't hunt well, but they loved their crickets and locusts too (when they could be bothered)

What is their setup like now?
 

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if you haven't already i would separate them, keep the one with the injury on kitchen roll and keep her enclosure nice and sterile. Am glad to hear your taking her to the vets. Have a nosy on the leopard gecko thread there's loads of info on there. Food wise they eat mealworms, locusts, roaches you can feed crickets but i personaly don't. While your at the vets it's worth taking in a fecal sample from both of them just as a precaution. Well done for rescuing them
 

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There vivarium has a crack down it and was sharp (allglass) for tonight ive put them in a on plastic vivarium on kitchen roll.
My daddy :) is getting new glass tomoro and fixing it for me whilst i am at work and taking them both to vets(my dad the expert i just give them loving and correct care:)
they had crickets in there vivarium when i turned up but looks like they have been on the wound :(
they are both so friendly once they calm down and seem happy eating ect tonight in temp viv :) thank you :)
 
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