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can any one help me plz my leopard gecko is still not eating
his viv is set up right temp is 30c i have had him 4 weeks
please can any one help me please
 

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Sorry to start with the basics, but:

Have you got a cool end in the viv?

Is the viv a wooden one or glass?

What substrate?

How many hides and where (hot end or cold)

How old is he, age and weight?

what are you trying him on and have you tried other food items

Where did you get him, and did they tell you what he was feeding on?

How is his temperment, is he lazy, all over the place, or mixed?

Has he done a poo since you had him, and if so , what was it like?
 

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thanks for asking me

yes i have cool end in viv

the is viv wooden

fine wood chip

i have 1 hide in the hot and 1 in cool

his about 3 month i dont know his weight

i have tried him on mealworm and brown crickets

i got him from paws for thought in leeds and they said he was eating brown crickets

i dont really know what temperment all he does in sleep

his have 3 poo 2 was ligth brown and 3 poo harder nealy white after he shed
 

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When they're young, it's best to have them on paper towels, this is so they don't eat the chips/sand as they can cause compaction and they can die.
 

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im affraid petshops dont know everything, alot are in it for the money...
some knwowhat they are on about.
and well there were wrong..

this coudl mean your leo is impacted, which could/will kill... it might not be this though, please if poss take a pic?
the pet shop told me he would ok on fine chips he is first
 

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Agree with freekygeeky!

I think it's better safe than sorry to change to paper towels when they're little. It's not as if it's harder work or a pain in the bum.. just very simple, and could save the life of your little one!

Doesn't look as natural, but then again, you're keeping them in a tank, what's natural about that?
 

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mmm, the substrate could well be an issue.

I would suggest changing that to kitshen towel to start with.

Are you able to look at his belly? do you see and strange markings, dark patches, lumps or bumps that dont look normal.

are you able to weigh him in grammes or let us know how long he is, a few photos would be grat if possible.

What size crix and meal worms are you using, and are you also suplementing them with vits and calcium. are you gut loading (feeding) the crix and meal worms.

Sorry to ask so many basic questions, they are not to trip u up or make you feel you are doing wrong, just as mentioned, sometimes people give wrong or half info out.

its quite impossible for us to help to much other than throwing ideas with out know much more info.
 

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have you tried locust yet? and have you tried taking everything out of the viv before you feed and then put it back in after.Also the good thing with locust is that you can keep them in all night and then see if he/she has eaten any.
 

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it is or looks liek a bloakage, impaction.
its basically where there is substrate blocking her up..

she if left will die ( if it is impaction)

please tommorrow take her to a vet.

young geckos should be kept on tissue.


what can it be now plz
 
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