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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-04-2004, 01:04 PM Thread Starter
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my leopard gecko has been ready to shed for 5 days and still she hasnt shed what can i do to save her my last gecko had the same problem and after we helped her buy bathing her and pulling the dead skin off with a cotton bud she died please help
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-05-2004, 12:11 AM
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I'm not really an expert at this, since I've only have my leo for a bit more than a month, but I think I've read that giving her a bath and helping her with the dead skin is the right thing to do. Also, do you have a moist hide for her? Actually, in her cage, you should have 2 moist hides, 1 in the warm part and 1 in the cool part. And be sure to keep them moist all the time.. The rest of the cage should have low humidity. If you keep them like that, there is little chance that you get shedding trouble. Maybe someone else here can help you a bit more with it.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-05-2004, 06:14 AM Thread Starter
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thank you for your help. the problem is we have had geckos for 5 years and we have got everything that you mentioned but nothings working. we bathed our last lizardand she died unfortunately.i dont no what else to do
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-06-2004, 09:10 PM
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is you leo still havin trouble?

if so try this get a spray bottle with warm water and a few cotton swabs.
hold the leo in your hand n spray down with the warm water then let him/her sit for a few minutes. then use the qtips and gently remove the skin. i also have one other thing but i havent tried it yet but it should work.
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