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Sexing my Leopard Gecko?

Discussion in 'Leopard Geckos - Eublepharis' started by Gecoo, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. Gecoo

    Gecoo Gecko Egg

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    Hello all, I've had my Leopard Gecko, Fred, for years. When we got them, the clerk at the pet store didn't know it's gender, though I assume that's because it was fairly young when we got them.

    I was wondering if anyone could help sex my Leopard Gecko? If better pictures are needed, I will provide them. Thank you! IMG_20190422_151537383.jpg IMG_20190423_165733962.jpg
  2. acpart

    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    Female. Try to get the shed off the toes (if you haven't done so already) by soaking the gecko for a minute or so in about 1/2" of warm water and pulling the shed off with your fingernails.

    Aliza
  3. Gecoo

    Gecoo Gecko Egg

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    Thank you so much! And yeah, Ive been doing soaks and trying to help the shed off gently with q-tips. Thank you!
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    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    At this point q-tips are probably not going to do it. Fingernails work great. If you gently put the fold of your shirt tail over the gecko's head, it thinks it's hiding and it's easier to deal with the toes.

    Aliza