How does a gecko die?
The list of things that could cause that is too long to describe. Substrate impaction, internal parasites, bacterial infection, reproductive problems, protozoal infection and trauma are just a few things that come to mind.
What to do if your gecko throws up?
Try and encourage your gecko to drink water or a sports drink (for electrolytes and carbohydrates, especially) until you can get it in to see a vet. Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP has been an avian/exotic/herp animal veterinarian since 1981.
Can geckos be sick?
If the temperature in your tank/vivarium are inappropriate for that species, your gecko will get sick. Signs of a chest/respiratory infection in your geckos include lethargy, loss of appetite and difficulty breathing (maybe breathing with their mouths open).
Where do geckos go at night?
Most geckos are nocturnal, hiding during the day and foraging for insects at night. They can be seen climbing walls of houses and other buildings in search of insects attracted to porch lights, and are immediately recognisable by their characteristic chirping.
Why do geckos play dead?
So, do crested geckos play dead? Crested geckos never play dead. They wont do tricks and have very different defense mechanisms than playing dead. It can sometimes seem that your crested gecko is dead because they sleep with their eyes open, and they might not move for several hours.
What do you do when your leopard gecko wont eat?
If your gecko is having these problems, try soaking it in a warm water bath twice a day. The water should be deep enough to cover your geckos hips. While your gecko is submerged, you should gently massage its belly. If that doesnt help your gecko pass their stool and urates, you should take your gecko to a vet.
Is it normal for a gecko to throw up?
somtimes when they eat too much they may puke but either way id say go to a vet. A preliminary checkup should always be a priority when first buying your gecko. Also take in some fecal matter so they can check and make sure that hes has no parasites.