Posts Tagged ‘mites’

Common Tokay Gecko Health Issues to Watch Out

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by JE

Generally, Tokay geckos do not suffer from health problems, but like other animals and pets, they have a set of common health issues that might need your attention.

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Tokay Gecko, Mites, and Ticks

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by JE

Tokay geckos, like other reptiles are very vulnerable to mites when neglected. Generally, mites are not fatal. However, mite’s infestation may cause inflammation, irritation, shedding problem and bacterial infection on the skin. Heavy infestation on hatchlings and young Tokays may cause chronic anemia and serious immune suppression which can be fatal when not treated immediately. Mites are also known to carry infectious agents like, stomatitis, Aeromonas hydrophilia, and other viruses.

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