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    Question HELP! My gargoyle gecko just laid eggs for the first time

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    I have a 2.5-year-old female gargoyle gecko who just laid two unfertile eggs today. I immediately removed them from the terrarium. Is that ok? Do I need to adjust her diet now that she is laying eggs? She has not been eating a lot lately.
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    Sometimes when the gecko is ovulating or about to lay the appetite decreases. Just keep offering and try not to worry. removing the eggs was the right thing to do.

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    You may want to try bumping up the calcium a little bit to compensate for making shells.

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    I find that female geckos don't eat much when they are about to lay because the eggs take up a lot of space inside their abdomens. Their stomachs get squished. As soon as they've laid, though, they are very hungry!
    3.4.0 Correlophus ciliatus (crested geckos)

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