Respiratory Infection

Symptoms:

  • lethargy
  • open-mouth breathing
  • clogged nostrils
  • loss of appetite
  • weight loss
  • bubbly saliva

Cause:

  • low temps
  • high humidity

Treatment:

Respiratory infections are a bacterial infection, so if you suspect that your gecko is sick, make an appointment with your reptile vet immediately. The vet should prescribe antibiotics as well as a probiotic. The gecko may also need additional hydration and assist feeding during recovery.

For more information about leopard gecko respiratory infections, read this article from Anapsid.org.