• Sunken eyes
  • Stuck shed
  • Dry toes → inability to climb
  • Lethargy


  • High temperatures
  • Low humidity
  • Insufficient misting


Check the fluctuation of humidity levels over the course of the day, check for droplet accumulation on surfaces like walls and leaves, and mist more frequently. If you have a busy schedule, consider investing in an automatic misting system.

In cases of a severely dehydrated gargoyle gecko, take it to a certified reptile vet. They will be able to administer saline and provide further advice for recovery.

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