Enigma Syndrome

Enigma Syndrome is a genetic neurological disorder which affects balance and cognition in leopard geckos. Most commonly affects the enigma morph, but can be found in other morphs as well.


  • star gazing
  • head tilting
  • inability to catch prey
  • death rolls
  • seizures
  • circling


  • faulty genetics
  • irresponsible breeding


Reduce environmental stressors such as tankmates and handling, but there is no cure. Severely affected individuals may need to be assist-fed for the rest of their life.

For more information about Enigma Syndrome, visit this article from Gecko Time.


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