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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 2.00    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 02/25/2006

Main Category:

Lizards

Sub Category:

Geckos

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

The rutt

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Tokay gecko

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

white lined (skunk) gecko.

Sexing and Characteristics:

Males are generally larger and have a wax color at the base of thier tail in a V shape.

Mostly Active During:

Night

Substrate and Water Needs:

Personally i use news paper but some people use repti-bark or bed beast.

Lighting and UVB:

Well since they are nocturnal i dont use UVB. but i do have a zoo med night light on it all the time.

Temperatures and Humidity:

I keep my tokay enclosure at 88 during the day and 80 at night.

Heating and Equipment:

I use a zoo med night light.

Caging Provided:

I have a custom built enclosure. 5’ high, 2’wide and 2’ deep. but for a single tokay 20 gallon tall is perfect.

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

My tokays have a main diet or gut loaded crickets and silk worms. but once in a while i’ll give them a pinky.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

I dust my crickets with reptical.

Maintenance:

I clean thier enclosure at least once a week. and i give it a thourough cleaning 2 a month.

Some Words on this Species:

Tokays a great animals to have for display. i definatly dont recomend them for children. they are easy to care for, very pretty but definatly not a beginner lizard.
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