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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 3.00    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 05/04/2006

Main Category:

Lizards

Sub Category:

Geckos

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Cresteds101

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Viper geckos

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

viper geckos

Sexing and Characteristics:

Males have two slight bulges at the base of there tail.

Mostly Active During:

Both

Substrate and Water Needs:

I use paper towels but you could also use reptile carpet. Donít use sand because it can get them impacted. I use a small water dish so they donít drown in a big one because they are very small reptiles.

Lighting and UVB:

A UTH(under tank heater) works fine for me.

Temperatures and Humidity:

For humidity i mist the tank about once a week and temps i just use a UTH and have them at room temps.

Heating and Equipment:

UTH

Caging Provided:

5 gallon for 1 adult and a couple babies or juvies and 10 or 15 gallon for about 5-6

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

Small crickets every night. About 4-8 crickets mine eat a night.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

A couple times a week i dust the crickets with calcium and once a week with D3.

Maintenance:

Clean them about once a week if you have them on paper towels.

Some Words on this Species:

They are very easy to keep and are very nice looking.
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