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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 2.00    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 09/10/2003

Main Category:

Lizards

Sub Category:

Geckos

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Adamant86

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Leopard Gecko (Eublepharine macularis)

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

Leopard Geckos

Sexing and Characteristics:

Males have larger necks and larger preanal pores.

Mostly Active During:

Night

Substrate and Water Needs:

Some claim that sand is a cause of impaction, but as long as you use fine grain sand for reptiles, or calcium sand you will be fine.

Lighting and UVB:

If not using a ceramic heater, put a basking bulb on one side of the tank and use a night basking bulb in the same spot at night

Temperatures and Humidity:

Keep temperatures 90 degrees on hot side 80 degrees on cool side. No humidity needed.

Heating and Equipment:

I recommend an undertank heating pad.

Caging Provided:

I use a 20 gallon long aquarium with a screen top for two geckos

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

Crickets, mealworms, babyfood

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Calcium daily, vitamins weekly

Maintenance:

N/A

Some Words on this Species:

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