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 #2013108


Bawner00
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 Accesories!!!!

hi!!! it’s just me again, my gecko tokay seems to be closer than ever, on monday my tank is gonna be finished i hope, so i was wondering what acesiries do I need for my terrarium, ok I know I need:

-Atomizer
-Red light bulb
-Heat bulb
-coconut fiber as a substrate
-plants and places to hide
-crikets

BUT... i don’t know if i need anithing else to start (besides the tokay obviously), i mean, do i need a drinking pot, or something like that, or i’m I missing anything hope you can help me



05/29/09  03:37pm

 #2013253


Herpsarelife
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  Message To: Bawner00   In reference to Message Id: 2013108


 Accesories!!!!

you can put a water dish in but tokays will generally just lap up the water that you mist them with. so when you mist them make sure that you spray a lot on the leaves and wall of the tank. you will also need calcium powder to dust the crickets with.



05/29/09  08:36pm

 #2013254


Camo_pants
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  Message To: Herpsarelife   In reference to Message Id: 2013253


 Accesories!!!!

how big is the enclosure ? and is the red bulb for night ? I use a nighttime bulb day and night. I only use a 40 watt for a 120 gallon tank. They don’t need much heat



05/29/09  08:41pm

 #2013346


Bawner00
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  Message To: Camo_pants   In reference to Message Id: 2013254


 Accesories!!!!

its about 3.28 feet large, 2.62 feet tall and 1.64 feet wide aprox, is calcium that important in tokay’s diet?



05/29/09  11:55pm

 #2014424


Camo_pants
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  Message To: Bawner00   In reference to Message Id: 2013346


 Accesories!!!!

I’m not 100% sure but I don’t know why it wouldn’t be. I dust all the crickets with pure calcium (no D3) but i also feed hornworms, waxworms, silkworms and superworms so he doesn’t get it as often as he should. Better to be safe than sorry I always say!



06/01/09  07:00am

 #2014435


Herpsarelife
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  Message To: Camo_pants   In reference to Message Id: 2014424


 Accesories!!!!

i always dust my crickets which are mines staple food. Farmed crickets don’t have the same nutritinal value that the gecko would get eating its normal wild insects. Crickets themselves are pretty lacking in nutrients so that’s why it is always good to gut load them and dust them with calcium so you know that your gecko is getting the proper nutrition.



06/01/09  08:05am


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