Gecko breeders

These geckos are available in all sorts of crazy colors like “paint jobs” and also can be carriers of many other leopard gecko color morphs should you choose to breed whatever leopard geckos for sale you decide to purchase.  If you are not intent on breeding your baby leopard gecko, we would recommend a pair of female leopard gecko.  Female geckos will get along much better than male/female pairs.  Whether a common or fancy leopard gecko, you will provide the same exact care.

Baby Gecko Care

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Below please find some general leopard gecko care information.  Also, you will find answers to the following questions:

  • What does a baby leopard gecko eat?
  • What do I feed my gecko?
  • How often to feed a leopard gecko
  • Can you keep more than one gecko together?
  • Do these geckos need a heat lamp?
  • What does a gecko terrarium need?
  • Do leopard geckos have night vision? (Can they see at night?)
  • Is it normal for a leopard geckos stop eating when they shed?
  • Do leopard geckos lose their tails?
  • Does a baby leopard gecko tail grow back if they drop it?

 Gecko Diet:

It is important to learn what your new baby gecko will eat and understand proper leopard gecko feeding requirements.  Doing your research before purchasing your new baby leopard gecko is best.

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Above all, the most popular insects are mealworms or crickets.  In addition, you may also treat your pet to wax worms or super worms once a week if you wish.  Keep in mind that all insects must be first given a nutritious powdered diet for at least 12 hours before being fed to your gecko and should be dusted.  At CB Reptile, we use a combination of 3 parts to 1 Calcium to Reptile Multivitamin powder.

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Once your new geckos are purchased and arrive home, let them adjust for 2-3 days before feeding.  Always provide Mealworms in a shallow dish at all times and all insects dusted with proper vitamins and minerals. Also, Crickets can be offered daily if you want to spoil your gecko, but a minimum of twice a week. Lastly, when feeding crickets, only feed as many crickets as your pet gecko can eat in 15-20 minutes.

Can you put adult geckos together?

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A male and female gecko pair can live happily together in a single tank or enclosure. … Multiple females can be kept together with a male.  However, multiple male geckos should not be kept together, even with several females.  Because they will fight over territory keep males separate.  As a rule of thumb, do not put 2 males together, ever, and you’re good!  If you considering buying 2 or more geckos go with females, unless you want to be separating and breeding.

Giant leopard gecko for sale

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Giant leopard geckos for sale are also available from us here at CB.  These guys and gals are over 100 grams as adults and 3 times the size of the average gecko!  Keep in mind with that they do require a bit more food to maintain being 3 times larger.  Calm in nature and stunning with color and amazing size, a super giant leopard gecko is definitely a cool pet!

Does my new gecko need a heat lamp?

To mimic this, you will need to lower your tank’s temperature to 70-75°F. Also, remember a baby leopard gecko will, however, need a warm spot to lie on. You can do this with an infrared heat lamp (a special type of light that doesn’t affect nocturnal animals) or you can use an under tank heater.

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That is easy!  Live insects are a must for your gecko as they don’t eat any plants or vegetables. The best leopard gecko food to use are mealworms or crickets dusted with reptile multivitamins and calcium powder, but you can treat your pet to wax worms super worms once a week if you wish.

Leopard Gecko Habitat

Setting up a leopard gecko habitat or leopard gecko terrarium. House your single gecko in a terrarium that’s at least 10 gallons. For every additional gecko, make the tank 5 gallons bigger. Two or three geckos do well together and can be kept in a 15 or 20 gallon tank, but no more than one should be a male; males tend to spar over territory and should always be kept separate of one another.

Does a leopard gecko have night vision?

Humans and most other vertebrate animals are colorblind at night—the most sensitive light receptors in our eyes, called rods, detect only black and white. However, leopard gecko for sale are different. Interestingly, these geckos evolved from lizards that were active during the day, and they didn’t have rods for night vision.

How do you hold a baby leopard gecko?

  1. Move your hand slowly towards the gecko so it can see your hand. Make sure it knows that it is just your hand. …
  2. Be sure to move gently.
  3. Slowly place your hand under its body between arms and legs and let the gecko basically walk up on to your hand. When holding your gecko, just let it crawl around or sit on your arm or hand.  Also, be ready to enable the leopard gecko to walk from hand to hand until it calms down and is more relaxed sitting in one spot.  Handling often depends on where you’ve purchased leopard geckos for sale from.
  4. Baby leopard geckos may be easy to handle or also could be skittish depending upon if the leopard gecko breeder you purchased your baby from handled his or her geckos often, etc.

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It is normal for a gecko to stop eating entirely or eat very little when he is shedding. Most geckos eat only once every two to four days, so it may take some time to realize that he has stopped eating. For his health, remove any leftover uneaten food from the enclosure when he is shedding.

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Do baby geckos eat their own skin?

Geckos may eat their skin after they shed it as they want to leave absolutely no trace that they were there for gecko predators to find. They may also reclaim some nutrients from the shed skin and gain benefits from eating it.

Do leopard geckos lose their tails?

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Not usually, but it is possible!  Geckos for sale drop their tails only under extreme stress (life or death situations – as judged by the gecko). It’s a security move designed to distract predators so the fleeing leopard gecko can escape. They lose a substantial amount of fat and nutrient reserve doing so, which is why it’s only under extreme circumstances as it is also painful for the gecko to drop its tail.

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How easy is it to take care of a baby leopard gecko?

Leopard geckos are very easy to care for.  They are the easiest pet gecko for sale anywhere.  Leo geckos are easy to feed, do not have very difficult habitat requirements.  Secondly, leopards do not require UV light.  Also, leos can be housed in a simple aquarium.  Most importantly, they’re available in a wide array of leopard gecko color morphs for sale.  Some gecko colors include bold colors, albino leopard geckos, eclipse and marble eye leopard geckos for sale to name just a few.

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Leopard gecko genetics have been evolving for over 20 years now since the first leopard geckos for sale were offered by Ron Tremper.  Also, other founders like Rainwater and Vegas lines.  Remember, if prepared, keeping geckos is probably the easiest pet reptile you will ever own.  If you’ve got questions, be sure to ask us here at CB reptile! Lastly; if you’re looking for other leopard gecko for sale, or any reptiles for sale check out our sister site, Tortoise Town!