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Old 16-06-2009, 10:21 PM
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would damp shredded paper be suitable for the damp hide?

yes

when i first get my gecko should i leave him/her for a day or two and not fed the gecko for say.. 24 hours so it can get used to its surrounding?

I usually leave them alone quietly for the first day or so with a dish of mealies in with them to snack on

and a heat lamp isn't necessary ?

No

also where do i attach heat mats... inside the vivarium under the substrate?or outside at the bottom of the tank?

if you have a wooden viv then the statted heatmat is placed on the floor under the substrate with the stat prob placed ontop ~ if you're using a glass/plastic tank then generally the statted heat mat goes underneath the tank
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