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Old 10-08-2009, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Boro View Post
ive been told by 2 pet stores were i live that mealies are a no no for leo's and hopper and crickets with the odd wax worm as a treat is what i should be feeding, was also told no need for a heat mat a spot light was ample enought is this true?
Mmmm, suspect information here, I think.

The Leopard Gecko Handbook mentions the longest lived captive Leopard Geckos (29 years old, I believe) and adds that mealworms were their staple diet - though crickets were also provided. I'd have no hesitation in feeding my Leos mealworms - except the fussy bugers just don't like them.
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