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Old 06-01-2013, 05:05 PM
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This type of setup looks nice, would this be ideal for a leopard geko?
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:34 PM
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This type of setup looks nice, would this be ideal for a leopard geko? image
yes that would do fine I'd presume I've never kept leapord geckos but from wat if seen it looks fine
There is someone on eBay selling a 4󫎾 viv for 45 not the best looking but well built nothing a coat of gloss soul dent fix this may be a better size I'll link you to it If you want I bought it and varnished it yet black on the outside looks really good
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Old 06-01-2013, 06:54 PM
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the minumum housing size for a leopard gecko is 60cmx30cmx30cm have a look at swell reptiles heres a link : Leopard Gecko Starter Kits
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Old 06-01-2013, 06:59 PM
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A lot of people don't recommend using any kind of sand for them as It can cause impaction. Use vinyl/lino, slate or repti carpet and you'll never have to worry about impaction.
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Old 06-01-2013, 07:01 PM
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A lot of people don't recommend using any kind of sand for them as It can cause impaction. Use vinyl/lino, slate or repti carpet and you'll never have to worry about impaction.
yes it can cause it but ive used it for yeards with no problems
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:38 PM
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So I got the above case, with this little guy included. Everything included, with some food and a leopard geko book. Talked me through some things too. I paid 70 for the lot, the geko is alittle quite atm but just replaced his food (mealworms) and water. So im now a Leopard Geko owner, any tips!
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:08 AM
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If you've got that setup that you previously posted, add another hide on opposite side of the other one. It might use it, it might not. Always best to give it a choice of hot and cool
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:17 AM
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Yeah I want to change a few things, like add some cool hides and maybe a log for it climb around. Its currently in some type of gravel, but i think that reptile carpet would be better. Anything to look out for regarding the health of the animal.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:25 AM
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The little guy, seems to spending most of his time in his hide. Seems quite tired hasn't moved much since arriving, any possibility of sickness? I want to make alot of changes in the next few days to his home, but dont want to upset him further if he is just stressed.
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If you've checked that his temps are okay at both ends, and he's eating and pooping - even if it's only a little tiny bit, don't worry.

Reptiles can take a couple of weeks to settle down properly after a move - he's getting used to the different sounds, sights and smells around him now.

I wouldn't carry out a complete overhaul of his set-up until you're confident that he's settled, but small gradual changes should be fine. E,g - put an extra hide in there, then leave it several days before making the next change - say, swapping out some decor or whatnot. That way, he shouldn't be unduly stressed.
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