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Old 26-02-2013, 08:07 PM
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I am looking at getting my first lepoard gecko and i was just hope for a little advice on the best vivs how often to feed and water etc and also heating, lighting all the basic stuff really. also can you feed gecko,s frozen food (defrosted of course??? )
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Old 26-02-2013, 08:26 PM
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I am looking at getting my first lepoard gecko and i was just hope for a little advice on the best vivs how often to feed and water etc and also heating, lighting all the basic stuff really. also can you feed gecko,s frozen food (defrosted of course??? )
Congrats on choosing such a gorgeous lizard You will find info on how to set up a basic leo set up here
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I feed mine locust/crickets/mealworms/dubia and turk roaches as staple diet and waxworms and other such things as occasional treats as they are high in fat .
How often you feed depends on its age etc. Young ones get fed every night while older ones every other night.

You cant feed them dead or frozen/thawed food. They are live food eaters.

Lots of friendly and knowledgable people over on the lizard section ....so make your way over there and ask away
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Old 26-02-2013, 08:32 PM
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Hello - and welcome to RFUK!

Leos make great pets - if you follow the advice on this caresheet you won't go wrong! Leopard Gecko Care Sheets
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Old 26-02-2013, 10:43 PM
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cheers jools will take a look
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Old 27-02-2013, 12:37 AM
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thanks guys all this info is good just have to build my viv and get my gecko which is best male or female???
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Old 27-02-2013, 01:04 AM
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There really isn't much difference between male and female in terms of temperament or health. Go with whichever you prefer.
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Old 27-02-2013, 01:28 AM
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ok thanks jools again just need to find somewhere to get it form now in Hull if poss will get my search head on.
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Old 27-02-2013, 02:19 AM
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I know geckos are nocturnal but can you handle them at all during the day??? and i swear thiswill be my last question of the night
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I know geckos are nocturnal but can you handle them at all during the day??? and i swear thiswill be my last question of the night
Mine both pop out quite a but during the day as well as night so I sometimes handle them when I see them out.
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