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Old 07-03-2013, 11:52 AM
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I have a beardie and wanting to get a leopard gecko, been looking online at bits and bobs but I'm confusing myself as I am reading conflicting info about habitats.

if someone could tell me what I need to get possibly some links be great, some say no lights but I want one to view them ect, need enough to house 2 female Leos if you can help with the habitat be great

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Look at the first link for set up guide and take a trip to the second link for more information then you can shake a stick at

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Okay thanks have had a look were the best place to get a viv from?
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Any online shop, or good exotic pet shop. My advise would be to have a look as Swells reptiles. They sell everything you need.

If you have any more questions about your leo feel free to ask, I know how confusing it can be with all the care sheets available.

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Any online shop, or good exotic pet shop. My advise would be to have a look as Swells reptiles. They sell everything you need.

If you have any more questions about your leo feel free to ask, I know how confusing it can be with all the care sheets available.

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Thanks Rebecca I have had a look on there website but like you said all confusing. If you have a spare few mins could you get me a few links with the basic stuff I need to house 2 Leos be extreamly greatful

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Thanks Rebecca I have had a look on there website but like you said all confusing. If you have a spare few mins could you get me a few links with the basic stuff I need to house 2 Leos be extreamly greatful

Tom
If you want to house 2 Leos, you simply need 2 lots of equipment. It's best to keep them alone, except for breeding.

The other thing that I would add is that it has been shown that Leopard Geckos are extremely efficient at using UV light, which is important for them to process calcium via vitamin D3. I would strongly advise that you use a UV light on a timer for Leopard Geckos. Normal sunlight is a great source of UV, but it is blocked by glass, so even on a bright summer day, a UV light is useful.
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If you want to house 2 Leos, you simply need 2 lots of equipment. It's best to keep them alone, except for breeding.

The other thing that I would add is that it has been shown that Leopard Geckos are extremely efficient at using UV light, which is important for them to process calcium via vitamin D3. I would strongly advise that you use a UV light on a timer for Leopard Geckos. Normal sunlight is a great source of UV, but it is blocked by glass, so even on a bright summer day, a UV light is useful.
Thanks do I fit it inside the viv or on the outside I.e top this what I mean all confusing, beardie was easy lol. Also it's for two female Leos out of the same litter hopefully won't be a problem if there is then yeah will have to get a second viv
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Thanks do I fit it inside the viv or on the outside I.e top this what I mean all confusing, beardie was easy lol. Also it's for two female Leos out of the same litter hopefully won't be a problem if there is then yeah will have to get a second viv

Inside - same as for beardie. Just use a slightly lower UV output bulb. I use the 5% strip lights.
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