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  1. Lizards
     is it normal for the female to bite the male after mating? The light colour is the 47g female and the dark one is the 51g male both around 30 months old,
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    Hi guys! I have a 2.5 year old crested gecko female, and I'm a college student. Twice a year I have to put her in the car and bring her to college or back from college and it's now time to bring her back to school. I was away for the summer, and she had to be in someone else's care and I was...
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    Hi all! Anxious new crestie owner here. Picked up a youngster on Saturday (2 days ago), only about 2 and a half months old so pretty tiny. I'm currently giving it a week to settle in before trying handling and all that. I have a 45x45x60 setup which should last it until adulthood. I have put...
  4. Lizards
    I was cleaning my crested gecko's tank out today and he pooed on me. I noticed his poo had some black spots and lumps in it. I've never seen this before and when I searched on the internet I couldn't find anything. I'm thinking it could be his substrate that he accidentally ate but I'm not sure...
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    Hey all, So two weeks ago my little chap managed to get a small cut on his nose. I'm still not certain how, I suspect he simply missed whilst jumping again... But in any case; I made sure it stayed clean and even dabbed on a tiny bit of honey once or twice for good measure and he seems to be...
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    Hi I've been told my furry male has these on his laterals which I'd always called portholes before. But I can't find any relevant info on these on google. Have been told portholes should be lower and rounder so... Can something explain the differences to me please about stevedore spots...
  7. Lizards
    Hello i recently purchased a young crested gecko and a 45 45 60 exo terra viv. The temperatures were too cold at night with just a heat mat, so i purchased a 100w ceramic bulb and holder, this is placed about 8 inches above the viv, i have a habistat pulse thermostat and the sensor is placed...
  8. Newbie Advice
    We are looking at getting a crested gecko in the near future and are just getting things set up first. But we want it all 100% before we even consider bringing one home. We currently have a Viv, H 76cm, W 56, D39 however it is wooden. Not ideal, but it's what we have. I've got some aquatic...
  9. Lizards
    Hi guys, i'm looking at chucking in a live plant in my gecko viv as basically a centre piece and then wrapping vines etc based around it. Any recommendations of good plants for this?
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    Hey guys. I have two baby cresties both about 5 months old. They don't look real skinny, but not chunky. Anyway. Today I decided I was gunna hand feed them and they attacked the CGD. Could this be an indicator that they haven't been eating? Or do they just like it that much. Have seen...
  11. Lizards
    Hi, Just wandering if anyone knows what morph Miss Houdini is as i sense a slight Damation in her: Thanks
  12. Lizards
    Hi this is my first post, i have had a crested gecko for about 9 months now so he is at least this age. He weighs 10g and is fed CGD mixed with baby food, i am considering feeding live insects, will locusts do? I was wondering if he is too small and underweight for his age as he isnt very big...
  13. Newbie Advice
    Hi i have a few question about the temp of my crested geckos tank i have seen a temp of 25.6°c what is the max temp they can go too the viv is an exo terra 12"x12"x18" i have one top canopy for the moon glow thats all but during the day the temp has read 25.6°c i read some where that over 26°c...
  14. Newbie Advice
    Hi all Im going to say im a complete newbie to keeping reptiles, even though ive had a cornsnake and skink as a child. The reason for this is due to buying pets i wasnt allowed as a kid and mother getting rid of them within a month lol.(by getting rid i mean to pet shop not disposing of them)...
  15. Lizards
    hi all, had this little one for a few weeks, has been eating well repashy cgd and dusted live(nutrabol). has had uvb also. has shed twice since having him and during these periods had the usual 'stickyness' issues but tonight was climbing his exo and turned to be upside down and this is how he...
  16. Newbie Advice
    Hello everyone i have recently got some crested geckos for the first time. i have got a male and female adult and 2 which are around 3 months old. I have got the pair in a exo terra 60 x 45 x 90 and they seem to be doing fine however i never see the female leave the bushes is this ok? or is...
  17. Lizards
    Hello again, (sorry for all the questions) After a little while to think and some input from the community i have decided to get a crested gecko, I have been doing my research on them and i believe i know enough to be able to keep one happy but i am always keen to lean more. There are just a...
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