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Hi, I don't know much about lizards but thinking of getting a leopard gecko.

Nothin has been decided yet but i thought i'd start researching them now.

so, just some basic information would be great

diet, housing etc.

all replies appreciated, Thanks
 

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Im new to geckos but ill have a shot!

I have 4 geckos.....

3 Females in a 4 foot in legnth tank - with a heat mat that covers half of the flooring of the 4 foot tank.

I have 2 Most hides with - Aspen an sphgnum moss in......

I have 6 hides - 4 Coco Caves - 1 Large gave an a bark hide.........

some fake plants

And now on Reptile carpet (best to avoid any impaction etc)

My geckos diet consists of - Small Locust and brown / black crickets....

With a wax worm each Monday and friday

I also use a normal red light (not heat) - For night time viewing.....

My heatmats are on a stat of between 30 - 33 c in the day an around 22-25 c of a night!
 

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Im new to geckos but ill have a shot!

I have 4 geckos.....

3 Females in a 4 foot in legnth tank - with a heat mat that covers half of the flooring of the 4 foot tank.

I have 2 Most hides with - Aspen an sphgnum moss in......

I have 6 hides - 4 Coco Caves - 1 Large gave an a bark hide.........

some fake plants

And now on Reptile carpet (best to avoid any impaction etc)

My geckos diet consists of - Small Locust and brown / black crickets....

With a wax worm each Monday and friday

I also use a normal red light (not heat) - For night time viewing.....

My heatmats are on a stat of between 30 - 33 c in the day an around 22-25 c of a night!
helpful, thanks ;)

any other people wanna help?
 

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your best reading care sheets and then asking on anything you dont understand!
 

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your best reading care sheets and then asking on anything you dont understand!
Agreed. Care sheets may not be that detailed but they do give a good basic overall.
 

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Hi, I don't know much about lizards but thinking of getting a leopard gecko.

Nothin has been decided yet but i thought i'd start researching them now.

so, just some basic information would be great

diet, housing etc.

all replies appreciated, Thanks
Yeah get one!, they are so friendly and cute
if you just want one, then you need (what i used)

- 2'x1'x1' tank (i used a fish tank they are about 20 quid)
- 2 hides one for warm side one for cooler side
- heat mat and stat
- moist hide i used on warmer side
- and a water dish

other stuff include paper towles, crickets, calcium and things
 

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Yeah get one!, they are so friendly and cute
if you just want one, then you need (what i used)

- 2'x1'x1' tank (i used a fish tank they are about 20 quid)
- 2 hides one for warm side one for cooler side
- heat mat and stat
- moist hide i used on warmer side
- and a water dish

other stuff include paper towles, crickets, calcium and things
Cheers, I'll nick my mates wooden viv so I won't have to fork out 20 quid ;)
 

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if you buy one, please, please buy one from here and not a pet shop........!
I hate my local pet shop and would never buy an animal from them except for fish.

They keep their animals in the wrong conditions.

so I've put a wanted ad in the classifieds ;)
 

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not all pet shops are bad, if you know where to go its perfectly fine to get one from a shop! A few people on here own shops!
 
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