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Design a Fun Filled Vivarium for Your Crested Gecko

The Crested Gecko, scientifically known as Rhacodactylus ciliates, has become a popular pet among reptile lovers over the past few years. The natives from New Caledonian Islands near the Australian coast offer a variety of beautiful colors and patterns that captivate the owner’s attention. These lizards are easy to house and handle and make excellent pets. When you bring a crested gecko home, it may take some time to acclimatize or get used to the new surroundings practically now its new home. It is perfectly natural for […]

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Crested Gecko Health: Keeping Your Crested Gecko Fit and Healthy

Crested geckos are some of the easiest reptiles to keep as pets, providing that a few very simple rules are followed.Crested geckos require a nutrient and calcium rich balanced diet, in order for them to grow properly and live a long and healthy life. They also require a temperature gradient in order for them to thermo-regulate and better digest the nutrients in their food. They also require plenty of space to move around, and being arboreal tree dwellers they also require a lot of climbing branches / […]

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Common Health Issues Faced by a Crested Gecko

Crested geckos or Rhacodactylus ciliatus are one of the fascinating reptile species that can be easily housed. However, there are common health issues and other threats which can endanger the healthy growth of your gecko. You need to be familiar with these issues to care for your pet in a better way. Metabolic Bone Disease or MBD MBD is a health issue that can be seen affecting crested geckos and is a result of severe calcium deficiency. As the name suggests your pet may not have healthy […]

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Caring and Handling a Crested Gecko

Crested Gecko comes from a group of small islands called “New Caledonia” which are on the east side of the Australian coast. It has become popular as a pet in recent times and many rate it as one of the best pet lizards to bring home. Not only do the geckos have striking appearance but there are many characteristics which make them appealing to owners. Geckos are quick to change their color as the surrounding demands. You should not be surprised to see them “fire up” at […]

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