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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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