Category: Leopard Gecko FAQ

Find what you need at the Leopard Gecko Habitat. Here is a list of our best FAQ articles and posts for Frequently Asked Questions

  • Sick leopard gecko

    Is My Leopard Gecko Sick?

    Even with the best of care, your beloved leopard gecko may get sick.  Here are a few things to watch out for and what you can do to prevent illness. If you’re asking, “How do I know if my leopard gecko is sick” or “What do I do if my leopard gecko is sick?” then…

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  • Leopard Gecko shedding

    Why Do Leopard Geckos Shed Their Skin? Why is my Gecko Pale? And other Shedding questions

    Leopard geckos shed their skin for the same reasons other reptiles do. In a word: Growth. Their old skin no longer fits because the lizard has outgrown it.

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  • Leopard Gecko Tank Mates Sharing Tank

    Leopard Gecko Tank Mates

    Once you start keeping reptiles as pets, it’s natural to become curious about other reptiles.  If you’ve set up a  habitat, you may wonder what leopard gecko tank mates would work best.  With a multitude of options (crested geckos, Tokay geckos, chameleons, bearded dragons, iguanas, anoles,  etc.) it’s easy to want to collect them all; …

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  • Leopard Gecko Feeding Guide

    Leopard Gecko Feeding Guide

    What do leopard geckos eat? Leopard geckos are insectivores, which means they eat live insects.  Unlike other common pet reptiles like iguanas or bearded dragons, leopard geckos do not eat vegetables, fruit, or plants.  In fact, leopard geckos are not built to digest plant matter. What should I feed a leopard gecko? A pet leopard…

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  • Leopard Gecko on the Loose

    Where’s my Gecko?! What to do in case of Leopard Gecko Escape

    Don’t Panic. To find your gecko, think like a gecko. What does it need?, What does it want? Warmth, shelter, food. Where would it find these things in your home? Let’s take a look:

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  • Leopard Geckos kept Together

    Can Leopard Geckos be kept together?

    You’ll commonly see a tank full of leopard geckos for sale in most of your large chain pet stores, often piled on top of each other vying for the best hiding places. When seeing this scenario in pet shop after pet shop, it may seem that it’s perfectly fine for leopard geckos to be kept…

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  • Leopard Gecko Hatchling on a plant

    Can Leopard Geckos Climb?

    If you’ve seen lizards and geckos climbing up glass and walls,  you may wonder, “Can leopard geckos climb?”  The short answer is “No,” leopard geckos cannot climb like some other gecko species do.  Species like crested geckos or Tokay geckos have sticky pads on their feet that allow them to climb up most surfaces.  Instead…

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  • Leopard Gecko Head

    How Long does a Leopard Gecko Live? Leopard Gecko Lifespan Explained

    When selecting a pet, it’s important to consider its lifespan.  You’ll want to make sure you can provide care all throughout your pet’s life.  So, if you’re wondering “How long does a leopard gecko live?” read on to learn about leopard gecko life expectancy. Compared to other reptiles of relative size commonly kept as pets,…

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  • Leopard Gecko Cost and Dollar Bills

    How Much Does a Leopard Gecko Cost?

    Leopard Gecko Pricing Good news!  As far as exotic pets, a leopard gecko may be one of the most cost effective options.  The price of a leopard gecko is generally around $30-$50 at your local chain pet store.  Privately owned pet stores usually have competitive pricing.  Adult reptiles have more time and care invested, and…

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  • Leopard Gecko with Open Mouth while shedding skin

    Do Leopard Geckos Bite?

    Leopard geckos are one of the easiest reptiles to keep as a pet, and your risk of getting bitten is fairly low. They would most likely rather scurry off to safety and hide rather than bite.

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