Of the Gecko family, leopards are not capable of wall climbing, but they do have eyelids. Regular handling is a must. They have large, expressive eyes, and the appearance of a smile on their faces.
|Max Size||4-7 Inches|
|Life Span||8-10 Years|
5-20 gallon tank with plenty of climbing spaces and several hideouts is a must. They will hide a lot so be sure the temperature is sufficient in these areas. Keep moss slightly damp, never wet
Juveniles require insects daily. Adults require insects every 2-3 days. The adult will enjoy the occasional pinkie mouse.
|Water||Leopard Geckos need a shallow water bowl, changed daily..|
At first, slowly offer your hand, kept low and palm up, before picking up your Gecko. Avoid reaching down from over their head to grab them, as they may become startled. Always handle with care, and never grab it by the tail. When a lizard loses its tail, it becomes vulnerable to disease and infection until it grows a new one, regenerated ones are never quite as nice as the original. As desert dwellers, they store water, fat, and nutrients in their tail so it is important they don’t lose their tails.
*As with any pet, it is important that you find a veterinarian that practices in the certified care for your animal. This guide is general in nature and should not be used to diagnose your pet.