humidity

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    Missing Toes on Baby Mourning Geckos

    Hello Everyone, I am seeking help on my growing colony of baby Mourning geckos - 2 of the 5 are missing portions of their toes. I believe it may be for humidity, as when I was just starting out I was adjusting my misting schedule. On the other hand, maybe there is aggression between the geckos...
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    Is it ethical to keep leo's in high humidity?

    In indonesia, leos are very popular pets. (and i mean very) Most people keep them in a high humidity environment since Indonesia has high humidity BUT i have never seen any leo get sick or have any problems with high humidity. Did they adapt to humidity or smth? I'm considering getting one if...
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    Big problems with hydrometers

    This one's a boggling one. I cannot find a hydrometer that's working properly from what I can see. My hydro dial broke and just was giving me completely incorrect readings so I bought two cheaper digital hydrometers. I'm pretty sure they don't work because they constantly say 90% all through...
  4. Futureboundexe

    Can i take out the moist hide since the humidity is so high?

    So according to the 1 govee digital hygro/thermometer and 1 ZooMed analog hygro/thermometer the humidity in my baby gecko’s tank is 56-60. Where i live the rainy season has just ended and its now the snowy season, this is obviously pushing the humidity out of the happy leopard gecko range. What...
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    Humidity set up for a new owner

    Hello everyone! I am new to reptiles (not new to small animal pets/pets in general though) and I have done a lot of research on leopard geckos. I have found that the ideal ambient humidity for them is no greater than 40%, but I live in an area that has a 76% average year-round humidity (with...
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    Too Humid at Night (Advice Appreciated :) )

    Hiya! Im working on setting up a bioactive enclosure for a crested gecko. I haven't got him yet, plants are growing well, the heat is within the right parameters however I am having problems with my humidity at night. What is currently in the enclosure at the moment is draining medium...
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    Humidity Help

    Hello! I am purchasing a leopard gecko in about a week. I know that humidity should be kept somewhere around 25-40%. However, the humidity in my house is 65% . I put a sock filled with rice in my enclosure, I have a ventilated tank, and I moved the water bowl to the cool side, but the humidity...
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    Help lower humidity in naturally humid climate!

    Hello everyone, I am new to the site and a soon to be first time leapord gecko owner. I have been doing research for a few weeks now, and slowly assembling all the equipment I will need as an owner, as well as creating a cozy terrarium for my new friend before s/he arrives. My main concern is...
  9. Z

    Bio Viv

    Hey I hope this is the right section. I've had a bioactive viv set up for a crestie for about 3 weeks now, with the aim of having everything regulated and good to go by this time. I've been told that cresties need 80-90% humidity at night, and 50% in the day. I've been having real issues with...
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    AFT compared to Leopard Gecko?

    I've currently got a leopard gecko. I absolutely love him and he has defnitely gotten me interested in more reptiles in the future. I've recently been thinking about getting another Leo, but then i started looking at African Fat Tail geckos. So right now I'm wondering if I should go for another...
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    Best Humidity Gauges

    Hi All, Like most lifelong animal keepers, I consider myself to be a fairly good judge of humidity levels in the home terrariums and zoo exhibits under my care. But when I began working in new buildings equipped with state-of-the-art hygrometers (humidity gauges), I quickly realized that I...
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