1. S

    Is my lighting/heating setup all good?

    Heya! V new to all this but have done a ton of research! Got a gecko today after overthinking for ages and switching vivariums until I found this one with a gecko! The setup I have is a 3 1/2ft vivarium, wooden with a 2ft glass window at the top! I have a ceramic heater, a heat mat, a red bulb...
  2. S

    New Leopard Gecko, interesting past feeding

    I just recently got a free leopard gecko off of Craigslist. I have done some research and I think I’m pretty good for now. I have him in his (I think) 40 gallon exo terra enclosure, his singular magnetic hide, his two bowls and then they had him on heat lamps. They had no bulbs in them so I used...
  3. IAmGroot

    Physical care concern

    I had Groot out today to run around a bit, just as I was getting ready to put her back into her enclosure she was doing this “gasping” like thing. I’m not sure if she lost her breath or if she was choking on something. This is the first time she’s done this, I’m wondering if I should be greatly...
  4. K

    Leopard gecko heating

    Hello, I have just gotten a leopard gecko and this is my friend time owning one. I tried to google an answer to my question but couldn’t find one. It’s really hott in my house at night, out of my control, and the heat in the enclosure is in the range needed without the nighttime heating, so for...
  5. GeckoNewb

    GUIDANCE NEEDED juvenile albino leopard gecko

    I’m new to owning a gecko and have an Albino Leopard gecko. He is very sensitive to light so I don’t have a basic heat lamp. I have a UTH a black light heat lamp for night time and I just purchased a lightless ceramic heater for the day time. He is in a ten gallon tank. I have two thermometers...
  6. X

    Hey, Pet***** Screw you.

    Hey. This is long, but important. So be patient. Last September me and my girlfriend, who had just moved in together, finally bought our first reptile. We were inexperienced, but had done as much research as we could, saved up our money, picked a date, ran the tank for weeks getting the temps...
  7. Ghostblaze

    Hello Everyone

    Hello fellow herpers I’m from NJ and have been herping since I was in the 3rd grade and I’m just about 29 now. I used to breed bearded dragons, but I have just recently gotten into keeping chameleons and geckos. Geckos are definitely very satisfying so far . Here are a few pics of my Veiled Cham...
  8. Geckos & Fish & Cows

    Should I get 2 or 1???

    Hey! I have a 10 gallon tank right now but am going to be quickly getting a 40. Should I get 2 leos? (Both females, of course) Or just stick w/ 1? Will they be stressed in a tank that big? What you think??? Thanks!!
  9. L


    Hello, I am new to reptiles in general and have been doing a lot of research on leopard geckos before purchasing one and have joined here to get some first hand experienced cares information. Any and all info is welcome. I love the black and white snow morphs and am thinking about getting one...
  10. G

    New gecko issues?

    Hello all! I recently bought a albino juv leo gecko, and so far, he's pretty okay, but there's some things I'm a bit concerned of. He arrived this morning, and after being in a box all day and night, I figured hes just tired, but it's always good to be sure. He's very sleepy, opens his eyes...