Heating for baby/juvi leo

Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby BlomF » Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:12 pm

Hi, I got my first leo gecko. He/she is about 4 months old. My question is; do I need to have the heat pad on for the leo in the summer months in SA. I stay in GAUTENG. At the JHB expo the breeder I got my leo from said it is not necessary to have heat on during summer time. Will my leo be able to digest his/her food and be warm enough without the heat pad. I have a wooden viv.
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Re: Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby jka » Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:05 pm

if you are unsure, get a heatpad and a thermostat to regulate the temperature it will give you peace of mind.
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Re: Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby Westley Price » Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:51 am

^^^^^ What he said!
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Re: Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby BlomF » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:41 am

Thanx, better safe than sorry
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Re: Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby ewertb » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:03 am

Yup, use thermostat to create a hot spot in the viv. Your gecko will thermoregulate and choose where and at what temp it wants to be.
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Re: Heating for baby/juvi leo

Postby BlomF » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:28 am

Thnx
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