Some pics of my crested

Some pics of my crested

Postby LizardLover » Wed May 29, 2013 5:32 pm

Got in February, not sure on the exact age but it probably hatched in January. So 4/5 months old, hoping for a female :D .

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Crested geckos, like all geckos, do not ave eyelids so they use their tounge to clean their eyes. I have alse seen that when I mist and its face gets wet, it uses the tounge to lick the lips and drink the water off of the face. Interesting little guys.
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They have enormous eyes and great eyesight due to the fact that they have bad smelling.
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Thanks for looking, hope you learned something new :)
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby wadekilian » Wed May 29, 2013 5:47 pm

Love the second pic. You have any of his/her enclosure?
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby LizardLover » Wed May 29, 2013 8:07 pm

Thanks wade.

His setup is pretty basic, nothing serious yet. Waiting 'till it's a bit older before I make a nice natural enclosure.

A hide that people use in fish tanks, it has 3 'doors' and is hollow inside. THe gecko loves to go hide there for some weird reason.
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Hollow inside.
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A 3.7L tub and newspaper on the bottom.
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Plastic mesh and toilot-paper-rowls
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And finally the result.
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Absolutely loving the roaches!
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I feed it a mixture of non-citrus fruits, which isn't in the enclosure as I fed it roaches a few hours ago. The fruit mixture is in a bottle cap and I fill up 2 bottle caps each feeding, one on top of the 'hide' and one at the bottom, this is just to make sure the gecko eats, because some geckos are too lazy to go down and get their food.
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby gekosin » Thu May 30, 2013 8:11 am

How much does it currently weigh?
What roaches are you feeding it?
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby LizardLover » Thu May 30, 2013 12:46 pm

I don't have a scale that can weigh the gecko.
I am feeding it appropriate size lobster roaches.
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby NewtTZ » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:05 pm

Cool Looking Gecko

Will look great in a naturalistic enclosure.

Maybe some waterfalls and live plants?
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Re: Some pics of my crested

Postby LizardLover » Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:14 pm

Thanks NewTZ.

Definitely live plants and UV, but waterfalls I have some doubt; like they could fall in it and drown or knock the food in it, lay eggs in the water, etc. I'll look into it more when the crested is older. Thanks for the suggestions.
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