Best Crested Gecko Heaters

Crested geckos are cold-blooded animals, which means that can’t create their own body heat – instead they need to absorb it from their environment. If your crested gecko is to live a long and healthy life, therefore, you may well need to provide artificial heating so their cage reaches the optimal temperature. But what are …

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Feeding Crested Geckos – Food Types, Safe Plants & Livefood

Crested geckos have become one of the most popular lizard species of all in recent years. This is not by accident. In contrast to many other pet lizards, which require all manner of specialist (and expensive) care, the crested gecko is altogether less demanding. Never is this more true than when it comes to feeding …

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Crested Gecko Care Sheet – Vivariums, Feeding, Heating & More

The crested gecko was once feared extinct, until the species was rediscovered in the 1990s. Since then it has become one of the most popular pet lizards in the world. There are a number of reasons for this including: Ease of Feeding – A major concern among new reptile keepers is what their pet will …

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Crested Gecko Temperature: How Warm Should My Cage Be?

What is the ideal temperature for crested geckos?

As cold blooded reptiles, it’s essential that you keep your Crested Gecko at the right temperature. The perfect temperature for a Crested Gecko is between 78’F and 82’F. For UK readers this is between 25’C and 28’C.  The above figures, however, somewhat over-simplify the situation. You see, reptiles have evolved to move around their environment, …

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Best Crested Gecko UV Lights

One of the most controversial topics when it comes to keeping crested geckos is that of UV lighting. In this guide we’ll try to tease apart fact from fiction, discussing the pros and cons of ultraviolet lighting for cresties, and look at some of the best bulbs on the market to help you select the …

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Best Crested Gecko Vivariums & Cages

Choosing the right crested gecko vivarium is crucial to the health of your pet. Over the years crested geckos have grown massively in popularity, and there are thousands of specimens being kept all around the world. Thanks to the work of dedicated gecko keepers and breeders dozens of different housing options have been trialled. In …

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