I spoiled my gecko today...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Chickerdoodle13, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    ...with a new tank set up! I had been wanting one of these for a while and today I decided to treat myself (and my gecko!) to a brand new upright tank. Originally I bought it so I could add a heat lamp since my house is cold during the winter, but I didn't realize I needed a lamp stand, so I have to pick that up tomorrow.

    I got the tank on sale for a very good price! It is about the same size as his other, but it is taller. It came with a new dish, three plants, and a vine thing. So far, he seems to like it! I'm sure he'll like it even more once I add the heat lights. The man at the pet store recommended an infared night time light, and a basking light for the day time. I'll just have to monitor the temp with the thermometers I bought!

    Here's a picture of the new set up. I will try to get better pictures soon!

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  2. mz.candiz

    mz.candiz Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks awesome! It must be so fun watching him exploring it for the first time [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm about to fix my leopard gecko tanks. They already have decor but I'm finally getting rid of the sand and putting peel/stick tile in. I know they'll be much happier and I bet your scaley baby was too [​IMG]
     
  4. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Crested gecko? Or some other arboreal gecko?
     
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Yeah, it's a crested gecko. I think it's a girl and she's about two years old now. She was my college companion and now has a more "permanent" home!

    I don't usually use any heat source for her. The room temp at school was about 70*. At home, the parents like to keep the temp at around 60* and its just too cold for her. She hasn't been eating as much lately, so I can't wait to set up the heat lamp for her! Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to pick up the stand.

    Here's a picture of the inhabitant! She's larger and has gotten a little "chub" to her since this photo! Once she calms down in her new enclosure, I want to try and get more pictures!

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