CB Reptile’s Leopard Gecko Care Guide:
Common names: Leopard Gecko
Scientific Name: Eublepharis macularius
Leopard Geckos are some of the most popular pet geckos for sale. Colorful, easy to care for, and calm tempered, owning a baby leopard gecko can be quite rewarding. Originally, leopard geckos for sale were known for getting their name from their leopard-like patterning. This patterning resembles a leopard cat with black or dark brown markings on a yellowy-gold body. Now, this leopard gecko color morph is known as a “wild type leopard gecko”.
CB Reptile has compiled a fantastic leopard gecko care guide, provided by our staff biologist. Explore our many free leopard gecko care tips and pages below:
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What do I feed my leopard gecko for sale?
It is important to learn what your new leopard gecko will eat. Because raising a healthy leopard gecko is mostly based on what you’re feeding. Most importantly, learn and understand proper baby leopard gecko feeding requirements before purchasing your leopard geckos for sale. Keeping in mind that the best insects to feed are mealworms or crickets. Notwithstanding, you can also treat your pet to waxworms or super worms once a week. All insects must be first given a nutritious powdered diet for at least 12 hours before being fed to your leopard gecko.
Here at CB we feed our gecko babies and adults our high quality live mealworms for sale. If you are looking to purchase a new baby gecko, be sure to also pick up some real mealworms for sale. We absolutely guarantee you the best quality mealworms for sale in the country. Also, we offer subscriptions so you can get your live mealworms shipped to your door automatically, each week, or month.
Because leopard geckos do not require UV light it is important to use the proper calcium and vitamin D supplement. No matter what, all insects that are going to be fed to your pet leopard gecko should be dusted. AT CB Reptile we use a combination of 3 parts to 1 Calcium to Vionate vitamin powder.
Can you put leopard geckos for sale together?
A male and female gecko pair can live happily together in a single tank or enclosure. … Multiple females can be kept together with a male, but multiple males should not be kept together, even with several females, since they will fight over territory. So basically do not put 2 males together, ever, and you’re good! If you considering buying 2 or more leopard geckos for sale, go with females. Unless you are a leopard gecko breeder, then prepare to be separating and breeding.
Do leopard geckos for sale need a heat lamp?
To mimic this, you will need to lower your tank’s temperature to 70-75°F. Your leopard gecko will, however, need a warm spot to lie on. You can do this with an infrared heat lamp (a special type of light that doesn’t affect nocturnal animals) or you can use an under tank heater.
How often do you need to feed a leopard gecko?
Once your new leopard geckos for sale are purchased and arrive home, let them adjust. Because they have just taken a trip, we recommend allowing for 2-3 days before feeding. Mealworms should be provided in a shallow dish at all times. Be sure to always dust all insects with proper vitamins and minerals. Lastly, crickets can be offered daily if you want to spoil your gecko. Crickets should be fed a minimum of twice a week. Always remember, when feeding crickets, only feed as many crickets as your pet gecko can eat in 15-20 minutes.
What Does a leopard gecko need in its tank?
Setting up a leopard gecko habitat or leopard gecko terrarium. House your single leopard gecko in a terrarium that’s at least 10 gallons. For every additional leopard gecko, make the tank 5 gallons bigger. Two or three geckos do well together and can be kept in a 15 or 20 gallon tank. Because males are territorial, keep no more than one male. Also, because males tend to spar over territory and should always be kept separate of one another.
Do leopard geckos have night vision?
Humans and most other vertebrate animals are colorblind at night—the most sensitive light receptors in our eyes, called rods, detect only black and white. Leopard geckos are different. Leopard Geckos evolved from lizards that were active during the day, and they didn’t have rods for night vision.
What do leopard geckos for sale like to do?
That is easy! They love to eat Leopard Gecko Food. Live insects are a must for your gecko as they don’t eat any plants or vegetables. The best leopard gecko food to use are mealworms or crickets. Always feed insects that you’ve dusted with vionate and calcium powder. Lastly, you can treat your pet to waxworms super worms once a week if you wish.
How do you hold a leopard gecko?
- Move your hand slowly towards the gecko so it can see your hand. Make sure it knows that it is just your hand. …
- Be sure to move gently.
- Slowly place your hand under its body between arms and legs and let the gecko basically walk up on to your hand, When holding it, just let it crawl around or sit on your arm or hand and be ready to enable the leopard gecko to walk from hand to hand until it calms down and is more relaxed sitting in one spot. Depending on where you have bought your leopard geckos for sale from, the baby leopard gecko may be easy to handle or also could be skittish depending upon if the leopard gecko breeder you purchased your baby from handled his or her geckos often, etc.
Do leopard geckos stop eating when they shed?
It is normal for a gecko to stop eating entirely or eat very little when he is shedding. Most geckos eat only once every two to four days, so it may take some time to realize that he has stopped eating. For his health, remove any leftover uneaten food from the enclosure when he is shedding.
Do leopard geckos eat their own skin?Leopard Geckos may eat their skin after they shed it as they want to leave absolutely no trace that they were there for gecko predators to find. They may also reclaim some nutrients from the shed skin and gain benefits from eating it.
Do leopard geckos lose their tails?
Not usually, but it is possible! Leopard geckos drop their tails only under extreme stress (life or death situations – as judged by the gecko). It’s a security move designed to distract predators so the fleeing leopard gecko can escape. They lose a substantial amount of fat and nutrient reserve doing so, which is why it’s only under extreme circumstances as it is also painful for the gecko to drop its tail.
How easy is it to take care of a leopard gecko?Leopard geckos are very easy to care for. Above all, baby leopard geckos for sale are the easiest pet gecko for sale anywhere. They are easy to feed, do not have very difficult habitat requirements, do not require UV light and can be housed in a simple aquarium. They are available in a wide array of leopard gecko color morphs for sale, including bright colors, bold colors, albino leopard geckos, eclipse and marble eye leopard geckos for sale to name just a few.https://youtu.be/SXxqeSiNJAU
Leopard gecko morphs & leopard gecko colorsLeopard gecko genetics have been evolving for over 20 years now since the first leopard geckos for sale were offered by Ron Tremper. Tremper made the Tremper Albino leopard gecko famous. Other leopard gecko breeders that were pioneers established various leopard gecko morphs or leopard gecko colors. Some other founder leopard gecko breeder lines come from founders like Rainwater and Vegas lines. Keeping baby leopard geckos for sale is probably the easiest of all pet reptiles for sale you can keep on the planet if you ask us here at CB reptile!
Blood leopard gecko
$249.00 – $599.00
Blood Leopard Geckos for sale –
We have some gorgeous blood leopard geckos for sale are top quality in color and temperament. Blood leopard geckos for sale are one of the more exotic leopard gecko morphs as they are super bright, deep fire red orange. Basically, you have the intense vibrant orange fire color. The blood leopard gecko morph creates really special color!
At CBReptile.com, we have a biologist on site and handle our geckos often in order to ensure a friendly, calm and relaxed pet, and only work with top genetics to ensure we are improving the captive bred species as part of our efforts to provide the best possible pet geckos for sale in the world.
Leopard Geckos have some of the most relaxed and calm personalities in the reptile kingdom once they are used to being handled. They’re perfect for beginners and extremely popular among long time reptile collectors alike.
- Captive Bred baby blood leopard geckos – WE ONLY sell captive bred geckos for sale.
- Currently 5-15 grams / 3″-5″ in size
- Diet: currently feeding on baby crickets and calcium dusted mealworms
- Mature size 6-7″ @ 18 Months old.
- Easy to care for, makes great reptile pet for kids and adults.
- Hardy & lives up to 30 years in captivity.
- Handles well after acclimation but NEVER pick up a gecko by the tail.
- As this is a live animal, there will be slight aesthetic variations in colors.
Leopard Gecko habitat Requirement – Don’t finish shopping without them!
- Housing: Enclosure of 20 gallon (30″ x 12″ x 13″H) up to 30 to 40 gallon (36″ x 18″ x 13″H). See our Leopard Gecko Care Sheet regarding housing more than one Leopard Gecko in a single enclosure.
- Food: Main staple diet of crickets and/or mealworms are available at most all pet stores.
- Water: Provide water 3 or 4 times a week in a large bowl – not so big that your gecko cannot easily get out of the bowl!
- Heat: Heat mat and ceramic emitter to create a thermal gradient from warm side (88 Deg. F) to cool side (72 Deg. F).
- See our Leopard Gecko Care Sheet for complete details.
When considering any leopard gecko for sale, be sure to only purchase captive bred baby leopard geckos for sale from an experienced leopard gecko breeder.
At CBReptile.com all of our reptiles for sale, including our geckos for sale are captive bred and NOT wild caught. We have a Biologist ON SITE and offer a Live arrival and FULL 7 day health guarantee on ALL Of our animals. Our guarantee extends to 30 days for all customers who purchase full habitat kits.
All of our orders ship via UPS or FedEx Overnight in heated or cooled, insulated containers (when needed) and leave our facility at 6:45 PM and are on your doorstep the following morning before noon. One Shipping charge of $39.95 covers up to 5 reptiles for sale.
All photos are for reference and are not of the animal you will be receiving. We go by age, not size, as each animal grows at its own rate. Hatchlings are 1-3 months, juveniles are 3.5-6 months, young adults are 6+ months. Our biologist will send an animal from whatever end of that age range we have available at that time. For our sex guarantee, please refer to our Terms and Conditions page.
More than just leopard gecko breeders
We are not only leopard gecko breeders! We are also proud to be crested gecko breeders as well as gargoyle gecko breeders! Be sure to checkout all of our leopard gecko for sale, as well as our baby leopard geckos for sale, crested gecko for sale, gargoyle gecko for sale as well as our panther chameleons for sale and iguanas for sale.