Posts Tagged ‘tokay gecko care’

Keeping Your Tokay Geckos in Racks

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by JE

Keeping Tokay geckos in tubs or racks is now becoming popular among average gecko hobbyists. Unlike before, when this type of reptile storage is only used by reptile owners with large collection, today gecko owners are starting to discover the advantages of tubs against the typical gecko enclosures.


5 Reasons Why You Want Female Tokay Geckos

Posted on: July 31st, 2013 by JE

Tokay Geckos are widely distributed from Northeast India, New Guinea, to Southeast Asian countries such as the Philippines and Indonesia. They live in rainforest trees, caves and cliffs. However, because of deforestation and urbanization of forested lands, they are also seen in human habitations, living in the ceilings and dark corners of the house in search of food.


How to Become A Good Tokay Gecko Owner

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by JE

Unlike common pets (dogs, cats, hamster, etc.), Tokay geckos are different. They require different kind of care and they also have different requirement to thrive well while in captivity. If you’re new to Tokay gecko care, you may want to know some basic steps how to become a good owner to your Tokay gecko.


Dangerous Tokay Gecko Husbandry Practices That Can Lead to Accidents, Injuries, or Illnesses

Posted on: July 5th, 2013 by JE

Proper husbandry practices not only ensure that your Tokay gecko lives a happy and healthy life and that they live in a safe and comfortable environment, it also ensures that you, your home and your family are safe from accidents, injuries, sicknesses and illnesses brought by unsafe and unsanitary Tokay gecko enclosure and environment. This article will try to discuss 5 of the most common and dangerous Tokay gecko husbandry practices that can lead to accidents, injuries, and illnesses.


What To Do If You Get Bitten by Your Tokay Gecko

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 by JE

Tokay geckos bite and when they bite, they bite hard. Even the most experienced gecko owners are bitten by their pets. Tokay geckos are brave and sometimes unpredictable pets. Nevertheless they are easy to care for and make good pets when tamed.


5 Easy Steps to Keep the Right Temperature inside Your Tokay Gecko Tank

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by JE

If you have decided to breed Tokay geckos, of course you are planning to purchase at least one female and one male. However, there are a few important things you need to consider before placing them together in a tank. Learning all of them can certainly help you raise your new pet properly and safely. If you are going to build a cage, terrarium or enclosure that must be compatible for your Tokay gecko to do its everyday activities such as climbing, shedding, hiding and moving around.


Dangerous Chemicals Found in Your Home that Might Harm Your Tokay Geckos

Posted on: June 30th, 2013 by JE

Your Tokay gecko is exposed to different types of chemicals in your home. Even the most environment-friendly households have several chemical products in and around the house. The chemicals you use to sanitize the cages, decorations and your home are not found in your pet’s natural habitat. This means that there is always a possibility that your Tokay gecko might suffer from chemical poisoning.


5 Easy Ways How to Keep Your Tokay Geckos Healthy

Posted on: June 26th, 2013 by JE

If you have decided to buy Tokay gecko to be your new pet, there are several important things to consider before purchasing and caring for your new buddy. This article will help you through taking care of your gecko and provide you some suggestions too.


Moving with Your Tokay Gecko: 3 Things You Need To Remember

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by JE

When you're moving to a new home, you can't just put your Tokay gecko in a container and jump right in the car. You will need to make a detailed preparation. Tokay geckos, like any other reptiles, need a particular care at all times, more specifically when you need to move to a new home.


5 Common Husbandry Issues that Can Lead to the Death of Your Tokay Gecko

Posted on: June 13th, 2013 by JE

Good husbandry is very important in keeping your Tokay gecko happy and healthy. This would include the right type of enclosure, properly installed lighting and heaters, tank decorations, healthy diet, supplementation, and regular cage maintenance. Poor husbandry can lead to several health issues and in worst cases – leads to the premature death of Tokay geckos. Below are 5 common husbandry issues that can lead to the death of your Tokay gecko. You may want to avoid these common mistakes of some gecko owners.