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.
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Tokay geckos are lizards, found in tropical countries mostly in Southeast Asia. They got their name from the strange call they make. It is similar to a booming “tok – kay” or “tok – ko”. You’ll often hear this sound from male Tokay geckos during breeding season (usually during the wet season). Tokay geckos have toe pads covered with tiny hair-like structure called setae which allows them to climb smooth surfaces easily. They can run across ceilings and even walk on vertical glass surfaces.
If you haven’t decided yet what to get for a pet and a friend’s friend have told you something about this wonderful creature called Tokay gecko, you want to know why you want to have them over other types of pet. Well just your lucky day, below are 5 reasons why you want a Tokay gecko for a pet.
Having a pet brings you joy, fun, and entertainment. Some studies even link having pets to good health and immune system. But aside from these benefits of having a pet, below are some reasons why you should have a pet Tokay gecko. (more…)
One of the greatest fulfillment of a pet raiser is to see your animal companions feel at ease and contented in your company. The evidence of which is the continuous and healthy growth of each of them and the low frequency of illness they get. It is also rewarding to experience how responsive they have become when we approach or try to handle them. These are very evident to your pet cats who would brush their bodies past you or dogs that would wiggle their tails at us. However these responses are not the same for your Tokay Geckos or their reptilian relatives and kind. They simply are not capable of showing emotions and may seem as cold as their blood. (more…)
Maybe for those who have just bought the Tokay Gecko companion they have from pet stores or from captive breeders, a Tokay Gecko’s bark is just a bark or it is just an ardent call to announce he wanted to mate. “Tu-ko” or “Toh-kay” is a mere announcement that in some human expression is “Hey, girl! There is an able male here, I am ready!” Well, this is technically correct however there is more to this call if any of you have experienced hearing or living with them in their natural habitat. (more…)