Like other geckos and lizards, Tokay geckos shed their skin. Shedding is a normal and an essential process for a healthy Tokay gecko. So why do Tokay geckos shed their skin? There are two reasons why they shed their skin, it is either they have to replace a damaged skin or they simply have out-grown their old skin. Shedding their skin allows them to replace their old skin with a new one.
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Tokay geckos shed their skin often (at least once a year). Geckos, like other reptiles, enormously shed their skin at once. And throughout this period, it can be very exasperating to your Tokay gecko and at times it is best to help them feel a little comfortable so they can shed their skin easily and lessen the stress brought about by the shedding process. (more…)
With the growing popularity of Tokay geckos in the pet trade, more and more people are encouraged to buy them as pets. However, keeping a Tokay gecko as a pet doesn’t simply mean placing them inside a fully furnished tank, and feeding them with the right food, you also need to consider some other things such as their shedding behavior. This article will try to help you understand shedding in Tokay geckos. (more…)