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Why Your Crested Gecko Is Not Shedding

For most first-time reptile owners (and even some more experienced gecko enthusiasts, shedding (ecdysis) is an intriguing process, so no wonder it raises so many questions. But what if your crested gecko is not shedding at all?  If a crested gecko isn’t shedding at all, it probably means that it’s not growing because then there’s …

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8 Signs Your Crested Gecko Is Absolutely Healthy

Crested geckos are some of the most popular reptilian pets available, thanks to their adaptability to captivity, their striking appearance, and their docile nature. However, even a gecko that adapts well to captivity, like the crested gecko, can have health issues. Naturally, you’ll want to carefully observe your crested gecko to be sure that it …

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9 Signs Your Crested Gecko Is Dying

There’s nothing worse than seeing your crestie act out of sorts and wondering “is my crested gecko dying?”. Especially when you’re new to crested geckos, even simple behaviors like sleeping a lot can be thought to be a sign that your crestie is without a doubt at death’s door. The top signs that your crested …

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Can You Leave a Crested Gecko Alone For A Week? (Vacation Guide)

Having any type of pet is a big commitment, and the crested gecko is no exception. You may wonder whether choosing crested gecko ownership means that you won’t be able to go on vacation. You can leave your crested gecko alone for a week if you have a caretaker come to check on them midway …

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Do Crested Geckos Drop Their Tails? Facts You Must Know!

You are probably reading this now as you have seen countless pictures of tailless crested geckos. Hopefully, you are not reading this as your crestie just lost its tail *crossed fingers* If that is the case, will your crestie be okay? Do you need to stop reading this and just run to your vet? Before …

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Feeding Crested Gecko Mealworms: A Good Idea?

Crested gecko owners sometimes feed mealworms to their beloved pets because they are an easy option. Even some pet shop owners recommend mealworms as a great food source for crested geckos, but the truth is, this will do more harm than good. Crested geckos should only eat mealworms occasionally. Mealworms are difficult to digest, causing …

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Can You Give A Crested Gecko Honey?

Crested geckos can eat a surprising variety of food, unlike some other reptiles which are strictly insectivorous. One of the types of food you may be wondering about feeding your crested gecko is honey. Crested geckos can eat honey. It can be a beneficial treat for them as well as being useful for treating injuries. …

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Pros And Cons Of Owning Leopard Geckos vs Crested Geckos

Here ye! Here ye! Welcome to the battle of the most loved geckos! Of course, we are kidding! But jokes aside, would it not be nice to know if leopard geckos are better than crested geckos? Are they really that different from each other? Leopard and crested geckos are considered to be the best beginner-friendly …

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Crested Geckos: Better In Pairs? What Works + What’s Needed

One crested gecko is a fascinating pet and a lot of fun to keep, so will keeping two or more crested geckos together in one enclosure double the fun?  Crested geckos can be kept in pairs or small groups, provided only females are kept together or there are multiple females to one male. Multiple male …

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