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Leopard Geckos

Your one stop Leopard gecko care website. Our mission is to give you the best Leopard gecko information on the web.

Leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) are nocturnal lizards belonging to the Eublepharinae subfamily of the family Gekkonidae. They are robust geckos with relative large heads and have numerous tiny wart-like tubercles on their skin. Their natural habitat includes the desert and dry Savannah areas of Southern Central Asia.

As pets, Leopard geckos comes in a variety of patterns, sizes and colouration.

Leopard geckos make interesting pets. Right around the world thousands of these geckos are kept and bred. They are extremely hardy, even in captive environments, with a relative good reproductive potential.

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The author of Leopard Geckos.co.za also maintains various other pet and herptile related websites and has written various short manuals in eBook format on some of the topics.

Latest Leopard Gecko Articles

Leopard geckos housing guidelinesLeopard Gecko Housing Guidelines
3 July 2016 | Renier Delport | Housing |
Compared to many other pet lizards, Leopard geckos are fairly easy to keep as pets. Here are some Leopard gecko housing guidelines. Read more...
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Check out the new LeopardGeckos.co.zaNew Leopard Geckos Website!
4 June 2016 | Renier Delport | Share |
After much work, LeopardGeckos.co.za now has a brand new face. The newest changes are significant improvements on page layout, integration, loading speeds and data used. Read more...
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Leopard Gecko Lighting & Lighting AccessoriesLeopard Gecko Lighting & Lighting Accessories
18 May 2016 | Renier Delport | |
Leopard geckos need very little lighting to do well as pets. Unlike diurnal (day living) reptiles, they do not need any additional ultraviolet lighting. Most of their lighting needs can be fulfilled by natural light or through commercially available fluorescent lighting. Read more...
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Basic Leopard gecko careGeneral Leopard Gecko Care
2 May 2016 | Renier Delport | |
Keeping Leopard geckos are relatively easy compared to some other lizards like for example Bearded dragons. Here is our general Leopard gecko care guidelines. Read more...
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