How to Articles

Helpful insights on caring for your gecko and anything else you may need.


How To Use Heat Tape For Snakes and Reptiles

reptile heat tape


Many snakes and reptiles need heat sources other than light to maintain proper body heat. Here we explain how to use heat tape, one great way to give that extra heat to your reptile.  

When and How to Clean your Gecko's Enclosure

When to Clean

Figuring out when to clean your gecko’s enclosure can be difficult but necessary for maintaining the gecko’s health and wellbeing. Observing the enclosure and its components should be done daily. Important things to beware

Gecko Feeding Ledges


Geckos are an arboreal species of reptile, meaning they live a large portion of their lives in trees. While up in the trees, geckos are able to avoid most terrestrial predators that roam the surface beneath. Functioning in trees not only provides a place of safety but allows foraging opportunities, accessible resources, and a sanctuary. Luckily, Pangea Reptile provides a product

How To Sex Your Gecko

Sexing Your Crested Gecko

How can you tell if your crested gecko is a male or a female? Sometimes it's quite easy to tell, especially if your gecko is a bit older. Once male crested geckos hit maturity they develop very obvious hemipenal bulges

THG Heat Tape Connection How To

How To Connect Heat Tape Tutorial

Of course the simplest way to connect the heat tape is just to have us at Pangea do it for you. When you order the connection kit for your THG heat tape just select "Yes Please" under the Connect it for us option.

You can Purchase the heat tape

LED For Vivarium Plants

LED for vivarium plants

It's all about wavelengths! Plants require wavelengths within the visible spectrum, roughly between 400nm and 740nm. UVA falls just under the visible spectrum, but is highly beneficial for faster growth, higher nutrient levels, and resistant to fungal infections.

How To Ship Your Crested Gecko


Crested geckos, and other New Caledonian gecko species, are considered some of the most hardy reptiles in the hobby and can be shipped overnight for next day delivery in the right conditions rather safely. When shipping these geckos, their health and safety should always be

Crested Gecko Heating

One of the best aspects of keeping Crested Geckos is the fact that they do best at