Helpful insights on caring for your gecko and anything else you may need.
A bioactive habitat is a closed loop system which forms a self-sustaining, selfmaintaining environment reminiscent of the biological processes found in nature. Bioactive setups typically utilize drainage layers, soil, microfauna to reduce waste, and plants to provide humidity & natural hides for your pet.
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
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