Geckos

Chondrodactylus angulifer

This gecko is a massichondrodactylus_angulifer3Bve terrestrial gecko living in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. You can meet it in very arid environments, thus it is very easy to keep in desert and dry terrariums. Diurnal temperatures can be very high, but can be much lower during the nights.

Geckonia chazaliaegeckonia_chazaliae8

Small north African gecko never bigger than 10 cm. This species can adapt easily and very nice to rear in terrariums. A desert terrarium with sand as substrate and some stones to allow the animals to climb will be perfectly suitable for this species. The reproduction of this species is not rare and the eggs can even be incubated within the terrarium.

Nephrurus levis levisnephrurus_levis_levisB

This Nephrurus species was the first of the genus to be openly available. Rearing of these geckos is not too problematic if the following conditions are respected: a dry and a humid hiding place. Humidity is mandatory for this smooth skin gecko.

nephrurus_wheeleri_cinctusBNephrurus wheeleri cinctus

This small Australian gecko can reach 10 cm SVL. Its skin is rough and its tail is the most developed of the genera. It occurs in the region of Pilbara in Western Australia in rocky environments.

Oedura castelnauioedura_castelnauiB

This small gecko is living in the North-eastern part of Australia. It is never bigger than 15 cm and can be kept in a small arboreal terrarium. Its skin is smooth and silky which gave its name the velvet gecko. It is a prolific species and an amelanistic morph is now available and is regularly bred.

paroedura_bastardiBParoedura bastardi ibityensis

This species reaches a size of about 10 cm. This gecko can be easily kept in terrarium and does not need much: a small terrarium of around 60 cm with sand, some branches and some shingles will be perfectly suitable for them.

Underwoodisaurus milii

This gecko occurunderwoodisaurus_miliiBs in South Australia from the Eastern part to the western one. Very frequent in terrariums, it can be reared like leopard geckos, however with a humid part. Females are prolific and can lay up to 6 clutches of 2 eggs per breeding season.