Joan! How are you? Thank you for contacting me. Just to let you know, my new leopard gecko, is very well. He's a smart

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Customer: Hi Joan! How are you? Thank you for contacting me. Just to let you know, my new leopard gecko, Kevin is very well. He's a smart little guy that loves to cuddle around my neck. He is eating and growing like a bad weed. A couple of nights ago, we introduced him to wax worms and he loved them! They always get so happy when we occasionally treat them. I am so happy that he is a curious, active and hungry little guy. I'm glad that I didn't give up after losing Ruby. Actually, after doing some more research, I think that she was an American Fat Tail Gecko, not a leopard gecko like the store said.
I recently found a crocodile gecko at a pet store, but my son talked me out of it. I love how evil looking they are, lol. We also would have had to buy a cage, light and all the rest. He was only $16, but his equipment would have been $200! lol
Thanks again,
Answered by Jav917 in 6 mins 12 years ago
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Hi Susan!,

So glad that Kevin is doing well! If you want to try a different gecko, Crested Geckos are very interesting and have a prehensile tail. They do not need the UVB light and heat. The are from the rain forests, and eat fruit baby food and some treats like the wax worms, crickets, or silk worms. They are very neat little Geckos. They do need high humidity, and are not handled much, because they almost fly when they jump. This link will tell you about them: They feel like velvet when handled. Joan

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