Can African fat tailed geckos live with leopard geckos?

Can African fat tailed geckos live with leopard geckos?

African fat-tailed geckos as pets While it might seem that you can house these animals together with the similar leopard gecko species, these animals have different heating, humidity, and husbandry requirements. Housing these two species together is never recommended.

Can African fat tailed geckos eat Superworms?

DIET: African Fat Tails are great eaters! They will eat a variety of bugs including: crickets, dubia roaches, phoenix worms, meal worms, and super worms. Baby geckos should be fed small mealworms and ¼” crickets, whereas, adults can eat superworms and ½” crickets.

Why won’t my African fat tailed gecko eat mealworms?

Many fat tails won’t touch mealworms and you may be out of luck. Roaches would be a good alternative. You could try holding the gecko and gently poking a mealworm at its mouth. Hopefully it will bite at the mealworm and possibly decide it likes them.

How do I get my African fat tailed gecko to eat?

The African fat-tailed gecko diet typically consists of live reptile food like crickets and/or mealworms. They may also readily accept silkworms, waxworms or pinkie mice, but these food items should only be given as a supplement as they are high in fat content.

How long can African fat tail geckos go without eating?

10 to 14 days

How long can fat tailed geckos go without food?

Many adult leopard geckos can go without food for ten days to two weeks because of the fat storage in their tails. It is completely normal for leopard geckos to go without eating for long periods. Unlike mammals, reptiles do not require food every day to survive, particularly during the winter.

Can African fat tailed geckos eat fruit?

General Pet Gecko Food Guidelines Some species of pet gecko eat fruit as well as insects. African fat-tailed geckos, house geckos, and leopard geckos are all purely insectivorous. Crested geckos and day geckos, however, are frugivorous. That means they eat fruit.

How can I tell if my African Fat Gecko is male or female?

Male African fat-tailed geckos have a broader, heavier head than females, and the base of their tail is swollen to house the hemipenes. Males also have obvious pores under the base of the hind legs, which are absent in females. Sexing the African fat-tailed gecko usually is not a problem.

How much are African fat tail geckos?

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