8 Leopard Gecko Facts

nocturnalLeopard geckos are nocturnal lizards.  Meaning they sleep during the day and are awake at night.No UVBLeopard geckos do not require UVB lighting like other lizards.  You don’t even need to buy a daytime light for them if you have a well lit home.  You can purchase a day light and night light if you want to though.TempatureYou should keep your leopard geckos tank 80-85 degrees in the daytime and the temperature can drop down to 65-70 degrees at night time.hidesThey are burrowers by nature and do require hides in order for them to feel safe and secure.  They do not require a basking spot, but you can provide them with rocks, heated rocks, and decorations to make them feel safe and secure.
foodLeopard geckos eat crickets, mealworms, waxworms, roaches, and superworms.docileLeopard geckos are very docile reptiles that don’t bight or mind being handled.  It takes a ton of provoking to get them to bite humans.genderTwo male leopard geckos should never be housed together otherwise they will fight.  Female leopard geckos can be housed together and typically get along without any problems.EasyLeopard geckos are considered to be a beginner lizard because they don’t require a lot of maintenance.