ANSWERS: 4
  • Rule number 1 in the reptile world . NEVER house 2 differnt speices of lizards together. u have leos put it with other leos. its just a rule.
  • I've heard that leopard geckos are pretty aggressive & was advised against mixing them with my chameleon/Chinese water dragon.
  • DONT! that is rule no.1 of reptile owning, other than feeding and the obvious.
  • I wonder if rather than blindly stating what the rules are, we might get explanations for them. I have had a firebellied toad with me leopard gecko in the same tank for almost a year, and no problem. In my vivarium, I have on the land side a skink, an anole, 2 dart frogs and a red-bellied snake (they only eat worms) -- 55 gallon vivarium (with a water side with fish). It's planted, and springtails and earthworms mean I don't even have to change the substrate. I just have to change the fish water every week. I've had this going on two years now, and no problem. I suspect that I couldn't put the gecko in the vivarium, however -- he would likely see the little redbellied snake or dart frogs as food, whereas his current tank mate (the firebellied toad) is large enough that it's not food for him.

Copyright 2017, Wired Ivy, LLC

Answerbag | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy