Archive | Geckos

Yellow-headed Day Gecko – Tiny and Adorable

Yellow-headed day geckos (Phelsuma klemmeri) are a relatively rare sight for us but we were lucky enough to get a few in towards the end of January. Also known as Klemmer’s day gecko, Cheerful day gecko or Neon day gecko these tiny lizards are adorable little speed demons. They are native to the northwestern region […]

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7 Gorgeous Geckos That Make Great Pets

Geckos are a wide and varied range of lizards commonly kept in the UK. As a group they are extremely adaptable and can be found in various forms all over the world, the most common being wall geckos. Generally, they enjoy warmth and most of the commonly kept geckos in the UK will want a […]

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Top 6 Arboreal Lizards

In our stores, we have noticed over Christmas and the new year that arboreal lizards have been very popular in store and we thought it might be helpful to outline the 6 most popular that we regularly keep. We’ve tried to provide a mix of geckos, chameleons and lizards, a few pros and cons for […]

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How to move Tokay Geckos to a new vivarium

We all assume geckos are peaceful, family pets. But have you ever tried to handle tokay geckos? They are mean! These guys needed moving to their new vivarium recently. Usually folk will move tockays using thick gloves, but we prefer to coax them into boxes. It’s trickier, but we find it’s a gentler approach. To […]

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