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Gargoyle tank size

Discussion in 'Gecko Enclosures' started by ShadowAngel, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. ShadowAngel

    ShadowAngel Gecko Egg

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    Hello, quick question! Looking at getting a juvenile Gargoyle Gecko, and wanting to get the terrarium set up in advance. I've read that adults would do best in something like an 18x18x24 enclosure, but that hatchlings and juveniles should be in a 12x12x18 enclosure or something similar. Would it be detrimental to keep the young gecko in the big enclosure? If I can buy one tank instead of two that would be preferable, but of course i'll do what's best for the gecko.
  2. acpart

    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    It depends how young and small you get your gecko. Really young juveniles (under 15 grams) can be kept in a 6qt shoe box size tub which costs about $1. I kept my gargoyle hatchlings in these when I was breeding. Each one had a coconut shell hide, a piece of bamboo or other branch placed diagonally against the hide, a small water bowl and food bowl. I think a larger juvenile would be OK in the 1818x24

    Aliza