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Eye of the Gecko

Habitat/Niche

Max & Jessy
Characteristics
Adaptations
Live, Eat or be Eaten
Habitat/Niche
Special Behaviors and Human Significance
Gecko Acrostic Poem

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Habitat - Wild
  • semi - desert
  • scrub areas
  • rocky outcrops - places to hide
  • shrubs and bushes - climbing
  • sand

 

Calcium Powder
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Habitat - Captivity
  • 12 hours of "day light" - 12 hours black light
  • grated lid
  • glass fish tank
  • 10 gallon tank per one adult gecko, 20 gallon for two
  • fresh water daily
  • stick or tree for climbing, real or fake
  • shelter can be plastic or plaster
  • multiple hiding places
  • calcium powder
  •  fresh food

Max and Jessy's Home
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Niche
  • carnivorous
  • feeds mostly on invertabrates
  • nocturnal
  • crepuscular
  • more territorial then geckos with adhesive toes (especially males)
  • less aggressive than most species