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tangy1
06-07-2006, 08:16 AM
Hi all,
Just a quick one for a newbie. I purchased a pair on monday and the male has gone into a shed. How often do they shed and is there anything I need to do?
cheers kelvin

Rich
06-07-2006, 10:26 AM
Hey,

The amount of times they shed changes due to their size and age, when they are younger they will shed quite often as they "outgrow their skin" but as they get older/bigger the amout of times they do will decrease :)

You can mist the set up every night to aid shedding or provide a humid hide which is just as good ;)

Good luck with them :D !

chanty79
06-07-2006, 12:47 PM
When mine was younger he was just about shedding once a week - started to slow down now a bit but yeah they really do shed loads when they're growing :-)..

GeckoHunter
06-07-2006, 08:58 PM
I mist the tank once or twice a week. If you happen to see that the gecko is about to shed, mist the tank then as well.
I also provide items in the tank which the gecko can rub against to aid the shedding process (rocks, logs, etc).
It is quite a fascinating process to watch!

cheers,