Crested Gecko

UVB Lighting – What, Why, How? Part 1 – Snakes and Nocturnal Species

UVB lighting is something that has advanced more than anyone could have imagined over the last few years. The basic information that reptile keepers had was used well, but it’s now obvious that this is outdated, and though often repeated through to new hobbyists, is more often than not incorrect these days.There are many aspects of lighting that we have learnt more information about, and ca...

Meet Swell Pets: Sandy the Crested Gecko

meet swell pets sandy the crested gecko

Meet Sandy, Swell reptiles’ human-loving and attention seeking crested gecko!Profile Name: SandySuborder: Gecko (Gekkota)Species: Crested Gecko (Correlophus Ciliatus)Colour: Beige/OliveMarkings: Yellow patched on back, brown and beige tailHatched: 22/02/14As far as Crested Geckos go, Sandy loves being handled more than most and this is partly down to the special bo...

New gecko discovered

A new gecko species has been discovered in Vietnam and China.At the moment the gecko has the name of its discoverers so is going by the unwieldy title of "Gekko Adleri Nguyen, Wang, Yang, Lehmann, Le, Ziegler & Bonkowski 2013."Adleri gecko (for short) has a heady and body length of around 7.5cm and a tail length of around 8.3cm. Its body is greyish brown or dark grey with four stripes on h...