Additional Resources

Further Reading

Crested Gecko — Advancing Husbandry — (Facebook) Excellent Facebook group dedicated to promoting higher standards of crested gecko care than what is promoted in most groups. If you have a crested gecko, this is the must-join community. Make sure to read the files, stick to the rules, and be polite!

Fringe Morphs — Helpful crested gecko morph guide. Great whether you need help with identifying yours or deciding on a favorite.

Geckos Unlimited — (Forum) Great community of knowledgeable gecko people. If you have questions that ReptiFiles doesn’t answer, give these guys a try. Reading through past threads is also an excellent way to do additional research on your new pet.

Moon Valley Reptiles — Everything you could possibly want to know about crested geckos, right here.

Pangea Reptile — Explanation of the metabolic relationship between calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D3.


Relevant Scientific Papers

Aparicio Ramirez, Andrea, et al. “Thermoregulation and Thermal Performance of Crested Geckos (Correlophus Ciliatus) Suggest an Extended Optimality Hypothesis for the Evolution of Thermoregulatory Set‐points.” Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology, no. 1, Wiley, June 2020, pp. 86–95. Crossref, doi:10.1002/jez.2388.

Keep reading:

  1. Introduction to Crested Geckos
  2. Shopping List
  3. Terrarium Size Guidelines
  4. Substrate Options
  5. Optimal Temperatures & Humidity
  6. Terrarium Decorating Ideas
  7. Food
  8. Handling Tips
  9. Health & Illnesses
  10. Additional Resources (YOU ARE HERE)