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Nemo is currently recovering from explorative surgery, so is currently unavailable for adoption.
Nemo is a 2 year old, hypo-melanistic leopard gecko believed to be female. She was surrendered to us as her previous owner did not feel they had the time for her anymore.
She was kept in a 3ft wooden vivarium with a heat mat (but no thermostat), UVB lighting and reptile carpet. She was fed only mealworms and morio worms.
Nemo is a fussy eater and has also gained weight abnormally quickly since being with us, so has undergone explorative surgery and blood tests to determine the cause.
She is handleable and a very friendly gecko.
Lots of love and handling needed!
Nemo will need a 3ft vivarium as a minimum, to allow space to exercise and move around. An overhead heat source should be fitted with a suitable thermostat to maintain a warm-side temperature of 32-34C. The cool side should sit below 23-25C. A low-level UV bulb should be provided both for a day/night cycle and for UV – 5-7% ideally. Nemo should be fed 2-3 times per week using a range of live insect feeders, such as crickets, locusts and dubia roaches. These should be dusted with calcium and a calcium with Vitamin D3 powder alternatively.
Our care guide for leopard geckos can be found HERE.
Interested in Adoption?
If you think Nemo might be the gecko for you, please complete the Adoption Application linked below and we’ll be in touch…