Crested Geckos are low-maintenance pets and are very well-suited for novice lizard keepers. They get their name from the fringed crest that begins over their eyes (almost resembling eyelashes) and runs down their necks and backs.
Other Animal Facts
Comes in a large variety of colors and patterns
Need a temperature gradient of 72-80°F (daytime), and 65-75°F (nighttime)
Crested Geckos are generally docile pets, though they may become skittish from time to time.
Eats a commercial diet supplemented with crickets and other prey insects.
Can house multiple geckos in a 20-gallon terrarium (as long as there is no more than one male). Need lots of plants / branches for climbing.
Size & Lifespan
Adults are 7-9 inches in length. Can live 10-20 years.