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Care of Pareodura pictus

Characteristics Pareodura pictus
Characteristics Pareodura pictus (Ocelot gecko)

The Paleodura pictus or Madagascar ground geckos are a brown lizard with black spots. Some individuals may also have a white dorsal stripe. In captivity, several color phases available including amelanistic orange (yellow). Usually, the Paleodura pictus or terrestrial geckos Madagascar, reach a size ranging from 10 to 15 cm with tail including.

Feeding Pareodura pictus
Feeding Pareodura pictus (Ocelot gecko)

The Paleodura pictus or Madagascar ground geckos are insectivores and true small live prey easily accepted as crickets and mealworms. Hatchlings Paleodura small pictus or Madagascar ground geckos should be fed appropriately sized crickets dusted with a vitamin supplement.

Accommodation for Pareodura pictus
Accommodation for Pareodura pictus (Ocelot gecko)
One Paleodura pictus or Madagascar ground gecko can be kept in a terrarium of 40 liters with substrates or paper towels. To keep multiple Paleodura pictus or Madagascar ground geckos, you can use a 80 liter tank (this could hold two Paleodura pictus, but that's just a minimum, you should have a larger terrarium.