Why is My Crested gecko not Sticking to Glass

The primary reason for this might be ‘Shedding

Geckos often lose their stickiness before shedding their skin.

This is a natural process and nothing to worry about. Once they shed, their grip should return to normal.

Here’s an easy to to identify this: Look at the grip carefully. If you notice cloudy skin or white patches, your gecko is probably about to shed.

But there are other reasons too:

  • The temperature and humidity levels might not be right.
  • Your gecko might be sick.
  • It could be lacking in Calcium/Vitamin D3.

On the other hand, if you’ve recently cleaned the glass with a product that leaves residue, it could affect your gecko’s ability to stick to it.

So what’s the solution?

First, if it’s for shedding, increase the humidity level and be patient, but if it’s for illness, immediately consult a vet.

If none of these reasons fit, make sure to rinse the glass thoroughly with water again.

Maybe some residue from cleaning is still there, stopping your gecko from sticking.

Hope this helps…

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