Should I leave my Crested Gecko tank on the floor?

Yes, it’s okay, but I generally don’t recommend leaving a Crested Gecko tank on the floor.

Why not?

Well, Crested Geckos like to climb. They feel most comfortable up high, not down low.

Here’s the breakdown:

  1. Comfort and Safety: Crested geckos feel comfortable up high and like to have a vantage point over everything. A tank on the floor may typically cause stress and make them less willing to be handled.
  2. Temperature and Humidity: This is the main issue! Putting the tank on the floor can make it colder and more humid than the gecko needs. Cold air sinks, so lower down in the room might be too chilly for them. You’ve got to keep an eye on the temperature and humidity regularly to make sure they’re just right.

On the other hand, there is also a risk of insects getting into the tank easily.

However, if you still want to keep the tank on the floor, make sure to sprinkle some food-grade stuff called diatomaceous earth around the tank to keep pests away.

And the super important thing is “keep the floor clean and bug-free”.

Hope this helps…

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