African Fat Tail Geckos

African Fat Tail Gecko Reptile Store Baltimore County

Hemitheconyx caudicinctus
Distribution: Western Africa
Size: 7″-8″


Daytime: 80°F
Basking spot: 90°F
Nighttime: mid 70’s

To achieve these temperatures, we recommend using either an under-tank heat mat or a combination of heat mat and red/black light (nocturnal) heat lamp.


Juveniles should be offered food daily
Adults can be fed every 2-3 days.

Feed appropriately sized crickets (dusted with calcium powder+vitamin D3), waxworms, or mealworms (NO Superworms).  Offer as many crickets as can be consumed within 24 hours and remove any excess.


We use and recommend cage carpet or cypress mulch/potting soil mix (chemical-free).


Please call or email with questions about availability, housing, husbandry, or general care.