A leopard gecko cage can be a nice part of your home if you plan it thoughtfully. Assuming you already have all the basic gecko supplies, the cage deserves a little more attention if you want to build one that fits to the condition of your house.
Your cage as home deco. Buying a ready made cage sold at a pet store may provide you with both advantages and disadvantages. The advantage is that you get a ready for use cage at a reasonable price. The disadvantages may be in finding the proper spot to place it and the incompatibility with your home furnishing. It will look like a piece of a stands alone furniture that does not belong to the rest of your furniture set.
It will be fine if you wish to buy a ready made one. Many people do. But you actually have the option to design or buy a cage or multiple cages that match your home furnishing. It will cost you more, but there are people who are really after such kind of perfection. May be this is the way to express love and care to their lovely gecko. The challenge will be to find a manufacturer or a handicraftsman that can design and build one that meets your needs.
Provides ease in caring and enjoying your geckos. Geckos are considered as small reptiles which used to stay on grounds. Even if you place the lizard into a cage, you may need to bend down to care or enjoy you gecko. To make it easier for you, you can place the cage on a stand which can be set at an eye catching level. In this way, your gecko is more manageable and makes other people easier to see and enjoy your wonderful gecko.
Such stand also serves as a place to keep other gecko supplies like food, supplements, cleaning supplies and extra dishes. You can also make use of hoods that will perfectly cover the installation of electric fixtures such as lights and the heater. Attractive stands and hoods can be purchased at stores specializing in reptile enclosures
Secures safety of your geckos. The cage should be made out of safe materials and provide safety as well. Wood and glass or acrylic panels are the perfect materials for a gecko cage. Geckos are not able to climb or stick on smooth surfaces of glass or acrylic, hence preventing them to climb and escape through the top of the cage.
Keeping your gecko insides its cage is of most important. Imagine your gecko succeed to escape and accidentally stepped on by you or the other members of your family and get hurt. Wow, this is really a problem for you and your gecko. To avoid this happening, you need to secure lock all the doors and openings of the cage. There are secure lock systems for sale if you wish to put a little assurance to the safety of your gecko.
Stackable gecko cages. This is a perfect solution if you wish to care for multiple geckos. Why not just put all your geckos in one big cage? We know that geckos do not get friendly to each other very easy. It is quite often geckos are fighting each other if put together. The solution is to place them in a separate cage. If you have space problems, there are cages available that can be easily and nicely stacked up to 6 cages.
The interior of the cage, meaning all the supplies that you are going to place into the cage should match the quality of your cage. The rough decors, substrates, hiding boxes, dishes etc should be of good quality. The setting should reflect creativeness and a touch of an artistic sense.
When everything is put together perfectly, neat and clean, there will be no wonder if your geckos will appear handsome and elegant starring at you with a confident gesture. This scenery is something that you will be proud of when showing it to your friends and other gecko lovers. It is really worth to build a perfect gecko cage like that. Isn’t it?