I will have to look them up.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths/number/ratiosrev2.shtml Loquats 1 : 2 Jackfruit 1:1.1 I, personally, would not keep Phelsuma on a primarily fruit diet.

I really don’t like the idea of feeding live food so… thank you xx What do I need to know about Geckos? They can very rarely eat vegetables, but it is not recommended. Ca:P ratios are a common concern among reptile enthusiasts, small mammal keepers, and horse breeders who strive to keep their animals healthy. I think your friend might need to take his to the vet. Crested geckos need a good calcium-to-phosphorus ratio and sadly most fruits have a bad ratio. That means it is sick, maybe from respitory issues. Sapodilla/Chicozapote++ (peel removed): 1.7:1 Generally they are in milligrams per kilogram. Feed them Repashy CGD every day, and only offer fruits as a treat. Just because a fruit has a low Ca:P ratio does not make it a “bad” fruit, you just need to feed it less frequently, in small amounts or in combination with fruits higher in calcium. Learn and share knowledge about these wondrously unique animals. Good luck! It's got everything they need, and is much more nutritious than anything you could make on your own. Required fields are marked *, You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

, Complete Systems If this is your first visit, be sure to Sweetsop/Sugar Apple(1) 1 : 1.4 All content Copyright Pangea Reptile LLC 2007. You can use an online calculator with the amounts as a ratiio (.11 : .85) to get the percentage as well: http://www.miniwebtool.com/ratio-to-percentage-calculator/ There is only 13% of the Calcium amount as there is of the Phosphorus amount – so a lot less calcium! Cherimoya 1 : 2

No, leopard geckos won’t eat any fruit or veg. Apparently it is a type which eats some sort of mashed up fruit from a pet shop. Are you feeding a complete crested gecko diet? For example, mix papaya and figs with bananas or peaches.

Hello, my cousin has a Gecko that he doesn’t want anymore and I would like to take it but I don’t know anything about them? This page was generated at 04:59 AM. The most popular plant-based foods given by crested gecko keepers tend to be a wide range of different fruits, however some crested geckos will also accept vegetable-based foods. The most common species kept as pets include crested and day geckos. Longans 1 : 25, ++Saponin content, must be naturally ripened, seeded and peeled All times are GMT-5.

Give them a decently hot hot spot, have a small water bowl, and some terrain for them to climb on/hide in. Roselle (hibiscus) fruit: 5.8:1 Good luck! Tamarind 1 : 1.7

Citrus fruits like lemons and oranges do not seem palatable to Rhacodactylus/New Caledonian Giant Geckos, and they seem to avoid it. While some leopard geckos might try some types of fruit, such as bananas or strawberries, it doesn’t mean that you have to feed your leopard gecko fruit and veg. Other species, like leopard and African fat-tailed are exclusively insectivorous. Surinam Cherry 1 : 1.25 (because I can feed them crested gecko diet, and only give crickets as treats when I get the chance). Although leopard geckos can eat fruits if readily available, it will not be beneficial to their body. There isn’t a lot of research that has been done about whether gargoyle geckos can eat vegetables or not. Leopard geckos are known as insectivores and they cannot eat fruits or vegetables. Crickets can eat a variety of fruit and vegetables in order to provide your Leopard Gecko with extra nutritional value (but avoid acidic fruit and veg, as well as spinach and broccoli). One way to identify the amount of calcium compared to phosphorus with a percentage. If she’s active, eating and pooping there is likely nothing wrong with her. Feel free to calculate and sort in whichever way makes it easier for you! And thank you for the info. Crested geckos eat fruit and insects in the wild. Most foods contain a lot more phosphorus than calcium, so you’ll be finding generally very uneven numbers, sometimes very small units as in 0.11mg of Calcium to 0.85mg of Phosphorus. Each type of gecko requires its own care, so you’ll really want to know what species you have! I just use it plain, but you could mix it with some pureed berries or mango or they really seem to like papaya. I might have given some to more types of reptiles but it's hard to remember because I deal with so many. Kumquat 2.3:1 However, most pet geckos are primarily insectivorous, meaning they eat insects and other creepy crawlies. I feel like I’ve tried everything, higher humidity, lower humidity, more food, less food, more insects less fruit, less insects more fruit, higher temperature, lower temperature.

Jujube: 1:1.1 Any recommendations would be great, thank you.

Appropriate fruits for crested geckos and other fruit eating reptiles are fruits that are high in calcium and low in phosphorus. Parts & Accessories, http://www.pangeareptile.com/forums/showpost.php?p=313796&postcount=21, http://www.iguanaden.org/diet/calphosfruit.htm, http://luckyyou-gliders.webs.com/nutrition, http://www.miniwebtool.com/ratio-to-percentage-calculator/, http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/ratios.php, http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths/number/ratiosrev2.shtml, http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0073374695/881834/Chapte03.pdf, Crested Gecko Feeding Emergency (Sort of) - Gecko Resource Forums. Day geckos have been observed steeling pollen pellets directly from foraging bees (Clemencet et al. Most need a balance of insects and fruit. Sapote (Pouteria)/Canistel/Eggfruit++: 1.4:1

In captivity, you can feed your leopard geckos with a varied diet of commercially available insects like crickets, roaches, mealworms, etc. http://www.iguanaden.org/diet/calphosfruit.htm It's got everything they need, and is much more nutritious than anything you could make on your own. I have read a few articles saying they can have it but I've never tried in in fear of upsetting their stomachs. So try to find the hard numbers. Does anyone know what sort that could be?

That’s very important for long term health. Leopard geckos will not eat fruits or vegetables of any kind. They wouldn’t typically eat vegetables in the wild and so it is best to keep it is as a rare treat. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. They love apples and applesauce. Nutritional content will vary due to region, season, and soil type of where the fruit is grown. Pomegranate 1 : 3.3 Many food labels, unfortunately, don’t provide the exact amounts but refer to the item as a percentage of a whole. Pawpaw(1): 1.3:1 http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0073374695/881834/Chapte03.pdf, Pingback: Crested Gecko Feeding Emergency (Sort of) - Gecko Resource Forums. These are known as Frugivorous species; and enjoy fruits such as grapes, apples and apricots. Fruits are not good for leopard geckos due to a high sugar and acid content. There are many geckos that can eat fruit, it shouldn’t be their main diet though. But as long time reptile owners, nobody recommends you feed leopard geckos fruits. The most common omnivore in world of captive geckos is the crested gecko. I’ve even tried calcium powder. Unlike bearded dragons and green iguanas, leopard geckos do not eat fruit and vegetables. When I do the descending charts, I go from using P as the 1 when calcium is the smaller amount, and P as the 1 as calcium becomes the larger amount. Basically, you want to divide each number by the left or right number, depending on what side you want to be “1”. Hi, I have an Eyelash crested geck that I have had for four years. Use a nutrition reference tool or database to find out the total amounts of each mineral. However, in captivity fruit should only be given in moderation as you can do a lot wrong as a beginner. For example, figs, dates, cactus fruits and citrus are high in overall calcium as well as having a good Ca:P ratio. The one below is easy, you put in the current ratio on the left side and a “1” in either the left or the right fill-in area. She has been healthy and has had a nice bright orange color for as long as I have had her, but for the past while (well over a month ago) she has become pale. Interesting looking critter, but can not seem to find a care sheet for them. The following fruits are acceptable for most frugivorous geckos: Berries such as raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. check out the. Golden geckos will often eat fruit as well. That's really crazy that a gecko would throw up after eating. So, can geckos eat fruit? However, you may have noticed most charts list them as a 1:n or a n:1 ratio to define the ratio in comparison to either calcium or phosphorus as the “1”, where n is the other mineral in comparison to 1.

No citrus. Soursop (seeded)(1) 1 : 2