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Crested Geckos (Correlophus ciliatus) Care Guide (and other New Caledonian geckos)

Crested Geckos (Correlophus ciliatus) Care Guide (and other New Caledonian geckos)



Crested Geckos (Correlophus ciliatus)

This general care guide applies to other New Caledonian species such as Rhacodactylus and Eurydactylodes spp., with minor adjustments to enclosure size and feeding schedules.


  • Terrarium (18x18x24 for one or larger)
  • Substrate (repti safe organic soil mixture, Arcadia Earthpro or reptisoil)
  • Heating (If your room is frequently <70’F) 75-85’ max
  • UVB recommended, Arcadia 2.4% Shade Dweller
  • Mister (hand pump or automated Monsoon or Mistking)
  • Food (powdered diet (less frequent with D3 if using uvb) and insects)
  • Food and water arboreal magnet dish
  • Plants and decorations (Isopods and live plants for bioactive vivariums)
  • Your new gecko! 
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