The striking Gold Dust Day Gecko is one of the most beautiful species of gecko you will ever find. It gets its name from the golden dust-like speckling found across its body. Coming in a range of sizes, from two to four inches, this gecko has an unmistakable charm that is sure to draw attention to any terrarium it inhabits.
The Gold Dust Day Gecko is known for its brilliant golden coloration. Its golden brown scales have a yellowish tint that is complemented by its pale yellow dewlap. Some geckos may also have some slight pink undertones on the lower parts of their bodies. These colors make the Gold Dust Day Gecko stand out from other species, and its unique appearance will add a beautiful splash of color to any vivarium.
The Gold Dust Day Gecko is relatively docile and is considered a great pet for those looking for a pet that is easy to take care of. It is an arboreal species, which means it loves to climb. They enjoy hiding in the foliage and it is important that the terrarium provides plenty of climbing materials and a tall cage with vines and bark for the gecko to hide. As long as the cage is kept clean and the temperatures stay between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, they will do well in captivity.
Feeding the Gold Dust Day Gecko is relatively easy as they enjoy a variety of insects. The staple of their diet consists mainly of small crickets, worms, mealworms and other invertebrates. They can also be given the occasional soft-bodied insect like waxworms and silkworms. Furthermore, they can also be provided leafy greens and fruits to snack on.
The Gold Dust Day Gecko is an easy to care for pet that is sure to bring any terrarium to life. With its bright and vibrant colors, it will be sure to draw attention and provide a beautiful contrast of colors. It is docile, easy to feed and requires a relatively simple terrarium setup, making it a great choice of pet for beginners.