Leopard Gecko Male vs Female?

Is it better to have a male or female leopard gecko?

Male leopard geckos live longer with proper care, have less health related issues, and their behaviors are more stable. Female leopard geckos can be housed together in groups given similar size/temperament, larger tanks, and more hides. In general leopard geckos get more docile as they get older.

Is there a difference between male and female leopard geckos?

Female leopard geckos do have femoral pores, but they are very small and are more difficult to see than those of the males. Female leopard geckos lack the hemipenile bump that the males have and is often the best way to spot whether your gecko is male or female.

Is it better to have 1 or 2 leopard geckos?

Leopard geckos generally prefer to live alone. If a male and female leopard gecko are kept together, their natural instinct is to breed. When two male leopard geckos are kept together, their natural instinct is to fight.

Are female leopard geckos more aggressive?

The gender of the lizards doesn’t matter. Female leopard geckos will display territorial behavior as swiftly as the males. Age isn’t a factor either, both young and old will fight, though the young ones tend to be a bit more aggressive. … Leopard geckos are cute, but they can hurt each other.