Reptile Species

African Clawed Burrowing Gecko

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Species Name

  • African Clawed Burrowing Gecko

Latin Name

  • Holodactylus africanus

Family

  • Gekkonidae

Origin

  • Tanzania

Care

  • difficult

Environment

  • desert

Temperature

  • 80 F

Minimum House Size

  • 10 gal

Lighting

  • low

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 4"

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • carnivore

Temperament

  • child safe

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • intermediate

Size-Medium

  • 2-3"

Size-Large

  • 3-4"