Reptile Species

African Banded Velvet gecko

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Species Name

  • African Banded Velvet gecko

Latin Name

  • Homopholis faciata

Family

  • Gekkoninae

Origin

  • Africa

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • tropical

Temperature

  • 85 degrees F

Minimum House Size

  • 10 gallon

Lighting

  • low

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 4-6"

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • Carnivore

Aggressiveness

  • high

Temperament

  • experienced handlers only

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • intermediate

Size-Small

  • 2-3"

Size-Medium

  • 3-5"

Size-Large

  • 5-6"