You are here:

Reptiles/breeding leopard geckos


recently I noticed I had a breeding pair of geckos as she started laying eggs and I also have another female in another habitat and would like to know if I can introduce the other female in the main larger habitat with the other male and female or should I move the male to her habitat ive set up an incubator and containers for babies so I would like maximize my chances of succeeding and also I was told they will eat the young but will they eat the eggs thank you !!! Jonny !! :-)

Hello Jonathan,

To keep better track of your lineage, I would introduce the male into the other female's tank so you know which eggs are which.  
How large it the other habitat, large enough for 3?  If you can keep track of the eggs from each female then that is fine.  A lot do keep a couple of females in with a male, but never two males of course.
Normally they wont eat the eggs but can kill the young, definitely.
That is great you have already set up incubators for them, too.

How old are they?



All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Tracie Kretzschmar


I can answer questions pertaining to health, UVB specifics, overall husbandry care & supplementation, analysis of blood test results, and behavioral problems & handling. I can answer questions pertaining to bearded dragons, leopard geckos, iguanas, uromastyx & ball pythons. I can answer adeno virus related questions in bearded dragons, & then specifically about the testing methods as well. I am beginning an Pogona Adeno Testing Society in 2008 which will help to begin to start some standardization within the bearded dragon colonies of the breeders who choose to test.


I have been working with bearded dragons for over 5 years now, as well as leopard geckos, too. I am currently doing rescues, as well. I hope to be able to educate people prior to them purchasing an exotic pet in order to avoid any health crisis with them.

I have a master's degree in sports medicine & physiology, & 1 year of vet tech schooling, & am currently working on a reptile certification through the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council.

©2017 All rights reserved.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]