Leopard gecko are reptiles that are quite popular to be brought home as pets, and the morph types of geckos are the most favorite ones. If you are interested in purchasing one or some of them, make sure you read this article first, because we will give you some information about the most popular types of leopard gecko morphs and how to choose them.
Types of leopard gecko morphs
There are so many types of leopard gecko morphs that you can find in pet markets. Here, we will give you some lists of the most popular types of geckos which are not only beautiful but also very unique in their own ways.
The typical spots of this leopard gecko blend and form unique pinstripes (lines) on the gecko’s body.
This type of gecko does completely lack of patterns, and the colors range from pure white to grey with yellow highlights, sometimes.
High Color Leopard Geckos usually have vibrant albino colors with some spots on their tails and heads.
Snow and Super Snow
Sometimes called as Mack Snow, this type of gecko shows its beauty of black and white combination on its body with a little hint of orange or yellow tones. The super snow has more solid black spots than the regular one.
This gecko does not have any spots or tones on its body. However, instead of red, the gecko has normal color of eyes.
The characteristic of this type of morph is the presents of splotches when it is a baby. The splotches will fade when it grows up.
The giant and super giant leopard geckos can grow at least to 110 grams.
This type of morph looks pretty stunning with its typical bright orange color.
How to choose leopard gecko
If you are interested in purchasing a leopard gecko for the first time, make sure that the one that you buy is the right and healthy leopard gecko. The following tips will guide you how to choose the right and healthy gecko so you will not regret the decision to purchase it.
First, observe the tail. You should make sure that the tail is fat and plump and look rounded. Second, examine any signs of disease. The healthy gecko will have clear eyes, clean nose and mouth. Third, observe the face. Make sure that there is no goop or wound (e.g.: burn, scratch, bite marks) around the gecko’s eyes. The gecko should also able to close its mouth properly. Not only face, but you should also observe the toes. The leopard gecko should have all five toes, and make sure that they are swell free. The next step is to look at its feces, if any. The feces color is normally dark with a little bit white fibres. The last thing to consider is the gecko’s body. Make sure that it has no large bump on its body. The healthy body of leopard gecko should be smooth and in line.