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Gekko smithii

Smith's Green Eyed Gecko

Scientific Name: Gekko smithii

Best substrate for a Smith's Green Eyed Gecko Gekko smithii ReptiChip

What Makes ReptiChip The Best Smith's Green-eyed Gecko Bedding


Smith's Green-eyed Geckos (Gekko smithii) are captivating reptiles native to various Southeast Asian countries. These geckos are named for their distinctive bright green eyes, which add to their allure and uniqueness. Beyond their eye-catching appearance, Smith's Green-eyed Geckos exhibit fascinating behaviors and adaptations. They are primarily arboreal, meaning they spend much of their time in trees and bushes, where they hunt for insects and seek refuge from predators. Their agile climbing abilities and specialized toe pads enable them to navigate vertical surfaces with ease, allowing them to access different levels of their forest habitat. Additionally, Smith's Green-eyed Geckos are nocturnal, meaning they are most active during the night when they emerge to hunt for prey. This behavior helps them avoid predators and take advantage of cooler temperatures and reduced competition for food.

In addition to their arboreal lifestyle and nocturnal habits, Smith's Green-eyed Geckos also possess remarkable regenerative abilities. Like many gecko species, they can voluntarily shed their tails as a defense mechanism—a behavior known as autotomy. When threatened, they detach their tails, which wriggle and distract predators while the gecko makes its escape. The lost tail will eventually regenerate over time, although the new tail may not be as perfect or identical to the original. This unique adaptation not only aids in their survival but also underscores their incredible ability to regenerate lost body parts—an ability that continues to fascinate scientists and researchers studying these remarkable reptiles.

Why ReptiChip?


ReptiChip is made by smith’s green eyed gecko lovers, for smith’s green eyed gecko lovers. It’s what the pros use, and it’s what you can use, too.

Our product line includes BabiChip, RediChip, ReptiChunk, MicroChip, and more, so you can be sure to find the perfect smith’s green eyed gecko bedding for your pet.

Ready to switch to the ultimate smith’s green eyed gecko bedding? Check out ReptiChip today.

Not Convinced?

Common Smith's Green-eyed Gecko Reptichip Questions

ReptiChip provides an ideal environment for your smith’s green eyed gecko by balancing cleanliness, comfort, and humidity. It's excellent for moisture retention, which is crucial for the well-being of many reptiles and amphibians. The substrate is also low in sodium and potassium, reducing the risk of mineral buildup that could harm your smith’s green eyed gecko.

Absolutely! While ReptiChip offers premium quality, it's priced affordably to be consumer-friendly. The substrate's durability and ease of maintenance also mean that you'll need to replace it less frequently, making it a cost-effective long-term choice for your smith’s green eyed gecko.

ReptiChip is known for its low tannin content, which means it won't stain your enclosure or your smith’s green eyed gecko. It's also excellent at odor absorption, keeping your living space fresh. This makes it one of the easiest substrates to maintain, allowing you more quality time with your smith’s green eyed gecko.