How I TAME and HANDLE my Leopard Gecko

Today we’re talking about how I tame and handle my leopard gecko, plus some tips for those of you who are trying to tame your own geckos. It’s all about conditioning, and the goal is to get the gecko used to you and associate you with good things.

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50 Comments

  1. khaden herrick on December 2, 2021 at 5:50 pm

    My leo hides in his rock all day and only comes out when I’m sleeping what do I do ps he is a baby

  2. Katherine on December 2, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    Cooooool channel!!!!!

  3. Coolguy08 on December 2, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    Whenever I hold my *child* she always runs up my arm and I’m afraid she’s going to go in my back and I won’t be able to get her off. Any tips?

  4. Coco Fun on December 2, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    Can you giv them a bath in the morning

  5. Lego Creator on December 2, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    Can u make a vid on tami g cuz this is not really taming stuff 🐺

  6. BananaCowPlaz on December 2, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    I need some help.. I have a 4 month old leopard gecko. I Was walk up to him and he wont get spooked. That’s also the problem. He is not at all scared of me. When I got to the stage of putting the hand in the tank, I get bite every single time. He just wants to murder my hand. What should I do?

  7. Randomly selected on December 2, 2021 at 6:03 pm

    Should I get a leopard gekko or a turtle lol

  8. CHADDERZ 01 on December 2, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    I’ll be picking up mine on Tuesday morning it has an orange colour so I’ll be calling him reppy

  9. Dan Cooke on December 2, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Some one please help my leapord gecko is always in his hide and NEVER comes out aim worried pls help

  10. Banana Sirup on December 2, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Im getting my first leo soon and im naming it nicki minaj😀😩

  11. Coco Fun on December 2, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    Did you make this vid in the evening

  12. Kendall Williams on December 2, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    So Before when I first got my gecko The handling part was fine and when my gecko gets skittish it kinda makes me jump you know and once my gecko was chilling on my hand and it kinda looked like she was freaking out and i jumped a little and she had fell not far from the ground but now she doesn’t really trust my hand I think anymore because she used to climb right into my hand but I don’t know what to do

  13. Mariela Alvarez on December 2, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    i got my gecko a couple days ago she was rlly skiddish the first day but the 2nd day she let me pick her up and pet her and now ive been handling her for a little bit a day waiting for her to get more comfortable, she hides a lot still but shes comfortable eating from the tongs!

  14. Hayden Erickson's Kaden Chronicles on December 2, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    My Gecko Eri likes to sit on my head and crawl up my face and along my shoulders and back. There has been a few times I’ve pissed her off and rightfully she has bitten me in spite… so I try my hardest not to stress her out

  15. RED GAMING on December 2, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    thanks

  16. Rhiana Hoffman on December 2, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    thanks for this I have a gecko and I really needed some tips

  17. Dragon Squad on December 2, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    My gecko on the third day he came up to me.

  18. Laila Bowdoin on December 2, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    I want that gecko lol

  19. Katya Vienna on December 2, 2021 at 6:12 pm

    This video is amazing!🤗🤗

  20. starryhalo on December 2, 2021 at 6:13 pm

    how do I prevent the heating of from burning my desk ? I’m gonna get a gecko but am afraid the heating pad will make my desk burn or possibly start a fire

  21. tabora _ on December 2, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    what morph is Kuzon!?!?! I’ve been DESPERATELY trying to determine my geckos morph, she’s the same pale yellow, but with straight black eyes and a very light pattern on her tail. anyone able to help? her owner before me didnt know either

  22. Imran Ali on December 2, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    I have a cat and is there anything I should avoid?

  23. JoHannah Wiggins on December 2, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    So I’m going to get a leopard gecko that’s already an adult that was surrendered. I can tell that she was handled that much but she’s semi okay with it. I’m still nervous that she’s scared though. (I work at the store I’m getting her from and try to feed her and get her comfortable when I can)

  24. I don’t know on December 2, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    One tip I have is make sure your hands aren’t too cold! Leopard geckos like belly heat so if your hands are too cold could scare them

  25. Rayla the moon shadow elf on December 2, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    Wtf he just bit me im done mothering

  26. Brooklyn Tailor French on December 2, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Can I like sleep with gloves to get my scent on it and then try it?

  27. The Man With The Crystal Eyes on December 2, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    I rescued my leopard gecko from a pet shop. He was so scared he would dart back in his hide as soon as someone entered the room, now when anyone comes in he darts out and looks around. It’s not impossible to tame a scared gecko no matter how poorly someone kept them before <3

  28. Paul Collier on December 2, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Can you do a vid about how to take a pet cookie because my pet cookie keeps scratching

  29. TheDeetyBoi on December 2, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    Can you teach your leopard gecko not to poop on you.

  30. Life Sux on December 2, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    I think I messed up- I was told that I only had to wait a few days-

  31. Leo Kop on December 2, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    Cuteeee

  32. Keanna Boo on December 2, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    Can you tame a 6 month old leopard gecko? Or is it to old

  33. Doom Toons on December 2, 2021 at 6:34 pm

    Will the Leopard Geckos enjoy your company/hanging out with you if they’re warmed up to it? Or are they not really sentimental like us…?

  34. fearnet2011 on December 2, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    Tried to pet my baby leopard gecko and it snapped at me…..

  35. Imran Ali on December 2, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    How much does leopard geckos go for?

  36. Kristina on December 2, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    Hoi! Lol sorry I hate commenting ugh 🤪😞😵‍💫

  37. Getmos e gott on December 2, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    So I made sure that she is comfortable in her new home and then i wanted her to get used to me so i did the hand trick but she bit me instead lol. Well that’s okey <:

  38. autism mom on December 2, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    My girl sleeps on me is that normal

  39. Quiet Breezie on December 2, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Thank u so much 4 this information…I just purchased one today👍🏾

  40. rockie l on December 2, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Love your vids

  41. Roul on December 2, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    I got mine just today. She’s really cute and pretty skittish. I was going to try to handle her tomorrow, but I think I’ll hold off a week or two.

  42. Honeybee on December 2, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    Kuzon from atla? I got one recently names Zuko 🙂

  43. Shoto Todoroki on December 2, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    Today I grabbed my gecko for the second time and he just walked around my hands but it was surprising when he wanted to climb on my shirt for the first time, my only fear was him falling but he was so cute. He doesn’t like to be pet tho☺️ I like ur vid!

  44. Cassidy krotz on December 2, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    I wake up to my leopard gecko just staring at me

  45. RYZO on December 2, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    Couzon is the best name I’ve heard. I named mine Yoshi but just found out it’s a girl so I might change her name I don’t know

  46. GmanIsTaken on December 2, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    What do you use for substrate,I have babies on paper towel,what is best?

  47. Amythist Ava on December 2, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    Random box elder bug flies at me out of nowhere: *throws my food at it and runs screamingg*
    Me: i want a leopard gecko
    My sister: you feed them bugs..
    Me: i know i can handle it
    Gets leopard gecko and struggles to feed: 😳😳
    My sister: dont look at me i aint doing it
    Me: *holds in my scream while feeding it then jumps when he strikes at the tongs to grab it*

  48. Liam Johnston on December 2, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    House sitting with a leopard gecko. I love little Wave. He just sits on my shoulder.

  49. Skya..! on December 2, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    I did it wrong I wasn’t patient enough it was also kinda my dad’s fault because he let me hold my gecko the day after and now watching this video I feel really bad like I’ve done it wrong 😔

  50. ButterflyMilk on December 2, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    My gecko is pretty chill with being next to my hand, she also licks my fingertips at times. She’s also fine when she moves near my hand and her body tpuches my hand but when i actually try to pick her up she gets spooked and runs a few steps away. She calms down pretty quickly as well but i think she hates me 🙁

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