How to Tell if Your Crested Gecko is Underweight or Skinny

An underweight crested gecko can have a slim body and legs, visible ribs and hip bones, no rounding of the belly, and loss of appetite.

There are many possible causes for this condition, such as dehydration, parasites, incorrect temperatures, stress, impaction, or poor diet.

In this post, we will discuss how to tell if your crested gecko is underweight, what are the common causes and solutions, and how to help your crested gecko gain weight and stay healthy.

What’s the Healthy Weight Range?

Just like us humans, there’s a weight range that’s considered healthy for crested geckos. Generally speaking, adult crested geckos should weigh between 35 to 50 grams (1.20-1.76 oun