Popular Reptile Incubation Temperatures

Crested Geckos Hatchling on HatchRite™

Crested Geckos Hatchling on HatchRite™

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crested Geckos (Correlophus ciliatus)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
74-78° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
42-56 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 10 eggs
Large container – 40 eggs

-Miscellaneous egg information/tips –

-Average clutch size – 2 eggs

 

Leopard Geckos (Eublepharis macularius)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
82-84° F (° C)

-Time to hatch –
42-56 days

-Pointers for temperature sex determined species –
Eggs incubated at 80° F will results in females.
Eggs incubated around 87° F will result in half males, half females.
Eggs incubated at 90° F will result in mostly males.

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 10 eggs
Large container – 40 eggs

-Miscellaneous egg information/tips –
-Temperatures can also affect the color of albino morphs. Higher temperatures = brighter colors. Cooler temperatures = darker colors.

-Average clutch size – 2 eggs

 

Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
81-83° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
68-80 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 10 eggs
Large container – 30 eggs

-Miscellaneous egg information/tips –

-Average clutch size – 15-25 eggs

 

Veiled Chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
82-84 F (° C)

-Time to hatch
165-175 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 15 eggs
Large container – 50 eggs

-Miscellaneous egg information/tips –

Average clutch size – 40-90 eggs

 

Colubrid Species (Corn Snakes, King Snakes, Milk Snakes, and Others)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
81-83° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
69-79 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container

Small container – Not recommended
Large container – 10-30 eggs depending on species. Very large clutches may need to be
Separated into multiple containers.

-Miscellaneous egg information/tips –

-Average clutch size -12-30 eggs

 

Fat Tail Geckos (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus)

-Recommended incubation temperatures

83-85° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
55-70 days

-Pointers for temperature sex determined species
88-89° F ( -° C) produces more males
xx – xx F (x – x C) produces more females

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 15 eggs
Large container – 40 eggs

 

Small Species of Pythons (Spotted, Children’s, and Others)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
88-90° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
55-65 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small chamber – Not recommended
Large Chamber – 10-20 eggs depending on species. Very large clutches may need to be
Separated into multiple containers.

 

Miscellaneous Small Lizards (Longtail Lizards, Anoles, House Geckos, and Others)

-Recommended incubation temperatures
80-85° F (° C)

-Time to hatch
28-42 days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container – 30 eggs
Large container – 50-75 eggs

Put the individual animals here?:

Longtail Lizards – days
Green, Brown, and Knight Anoles – days
Day Geckos – days
House and Mediterranean Geckos – days
Knob-tailed Geckos – days

 

Miscellaneous Medium Lizards (Water Dragons, Mountain Horned Lizards, Dwarf Monitor Species, and Others)

-Recommended incubation temperatures

Water Dragons – 84-86° F (° C)
Mountain Horneds – 70-75°F ( ° C)
Dwarf Monitors – F (C)

-Time to hatch
Water Dragons – 60 days
Mountain Horned – 169-175 days
Dwarf Monitors – days

-Maximum number of eggs per container
Small container 10 eggs
Large container – 20-40 eggs

1 Comment

  1. HatchRite on February 28, 2017 at 9:32 am

    Some great information here on incubating some of the most popular reptiles.



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