Archive:  July, 2009

Care and Breeding of Helmeted Geckos

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Care and Breeding of Helmeted Geckos

Over the years, I have worked with a number of terrestrial gecko species. My favorite of these is the helmeted gecko of Northern Africa. They have a very unique look and make up for their small size with a big personality.

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Interview with Leann & Gregg Christenson: Phelsuma

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Interview with Leann & Gregg Christenson: Phelsuma

Gecko Time is pleased to present an interview with Leann and Gregg Christenson of Leaping Lizards. They are keepers, breeders and tireless advocates for Day Geckos (Phelsuma).
Authors of Day Geckos in Captivity, this couple has extensive experience with Day Geckos. This is a must read interview for anyone interested in day geckos.

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Care and Feeding of Gecko Hatchlings

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Care and Feeding of Gecko Hatchlings

The long wait is over! There, in the incubator (or sometimes in the parent enclosure), is a gecko hatchling! All too often, the new breeder’s next thought is “now what?” Although the question should have been answered long before the first egg was laid, this article can serve as a general guide for how to care for gecko hatchlings and a preview for those considering becoming breeders.

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Gecko Exhibit Review: Geckos, Tails to Toepads

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Gecko Exhibit Review: Geckos, Tails to Toepads

During the recent Fourth of July holiday weekend I was privileged to attend the show Geckos, Tails to Toepads which is running at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences from May 30 to September 7.

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Do’s & Don’ts of Buying Geckos Online

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Do’s & Don’ts of Buying Geckos Online

“Should I buy off the Internet or shouldn’t I?”

The geckos look great, the price is great, but how do you know the dealer is reputable? How do you know the animals are fairly represented in the pictures on the web page?

There are a few steps you can take to insure a fair, honest transaction.

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