Archive:  May, 2010

Homeopathic Remedies for Geckos

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Homeopathic Remedies for Geckos

One topic that comes up occasionally in gecko circles (and other pet circles as well), is: when and how can “home remedy treatments” be given to our pets? While each owner ultimately must decide for themselves; there are some things that can be done at home, others that never should be done at home, and some that might be done under veterinarian supervision only.

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“My Gecko Will Not Eat” Part 2

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“My Gecko Will Not Eat” Part 2

In a previous article (http://www.geckotime.com/my-gecko-is-not-eating/ ) I described common situations, including illness, life cycle and stress, that result in geckos not eating and provided suggestions for how to deal with each case. This article addresses an even more frustrating situation: the gecko who doesn’t seem to belong to any of the categories above but continues to refuse to eat, sometimes for months.

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DIY: Incubator from a Compact Refrigerator

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DIY: Incubator from a Compact Refrigerator

This article is an example of how an incubator can be simply made by using an inoperable compact refrigerator. It is by no means the only method. I highly recommend using a good quality thermostat as opposed to a rheostat for your temperature controller.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Acclimating New Geckos

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Acclimating New Geckos

This month’s Readers’ Questions focus on aspects of helping a recently acquired or young gecko settle in to its new environment. Although some of the details may be specific to the species in question, there are many general principles that will apply to any new reptile acquisition.

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