Archive:  August, 2010

Gecko Housing Considerations and Resources

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Gecko Housing Considerations and Resources

Proper housing is one of the most important elements in successfully keeping geckos. Designing appropriate housing has to account for both the geckos’ needs and the needs of their keepers.

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A Primer for Planted Vivariums

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A Primer for Planted Vivariums

Now more often than ever hobbyists are choosing to build planted vivariums over traditional enclosures. The advantages of a vivarium are tremendous: there’s often much, much less upkeep, they look nicer, and generally herps prefer the extra hiding, climbing, and breeding spaces provided.

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Sticking to the Outside of the Box: Four Oddball Gecko Species

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Sticking to the Outside of the Box: Four Oddball Gecko Species

Geckos are the most varied group of lizard species on the planet. They inhabit every continent except Antarctica, eat a variety of foods from fruit flies to small birds, live in environments that range from desolate deserts to lush rainforests, and have even, in some species, capitalized on humans’ influence and moved into cities and suburbs around the world.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Selling Geckos, Sick Breeder

We are in the midst of breeding season, which brings up questions about breeders and pricing. Although we all hope for the best, there can be difficulties in both departments:

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Pet-Tech Photo Contest Winner

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Pet-Tech Photo Contest Winner

We’re pleased to announce the winner of the Pet-Tech Photo Contest. With 279 votes the photo “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” won with just 10% more of the votes!

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Naultinus grayii: the Northland Green Gecko

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Naultinus grayii: the Northland Green Gecko

Naultinus geckos are a genus of gecko that I was always fascinated with but never thought that I would have the opportunity to work with. What made these secretive geckos so interesting to me was their beautiful colors and appearance, their diurnal and arboreal nature, and that they are live-bearing geckos that come from a completely different environment than most other geckos out there.

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