Archive:  January, 2011

The Impact of the Environment on Successful Gecko Husbandry

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The Impact of the Environment on Successful Gecko Husbandry

Behind the curtain of captive husbandry, one gecko species thrives, while another will not. To understand the species, their environment, anatomy and biology, must further studied. All animals have species-specific needs. Some needs are minimal some are greatly complex. Some needs are obvious while others are obscure and unknown. However these needs must be met to provide health, a quality life, and comfort for captive geckos.

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Caring for Mourning Geckos (Lepidodactylus Lugubris)

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Caring for Mourning Geckos (Lepidodactylus Lugubris)

Mourning Geckos are small, parthenogenic, colony geckos. They are very active, have social hierarchies and very distinct body language and vocalizations.

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Turning Your Gecko Hobby into an Online Business

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Turning Your Gecko Hobby into an Online Business

We had kept reptiles for years. We had bred a few and had been able to sell everything we produced. It seemed like a no-brainer to turn our hobby into a real business. You know, with a name, a logo, some cards, and contact info. We thought we understood the nature of an online business. We studied other reptile related web sites and we thought, “We’re going to the next level!”

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Gecko Pairs: Similar and Different

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Gecko Pairs: Similar and Different

Geckos come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. Despite this variety, there are gecko species that seem to be very like each other, yet have evolved in different parts of the world. Novice keepers, noticing the physical similarities between these gecko pairs are often tempted to keep them in the same enclosure, which is usually a bad idea since geckos that have evolved in different parts of the world have different needs.

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