Archive:  January, 2012

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Manchester Reptile Show: The Vendors Speak

There has been a certain amount of unease in the reptile-keeping community about the increasing difficulty of selling reptiles. Many people attribute this to the market being flooded as the number of new breeders grows, the tough economic times or the levelling off of new reptile enthusiasts. Gecko Time decided to find out what’s going on from the vendors themselves at the recent Reptile Expo in Manchester NH on January 29.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Geckos “Misbehaving”

This month’s Readers’ Questions focus on gecko behaviors that are worrisome to their keepers. They will be answered by Aliza, one of Gecko Time’s co-editors.

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Breeder Chronicles: January Update

Last month I wrote about the 1.3 group that I just received. Unfortunately it turned out to be a 0.4 group so I now have 8 females and 1 male which isn’t very helpful. My plans to create a Dreamsickle are on hold until I can find a Nova or Mack Snow RAPTOR male to match with the Mack Snow RAPTOR females.

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Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Jeff Galewood Jr.: the White & Yellows

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Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Jeff Galewood Jr.: the White & Yellows

The first thing that is clear when talking with Jeff is that he has in-depth knowledge of, and passion for, gecko genetics. My mission for this interview was to pick his brain covering JMG Reptiles’ results in breeding the White & Yellow (W & Y) morph.

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Halmahera Gecko Care

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Halmahera Gecko Care

Halmahera giant geckos (Gehyra marginata), sometimes erroneously referred to as “vorax geckos,” are large, arboreal geckos from the island of Halmahera in Indonesia. They are one of the largest species of gecko, attaining a total length of approximately 11 inches (30 cm), similar in size and shape to the tokay gecko (Gekko gecko), but often faster and much less aggressive.

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