Archive:  November, 2013

Three to get Ready: Rhacodactylus

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Three to get Ready: Rhacodactylus

Rhacodactylus geckos have taken a real hit in the past year. Stripped of the Crested and Sarasinorum Geckos (who are now in the genus Correlophus) as well as the Chahouha (now considered to be part of the Mniarogekko genus), what remains are the R. leachianus (discussed in the August 2012 installment of Three to Get Ready), R. auriculatus and R. trachycephalus.

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Breeding Feeders in Situ

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Breeding Feeders in Situ

For many of us, the bugs and worms we use to feed our geckos can be considered to be almost like a second “business” what with purchasing them, housing and feeding them, and trying to keep them from escaping during the transfer from their own habitat to the geckos’. Wouldn’t it be great if we could just produce our feeders right in the geckos’ cages?

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Prose and Controversies: Wild Type or Designers?

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Prose and Controversies: Wild Type or Designers?

Gecko keepers have many reasons for breeding. Two of the most common ones are: increasing the population of species that are endangered in the wild, and creating new and unusual colors and patterns for a particular species.

These goals can, and do, co-exist. However, proponents of each type may feel that the other’s goals are detrimental to the species.

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Supplying Feeders to Alaska

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Supplying Feeders to Alaska

Having a feeder shop to meet the demands of the ever expanding reptile trade is not a cakewalk nor is it for those who like a lot of sleep. When we prepare to order our inventory, there is no one place to get: waxworms, hornworms, silkworms, calci-worms, phoenix worms, crickets in all sizes, or even live mice in all sizes as well as frozen ones. Just about every food item comes from a place that specializes in that food item alone.

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