Archive:  January, 2015

Two Decades as a Gecko Breeder

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Two Decades as a Gecko Breeder

There is plenty of information available today about how to keep and breed geckos.  With forums, articles, books, radio programs, social networking, and online resources, just about anybody can become a gecko keeper or even a breeder.  Whether you are inclined to be a hobbyist, serious collector, or aspire to become a legitimate business, it […]

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Selling Rare Geckos

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Selling Rare Geckos

An important consideration for prospective gecko breeders is whether they’ll be able to sell the geckos they produce. Gecko Time was curious about how successful breeders of the less common gecko species are in selling their hatchlings since they often require more specialized care than the more commonly available species such as leopard geckos. We started with the assumption that “rare” geckos would be harder to sell since the number of prospective buyers would be lower and presumably the cost of each gecko would be higher. We admit to being quite surprised at the general consensus among breeders of rare geckos as to their success in selling.

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An Odyssey of the Creation of a Unique Vivarium

Some kids might ask for video games for Christmas, some a bike, but I’m not like those kids. For Christmas I asked for some kind of display case that I could turn in the my crested gecko’s habitat, and that is exactly what I got: an old display case from a local museum.

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Two Passions Merged:  Veterinarian and Reptile Hobbyist

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Two Passions Merged: Veterinarian and Reptile Hobbyist

Growing up I always had a love of all animals. I especially had a big interest in exotics, mostly reptiles. I was fascinated by the variety of species out there and learned more and more about them as I grew older. I kept many species including various geckos, lizards, turtles, tortoises and amphibians. It was always a goal of mine to learn as much as I could about these amazing animals and provide the best care I could for them. Along the way many of these animals bred for me, most without me even trying. That generated a further interest and advancements in my hobby. Also, ever since I was a child it was a lifelong dream of mine to become a veterinarian.

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