/  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  March 14, 2017

How to Sell Your Geckos Revisited

In 2010 I wrote an article How to Sell Your Geckos in order to provide suggestions about venues for selling as well as recommendations for how sellers should approach the whole concept of selling an animal to someone as a pet. The contents of the article are still relevant, but the information needs to be updated due to two relatively recent developments: the increase in gecko breeders and the explosion of social media options.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  February 21, 2017

Crested Gecko Wild Caught “Pure Bloodlines”

The New Caledonian crested gecko or eyelash gecko (Correlophus ciliatus) is a species of gecko native to southern New Caledonia. This species was thought extinct until it was rediscovered on an private expedition by Robert Seipp and Friedrich Wilhelm Henkle in 1994. Though the export of wild crested geckos is now prohibited, biologists like Robert and Henkle exported several specimens for study before New Caledonia stopped issuing permits to export the species. From these specimens, different breeding lines were established both in Europe and the United States.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  February 14, 2017

Gecko Time Wants to Know: Crested Geckos

Crested geckos have been available in the hobby, not to mention in the annals of herpetologists, for slightly more than 20 years. Almost since they were introduced, crested geckos have exploded in popularity due to how easy it is to care for and breed them. Here is what three respected crested gecko breeders have to say about crested gecko genetics, breeding, housing and sales.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  January 24, 2017

Interview with Robert Coral of Lugarti Reptile Supplies

Gecko Time feels it is important to publicize new gecko related products and ideas, whether they come from individual hobbyists or professionals. Accordingly, we have interviewed Robert Coral, the originator of Lugarti, a new line of reptile-related supplies.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  January 17, 2017

Gecko Time Wants to Know: Leopard Geckos

This is the first in a new monthly series at Gecko Time. Thinking well beyond the basic care issues for popular gecko species, Gecko Time is interested in hearing from established breeders about more advanced topics such as market trends, issues unique to the particular species and long term breeding considerations. Each month, Gecko Time will put three questions to established breeders of a gecko species to get their thoughts on these issues.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  December 20, 2016

Winter Feeding: Crested Gecko Diet Trials

Owning a decent-sized collection of crested geckos (Correlophus ciliatus) means that there is often a need to change up the types of food offered, especially during the colder winter months, when they may experience a short brumation period. As a result of the colder temperatures, there is usually a notable decline in the amount of food consumed overnight. This lack of appetite inspired me to try out some alternate food sources in an attempt to get them eating a normal amount again.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  December 13, 2016

DartGeckos and the Gecko Scene in Portugal

Hello everyone, this will be my first article for Gecko Time. My name is Gonçalo Pereira and I am the owner of the DartGeckos project, from Portugal. DartGeckos is a hobby that I have had since 2010 when I bought my first leopard gecko, a High Yellow morph.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  December 6, 2016

Interview with John Lehmann of MorphMarket

Gecko Time recently had the opportunity to interview John Lehmann, the founder of a new online sales platform that originally featured snakes but has now begun expanding to include geckos.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  4 Comments  /  October 25, 2016

Noir Désir – The New Recessive Trait with Leopard Geckos

It all started in 2013 when I was frantically looking for a nice tangerine male to improve my tangerine line. Despite knowing a lot of world known breeders I hadn’t found what I was looking for and my dearest friend and partner Lydie Verger -Didiegecko Aft, kindly offered me one of her hatchlings, a really nice looking Mandarin Tangerine male named Noir Désir (meaning Black Desire in French). This male hatched out of superb looking Mandarin Tangerine pairing with practically full Carrot Tails. It was very visible that this male, Noir Désir, had the same qualities as its parents but a different, much darker overall look.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  October 18, 2016

Crested Hermaphrodite

I have had my two crested geckos since late 2011. I purchased them locally from a small reptile store. The owner had bred them himself and had all of the juveniles housed together. He said they had hatched around May 19th.

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