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7 Must Read Gecko Books

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7 Must Read Gecko Books

The holidays are approaching and herp-minded people are searching for gifts for their herp-loving friends. While living gifts are always appreciated, reference books also have a long shelf- life and can be invaluable to reptile keepers at all levels.

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Breeder Interview:  Anthony Caponetto of ACReptiles.com

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Breeder Interview: Anthony Caponetto of ACReptiles.com

This month, Gecko Time spoke with Anthony Caponetto of AC Reptiles, a leading breeder of crested geckos and more. He had a lot to say about his current activities and future plans.

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Sela: A Story of a Special Needs Gecko

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Sela: A Story of a Special Needs Gecko

There is debate within the reptile community about how to proceed when a gecko is born with defects that make life possible, if not “normal”. Some breeders prefer to cull these hatchlings in the interest of reducing the chances that a genetic anomaly will be passed on. Others feel that any creature which can live without pain should be cared for . This is the story of a “special” gecko who seems to have enriched the lives of those around her.

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A&M Geckos says Goodbye to Leopard Geckos

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A&M Geckos says Goodbye to Leopard Geckos

In a stunning development, Alberto Candolini of A&M Geckos has recently decided to sell the leopard gecko part of his business. Alberto agreed to speak to Gecko Time about his decision and his plans for the future.

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Become an Author: Write for Gecko Time

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Become an Author: Write for Gecko Time

Is there something you want to say about geckos? Would you like to be published online?

Gecko Time is looking for articles about any aspect of the gecko hobby. Since March of 2009, we have been publishing articles 1-2 times a week which are being read by gecko enthusiasts around the world.

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My Gecko is Not Eating: Why and How to Fix it

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My Gecko is Not Eating: Why and How to Fix it

Failure to eat, or a reduction in eating habits in a gecko is not really a problem in and of itself, but a symptom of either an illness or a natural situation. Since most keepers consider regular feeding to be a sign of good health, it is disconcerting when a gecko doesn’t eat. Most of the time, a gecko does not eat well due to illness, stress or life cycle events.

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Small Breeder Interview: Cory VanHoose of CSM Gecko

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Small Breeder Interview: Cory VanHoose of CSM Gecko

This interview is the first installment of a new series of interviews being conducted by Cory from CSM Gecko. This new series of interviews is going to be done on New and Upcoming Breeders, as well as some Small Low Level Breeders that may not exactly be new.

CSM Gecko is a Leopard Gecko Breeder and Supplies Online Store that Cory operates in every aspect.

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Care and Feeding of Gecko Hatchlings

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Care and Feeding of Gecko Hatchlings

The long wait is over! There, in the incubator (or sometimes in the parent enclosure), is a gecko hatchling! All too often, the new breeder’s next thought is “now what?” Although the question should have been answered long before the first egg was laid, this article can serve as a general guide for how to care for gecko hatchlings and a preview for those considering becoming breeders.

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Gecko Exhibit Review: Geckos, Tails to Toepads

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Gecko Exhibit Review: Geckos, Tails to Toepads

During the recent Fourth of July holiday weekend I was privileged to attend the show Geckos, Tails to Toepads which is running at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences from May 30 to September 7.

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How to Vend at your first Reptile Show

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How to Vend at your first Reptile Show

For a new breeder, vending at a reptile show can be an important step in the process of becoming an expert. Vending at a show is an easy way to sell multiple reptiles in one day and also an opportunity to be perceived as a knowledgeable member of the herp community. A successful and enjoyable experience at a show depends on knowledge of what to expect and a good amount of advance preparation.

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