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Three to Get Ready: Goniurosaurus

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Three to Get Ready: Goniurosaurus

Goniurosurus also known as “cave geckos” are a small, terrestrial gecko native to China, Japan and Vietnam. With their bright colors (which I think makes them look like psychedelic leopard geckos) and red eyes, they are striking to look at and tempting to own.

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A Tale of Two Comment Opportunities

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A Tale of Two Comment Opportunities

Periodically, Gecko Time offers the opportunity to people to respond to an article and have their thoughts published. We do this every other month, when we present a common reptile “controversy” and invite readers to submit comments that will be published the next month. We also occasionally ask readers to share photographs or ideas which we then publish as an article.

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Three to Get Ready: Pachydactylus

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Three to Get Ready: Pachydactylus

Pachydactylus, known commonly as “thick toed geckos” are small, arboreal geckos native to southern Africa, extending into eastern Africa. Many of them live in extreme habitats and, as you’ll read below, the genus includes a very wide range of body types and habits.

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2013: What are Your Editors Up To?

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2013: What are Your Editors Up To?

It should be no surprise that the Gecko Time editors are more involved with geckos than just editing our publication. For the first time in 2 years –since Matt moved up to the Boston area from Georgia– we present to you the faces behind the blog, or, What We’re Up To In The Reptile (and Amphibian) World.

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Prose and Controversies: Individual or Group Housing?

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Prose and Controversies: Individual or Group Housing?

Housing is one of the most crucial basic issues to consider when keeping geckos. That’s why most of our Prose and Controversies installments to date have been about housing (Glass or Racks, Housing Multi-species Enclosures). This month we consider the question of whether geckos should be housed individually or in groups.

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The Gecko Keepers’ Guide to Using Craigslist

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The Gecko Keepers’ Guide to Using Craigslist

Craigslist is an international “online community” that functions primarily as a “buy sell trade” classifieds list but also as a forum, source for dates, and employment listing, among other things.  More information about Craigslist can be found through their FAQ . I have used Craigslist successfully for a  variety of gecko related sales and purchases […]

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Three to Get Ready: Crested Gecko

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Three to Get Ready: Crested Gecko

Rediscovered nearly 20 years ago, renamed about a year ago (genus designation changed from “Rhacodactylus” to the original 1866 designation of “Correlophus”), the Crested Gecko has surged in popularity in all its various colors –though most of them look kinda brown to me. One theme that runs throughout the accounts of the three gecko experts below is the attractive look and feel of these wonderful creatures. Enjoy!

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“Culling” Comments

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“Culling” Comments

We did not get many responses to the “Pros and Controversies” article about culling. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to hear from those who favor culling for genetic reasons. Readers are welcome to continue the discussion by using the comment section at the end of the article.

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Three to Get Ready: Tokay (Gekko gecko)

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Three to Get Ready: Tokay (Gekko gecko)

The Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko): feared by those who value their fingers, coveted and relentlessly peddled by Asian gecko hunters, beloved by keepers who want a large, brightly colored gecko. It will be clear from the information provided by the three Tokay keepers below how much they enjoy these active, occasionally aggressive reptiles.

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Prose and Controversies: Culling

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Prose and Controversies: Culling

In the gecko breeding world, “culling” refers to “putting down” or killing undesirable specimens. All breeders recognize that some geckos hatch with undesirable traits. The question is, when to eliminate these geckos and how to do it.

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