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Going on Vacation With (and Without) Your Geckos

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Going on Vacation With (and Without) Your Geckos

As much as we love our home and our pets, sometimes we just need to get away. Whether you own a single gecko or have a large, multi-species collection, plans must be in place for care and feeding of your pets while you’re gone.

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Reader’s Question Answered: Mealworms with a Twist

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Reader’s Question Answered: Mealworms with a Twist

Many people breeding their own feeders have basic questions when they begin. This reader’s question also seemed basic and straightforward until we got a few more details . . .

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New Leopard Gecko Mutation: the Marble Eye

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New Leopard Gecko Mutation: the Marble Eye

The Marble Eye is a new recessive genetic eye mutation in leopard geckos that causes the eye to have a three dimensional look. It first popped out in our Tremper (albino) sunglow line. Initially it seemed to be just an eye genetic but it is proving to have some hidden genes that we never thought would be expressed.

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The Spiritual Side of Keeping Geckos

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The Spiritual Side of Keeping Geckos

Gecko keepers have been known to discuss endlessly their many reasons for becoming involved in their hobby: intellectual curiosity, enjoyment of breeding and genetics, economic pursuits, among other reasons. This issue of Gecko Time addresses another aspect of caring for geckos that is rarely spoken about openly.

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We’ve Reached 100 Posts!

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We’ve Reached 100 Posts!

We’ve reached an enormous milestone at Gecko Time. We turned one year old in March and today we’ve reached one hundred posts!

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True Life: Being a Teen Gecko Breeder

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True Life: Being a Teen Gecko Breeder

Since I’ve been a little boy I’ve been fascinated by reptiles. When I was a kid I chased lizards, just like any other kid, but I took it a step further. Since that time I evolved into a gecko breeder keeping up to 150 geckos at a time ranging in price from $20 to $600. […]

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Gecko Housing Considerations and Resources

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Gecko Housing Considerations and Resources

Proper housing is one of the most important elements in successfully keeping geckos. Designing appropriate housing has to account for both the geckos’ needs and the needs of their keepers.

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A Primer for Planted Vivariums

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A Primer for Planted Vivariums

Now more often than ever hobbyists are choosing to build planted vivariums over traditional enclosures. The advantages of a vivarium are tremendous: there’s often much, much less upkeep, they look nicer, and generally herps prefer the extra hiding, climbing, and breeding spaces provided.

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Naultinus grayii: the Northland Green Gecko

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Naultinus grayii: the Northland Green Gecko

Naultinus geckos are a genus of gecko that I was always fascinated with but never thought that I would have the opportunity to work with. What made these secretive geckos so interesting to me was their beautiful colors and appearance, their diurnal and arboreal nature, and that they are live-bearing geckos that come from a completely different environment than most other geckos out there.

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Happy Independence Day! Geckos Native to the U.S.

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Happy Independence Day! Geckos Native to the U.S.

To celebrate US Independence Day, Gecko Time presents some information about geckos which are native to mainland United States. This does not include geckos which have been introduced from other locales. There are three genera native to the United States, two of which contain a single species and one which includes at least four species.

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