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A Lesson in Reptile Anesthesia

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A Lesson in Reptile Anesthesia

Veterinarians and veterinary technicians are often compared to pediatricians because our patients, like many of theirs, can’t tell us what is wrong. It takes a lot of education and long hours before we learn to recognize most of the things that can make your little critter sick. Even then it is a tough job.

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Find an Escaped Gecko

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Find an Escaped Gecko

Your Gecko Escaped, Huh?
Keeping positive about finding him/her is a must. Think about it like this: you do not have to find a lost gecko, simply find its hiding place. They can go a good while without food and water. Most are found quickly but I’ve heard of one appearing eight months later.

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Upcoming Breeder Interview:  Aliza Arzt from Geckcessories

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Upcoming Breeder Interview: Aliza Arzt from Geckcessories

This month, Gecko Time spoke to Aliza Arzt of Geckcessories. Aliza is a small scale breeder who also happens to be one of the editors of this publication.

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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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Evolving Tastes: Managing a Diverse Collection

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Evolving Tastes: Managing a Diverse Collection

[ad#250] Keeping reptiles as a hobby began out of a necessity and developed into a passion. I’ve always had an interest in animals, but it wasn’t until my sophomore year in college that I actually started to keep reptiles. At the time, I was studying to become a mechanical engineer and I needed an outlet […]

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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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Photography Basics: Taking photos & Editing in Photoshop

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Photography Basics: Taking photos & Editing in Photoshop

Taking interesting, clear photos of any living, moving creature is a combination of skill, technique and proper equipment. This article will provide some general tips for taking a good, clear photo of your gecko and editing out some of the more distracting background elements.

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Drive Traffic to Your Gecko Site

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Drive Traffic to Your Gecko Site

[ad#blue-links] When I tell people that I run a gecko blog they often respond the same way. “A gecko blog, huh? People care about them enough to read about them on a regular basis?” We’re in a small niche, it is true. Gecko breeders and enthusiasts are spread out across the world. It is not […]

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5 Tips for Shipping Geckos

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5 Tips for Shipping Geckos

Need to ship a gecko? This is something that is done regularly in our industry. Sometimes it’s the only way to safely and effectively get a gecko to its new home. It can be stressful not only on the gecko but the shipper, especially if it’s your first few times shipping. These 5 tips to better shipping will point out some things you might not think about as a new shipper.

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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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