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Review: Reptiles Magazine

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Review: Reptiles Magazine

Reptiles Magazine is a monthly publication available at newsstands and by subscription. I have to admit that I get a little excited when I see the new issue in my mailbox. I read every issue cover to cover and keep them all to reference when needed.

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Gecko Time Answers Readers’ Questions

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Gecko Time Answers Readers’ Questions

Gecko Time has always been about those who love geckos. Recently we’ve seen a rise in questions from our readers, and we love it. As readers have sent questions we had a brilliant idea.

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Housing Leopard Geckos on Sand: The Great Debate

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Housing Leopard Geckos on Sand: The Great Debate

Whether it be a fine-particle sand or calcium-based, sand is a common substrate that is sold for leopard geckos and other desert reptiles. The mentality behind it is that because leopard geckos are native to deserts, they should be housed on sand, but most deserts are not filled with loose sand.

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How to Sell Your Geckos

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How to Sell Your Geckos

The market is flooded for many gecko species, the economy is not at its best, yet more and more people are eager to try breeding their pets. Despite this grim scenario, it is possible to sell geckos.

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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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Gecko Time understands why people enjoy keeping geckos. Run by Aliza Azart, our content ranges from in depth breeder interviews to species spotlights in which we highlight different geckos and deliver detailed care guides and articles.

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