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The Effect of the Economy on Gecko Breeders

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The Effect of the Economy on Gecko Breeders

The world community has felt the hard hit of the economy. So have gecko breeders. In this guest post we discuss how the economy has affected breeders, retail stores, and how you can save money while keeping the geckos you love.

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Guide to Breeding Leopard Geckos on a Small Scale

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Guide to Breeding Leopard Geckos on a Small Scale

Breeding leopard geckos is relatively easy and rewarding. There are so many exciting images on the internet of gorgeous and unique animals that many of us get bitten by the breeding bug. We may dream of producing beautiful specimens and even of developing our own lines. Few of us, however, have the time, space and money that it takes to succeed at this level. In order to develop a unique line of high quality animals, a breeder must have access to a large collection which needs to be continually upgraded. He or she must be able to house and feed breeders and hatchlings, and also must have a market to sell both the expensive morphs and the less unusual ones that will result.

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11 Forums for Gecko Lovers

The internet is a valuable source of information about many related herp subjects, from care and husbandry to available reptiles. For many gecko enthusiasts, the reptile-specific forums and chats have become quite addictive. What follows are ten of the most popular and active gecko forums that exist today on the internet. Register and enjoy!

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Breeding Superworms: A guide to raising and breeding superworms

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Breeding Superworms: A guide to raising and breeding superworms

In today’s economy we are all searching for ways to save money. Breeding your own feeders is one of the best ways. For the past several years I’ve been breeding superworms for all my geckos. It’s a fairly simple process and with some time and patience you can raise your own feeders.

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April Photo Contest Winner & Site Updates

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April Photo Contest Winner & Site Updates

Congratulations to Heather Shutt, the winner of the April Photo Contest! We are pleased to report we had 329 voters and 31 great entries. The photos in this contest really were great! I am glad I am not in charge of picking the winner.

Heather will receive a roach colony from BuyDubia.com. Thank you very much to Buy Dubia for sponsoring the April photo contest!

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Stopping the Non-Native Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, H.R. 669

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Stopping the Non-Native Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, H.R. 669

On April 23, 2009, the United States Congress will be conducting a hearing and voting on proposed legislature introduced by the Non-Native Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, H.R. 669. This bill must not pass, and we must take action ASAP.

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New Gecko Discovered! Cat snow leopard gecko

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New Gecko Discovered! Cat snow leopard gecko

We are excited to announce to the world the discovery of a brand new leopard gecko morph!

A breeder has just reported to Gecko Time that they have hatched the first ever Cat snow leopard gecko. They are calling it the snow leopard. The breeder had the following to say, “When its head first poked through the shell, I thought I was seeing something from another planet! … I knew I accidentally left that rack tub open last month, but I thought my cat, fluffy, was sterile.”

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10 Feeder Breeders Compared

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10 Feeder Breeders Compared

Gecko keepers are always on the lookout for good deals on feeders to offer their prized pets. Today we have a comparison of 10 breeders that can all be found online. We have given the price for 1,000 crickets, 1,000 mealworms, and their shipping costs when available. I hope this resource will help save you all time when looking for where to buy your next feeders.

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March Gecko Photo Contest

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March Gecko Photo Contest

Gecko Time is pleased to announce it’s first photo contest! The gecko world thrives on photos. They make us smile, they inspire us, and sometimes even help us sell a gecko. We thought the community would enjoy getting a chance to show off their best shot!

The winner will receive 1,000 mealworms delivered to your door or two months of advertising on Gecko Topsites!

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