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Readers’ Questions Answered: Leos and Leachies

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Leos and Leachies

Here are two questions about two different geckos, both of whom happen to have names starting with “L”. As you will see, in one case the respondants are in agreement and in the other there is some difference of opinion.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Creature Behavior

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Creature Behavior

The creatures we have under our care, whether they are feeders or pets, can mystify us with their behavior as we strive to understand them and provide the appropriate conditions for them to thrive.

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Readers’ Non-Questions “Answered”

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Readers’ Non-Questions “Answered”

Our April Readers’ Questions have been answered! Take a peak at the results.

Question 1: I have been doing a lot of research about substrates and am having a hard time finding the correct one.  First I tried repti-carpet, but none of the colors went with my décor.  I tried switching to newspaper and  paper towel, but they both rip every time anyone walks through.  Then I read the article in Gecko Time about bio-active substrate.  I went to the woods with my dump truck, got the sand at Home Depot and made up a batch.  I installed it in the whole house, but we’re tracking it all over the place. What else can I do?

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Husbandry Issues

No matter how many caresheets we read, when it comes to a specific situation with one of our animals, we don’t always know what to do. Sometimes adjustments are possible, sometimes it is too late . . .

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Selling Geckos, Sick Breeder

We are in the midst of breeding season, which brings up questions about breeders and pricing. Although we all hope for the best, there can be difficulties in both departments:

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Mites and Golden Geckos

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Mites and Golden Geckos

This month readers have asked questions about issues that require immediate action. We have tried to forward the responses to those who asked the questions as soon as we received them, and we reproduce them here for the purpose of educating and informing.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Cresties, Breeding

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Cresties, Breeding

As crested geckos become more popular, questions about their husbandry arise more often. Feeding and housing are basic concerns and both are addressed in this month’s Readers’ Questions. We have also including a question about breeding, as we approach the middle of the breeding season for many species.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Acclimating New Geckos

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Acclimating New Geckos

This month’s Readers’ Questions focus on aspects of helping a recently acquired or young gecko settle in to its new environment. Although some of the details may be specific to the species in question, there are many general principles that will apply to any new reptile acquisition.

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Mixing Species and Shedding

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Readers’ Questions Answered: Mixing Species and Shedding

This week, Gecko Time addresses two commonly asked and important questions about gecko husbandry. Please keep those questions coming by submitting them on the Contact page.

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