Gecko Pairs: Similar and Different

 /  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  January 4, 2011

Gecko Pairs: Similar and Different

Geckos come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. Despite this variety, there are gecko species that seem to be very like each other, yet have evolved in different parts of the world. Novice keepers, noticing the physical similarities between these gecko pairs are often tempted to keep them in the same enclosure, which is usually a bad idea since geckos that have evolved in different parts of the world have different needs.

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 /  Readers' Questions Answered  /  2 Comments  /  December 28, 2010

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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Taking your Gecko to the Vet: Interview with Dr. Ivan Alfonso

 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  December 21, 2010

Taking your Gecko to the Vet: Interview with Dr. Ivan Alfonso

With the vast source of information available on the internet, and so many products readily available, do I really need a herp vet for my geckos? Can’t I just go to the vet my family sees for our dogs and cats?

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Automated Reptile Misting System

 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  December 14, 2010

Automated Reptile Misting System

Automation of daily maintenance is one of the best decisions that I have ever made regarding time management. Providing for geckos that need high humidity, “rain”, or lots of water can be a real chore when you have to fill up your misting bottles daily and spend large amounts of time in front of the enclosure misting away.

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Leachies: the Big Geckos

 /  Featured Articles, Species Spotlight  /  9 Comments  /  December 7, 2010

Leachies: the Big Geckos

It seems that more and more people are falling in love with the gentle giant gecko, known as a “leachie” (Rhacodactylus leachianus). Now, leachianus geckos were never my favorite gecko, as they were always way too expensive for me to purchase for my collection, but lately, I’ve really gotten into these guys.

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Healing the Sick: A Leo’s Story

 /  Featured Articles  /  22 Comments  /  November 30, 2010

Healing the Sick: A Leo’s Story

As a leopard gecko breeder and an animal lover, one of the things that I do all the time is scan Craigslist’s pets ads for gecko posts. More often than not, I find breeders selling babies, which is all well and good by me. But every once and a while, I find that someone is trying to get rid of a sick gecko, and when I find that, I always offer myself up as a rescue.

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Breeder Basics: Reptile Rack Systems

 /  Featured Articles  /  13 Comments  /  November 23, 2010

Breeder Basics: Reptile Rack Systems

Whether you are a hobbyist or breeder, there comes a time when you consider purchasing a reptile rack system to house the growing number of animals in your collection. In this article we will discuss the pros and cons of three of the more popular reptile rack systems on the market. We will also touch on the option of building your own rack system to suit your individual needs and budget.

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Breeding Lygodactylus williamsi

 /  Featured Articles  /  7 Comments  /  November 16, 2010

Breeding Lygodactylus williamsi

As more and more people acquire Lygodactylus williamsi the desire to breed them naturally grows as well.

In my previous article, Lygodactylus williamsi, I mentioned that the majority of Lygodactylus williamsi in captivity today are wild caught. Since they are wild caught you will first need to condition them before breeding should ever take place.

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The Scoop on Poop

 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  November 9, 2010

The Scoop on Poop

I’ve at times wondered why we are so obsessed with gecko poop. They poop too much, they don’t poop enough, it’s stinky poop, it’s runny poop, it’s hard poop, babies poop more often than adults, is this poop? Then we have to clean up the poop. We even go as far, on occasion, to pick apart the poop.

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Lygodactylus williamsi

 /  Featured Articles  /  14 Comments  /  November 2, 2010

Lygodactylus williamsi

More and more hobbyists today are keeping or thinking of keeping Lygodactylus geckos in their home.

Lygodactylus is a genus of geckos with 60 species and 34 sub-species. Lygodactylus rarely exceed 4 inches. Due to this they are commonly referred to as Dwarf Geckos or Dwarf Day Geckos based on their diurnal nature.

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