Breeder Chronicles: Incubator

 /  Featured Articles  /  1 Comment  /  February 14, 2012

Breeder Chronicles: Incubator

The incubator is set up and ready to go for the new season and I should have eggs from my Super Hypo female Shiny sometime in the next two weeks. I’m still working on getting either a Mack RAPTOR or Nova male but I’m sure I can find one before the breeding season is over so I won’t stress about it.

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Leopard Gecko Pro: A Review of Ron Tremper’s New App

 /  Featured Articles  /  9 Comments  /  February 7, 2012

Leopard Gecko Pro: A Review of Ron Tremper’s New App

Ron Tremper, who could rightfully be called one of the “fathers” of leopard gecko selective breeding, has recently launched a new app (for iphone and android) called “Leopard Gecko Pro”. This new app is one of a series of leopard gecko morph, gecko care and snake care apps that he has released. I was unable to resist this app and its $9.95 price tag which includes a “lifetime” of free updates in a field that is constantly evolving.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  4 Comments  /  January 31, 2012

Manchester Reptile Show: The Vendors Speak

There has been a certain amount of unease in the reptile-keeping community about the increasing difficulty of selling reptiles. Many people attribute this to the market being flooded as the number of new breeders grows, the tough economic times or the levelling off of new reptile enthusiasts. Gecko Time decided to find out what’s going on from the vendors themselves at the recent Reptile Expo in Manchester NH on January 29.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  January 24, 2012

Readers’ Questions Answered: Geckos “Misbehaving”

This month’s Readers’ Questions focus on gecko behaviors that are worrisome to their keepers. They will be answered by Aliza, one of Gecko Time’s co-editors.

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 /  Featured Articles  /  3 Comments  /  January 17, 2012

Breeder Chronicles: January Update

Last month I wrote about the 1.3 group that I just received. Unfortunately it turned out to be a 0.4 group so I now have 8 females and 1 male which isn’t very helpful. My plans to create a Dreamsickle are on hold until I can find a Nova or Mack Snow RAPTOR male to match with the Mack Snow RAPTOR females.

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Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Jeff Galewood Jr.: the White & Yellows

 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  January 10, 2012

Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Jeff Galewood Jr.: the White & Yellows

The first thing that is clear when talking with Jeff is that he has in-depth knowledge of, and passion for, gecko genetics. My mission for this interview was to pick his brain covering JMG Reptiles’ results in breeding the White & Yellow (W & Y) morph.

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Halmahera Gecko Care

 /  Featured Articles  /  13 Comments  /  January 3, 2012

Halmahera Gecko Care

Halmahera giant geckos (Gehyra marginata), sometimes erroneously referred to as “vorax geckos,” are large, arboreal geckos from the island of Halmahera in Indonesia. They are one of the largest species of gecko, attaining a total length of approximately 11 inches (30 cm), similar in size and shape to the tokay gecko (Gekko gecko), but often faster and much less aggressive.

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How I Got Rid of Grain Mites

 /  Featured Articles  /  67 Comments  /  December 27, 2011

How I Got Rid of Grain Mites

There is that awful moment for those of us who keep our feeders (meal worms, crickets, superworms, etc.) in gutload grain bedding when we realize that the bedding has been infested with grain mites (Acarus siro). Although the grain mites themselves aren’t particularly harmful to feeders, geckos or humans beyond possibly causing a mild, itchy, allergic reaction, they’re nearly impossible to get rid of without discarding the bedding and, inevitably, the feeders it houses.

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Breeder Chronicles: Upgrades

 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  December 20, 2011

Breeder Chronicles: Upgrades

If you have read any of my two previous articles you’ll know that one of my main changes for this upcoming season is to acquire some new genetics to hatch some more sought after morphs.

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Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Albey Scholl: the Halloween Mask Trait

 /  Featured Articles  /  2 Comments  /  December 13, 2011

Shannon’s “Quickie Interview” with Albey Scholl: the Halloween Mask Trait

With this issue, Gecko Time introduces a new feature: brief interviews, conducted and produced by Shannon Hiatt. Gecko Time’s previous interviews were published in standard interview form with alternating quotes from the interviewer and the person being interviewed. Shannon, who has already written several interesting articles for Gecko Time, presents this interview as a narrative, combining his very readable style with the content he has acquired through direct contact with his subject.

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