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    May Photo Contest Submissions

    It’s time for Gecko Time’s third photo contest! This month the photo contest is sponsored by Reptile Direct. Photo submissions will be open from April 29th till May 6th. Photos will be posted for community voting on May 13th. The photo with the most votes will will a $50 gift certificate to Reptile Direct! Reptile Direct is a reptile supply store online. Be sure to check it out for all your reptile supply needs.

    Enter the photo contest today! It’s free! More

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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. More

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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! More

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    Interview with Ron Tremper of LeopardGecko.com

    Gecko Time is proud to present an interview with the famous Ron Tremper of LeopardGecko.com. Ron was even kind enough to give us a glimpse at the blue leopard gecko! This interview can not be missed.

    Ron has been interested in reptiles since he was 6 years old collecting turtles and tortoises and later served as Curator of Reptiles at the Fresno Zoo in California. He started the Center for Reptile & Amphibian Propagation in 1981 and have pioneered such species as Argentine Horned frogs, Veiled and Panther chameleons and Leopard geckos. More

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    Photo Contest Update: March Winner & April Submissions

    Wow, did you all enjoy the March photo contest as much as I did? 19 submissions and 524 votes placed. What a hit! We plan to run this contest each month. If you enjoy it, be sure to let us know in the comments below!

    Gecko Time would like to congratulate Stefan Brech of Reptilwelt.de on winning the March photo contest!

    Stefan has won two months of premium advertising on Gecko Topsites. Stefan won with 40.0% of the votes placed in the contest. Well done! See the full results here. More

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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.” More