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Three to Get Ready: Rhacodactylus leachianus

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Three to Get Ready: Rhacodactylus leachianus

Rhacodactylus leachianus, the largest known gecko, fascinates many due to its sheer size, coloring and personality which ranges from the phlegmatic to the aggressive.

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Three to Get Ready: Paroedura

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Three to Get Ready: Paroedura

Although, according to wikipedia, there are 16 species in the Paroedura genus, Paroedura picta is by far the most popular to be kept in the reptile hobby, as you will see below.

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Reptile Calculator: Information and Review

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Reptile Calculator: Information and Review

With the number of new genetic mutations that have exploded for some gecko species, the question comes up more and more frequently: “What will I get if I pair up . . . “ This was a simple question to answer years ago when the genetic combinations were limited and largely restricted to recessive and dominant traits.

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Breeder Chronicles: Another Breeder Weighs In

Since our usual leopard gecko breeder, Justin, was unavailable for this month’s installment of his breeding saga, I thought I would take the opportunity to comment on my breeding successes and failures for this, my eighth season.

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Three to Get Ready: Uroplatus

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Three to Get Ready: Uroplatus

Our second installment of Three to Get Ready focuses on the genus Uroplatus, commonly called the “Leaf Tail Gecko”. As you will see, Uroplatus geckos seem to stir up intense devotion in those who choose to keep them, as they are not easy to care for.

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Three to Get Ready: Coleonyx

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Three to Get Ready: Coleonyx

Introducing our new monthly Gecko Time feature –Three to Get Ready. Every month, a different herp species will be profiled by three experienced keepers. While a detailed caresheet is always useful, individuals’ personal experiences and their delight in working with a particular species can do even more to convey what it’s really like to care for them. It can also motivate others to take on a new type of gecko.

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A Potpourri of Readers’ Questions Answered

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A Potpourri of Readers’ Questions Answered

We asked readers to submit questions for this week’s Readers’ Questions Answered and received quite a variety of responses. We’ve also received some good answers from gecko experts. We hope this is helpful and educational.

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How to Become a “Gecko Expert”

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How to Become a “Gecko Expert”

The world of gecko-related information, mostly internet based, is one of questions and answers, arguments and opinions. As people become more familiar with this world, they come to realize that there are those who mostly ask questions and others who mostly answer them.

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

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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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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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