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Three to Get Ready: Eublepharis macularius

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Three to Get Ready: Eublepharis macularius

Eublepharis macularius, commonly known as leopard geckos are one of the classic “starter geckos”. How many of us kept leopard geckos as our first reptile? How many of us have “moved on” to more challenging species? For some of us, though, leopard geckos remain our passion and prime interest.

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Multi Species Enclosures Comments

Since “controversy” is explicitly about difference of opinion, it’s no surprise that the responses to our first “Prose and Controversies” (multi-species enclosures) are all over the map. Responses range from “no, no, no” to “it works for me”.

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Three to Get Ready: Stenodactylus

Reptile enthusiasts who are interested in small geckos, will enjoy this installment of Three to Get Ready about the genus Stenodactylus, a tiny gecko originating in North Africa and the Middle East.

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Prose and Controversies: Multi-Species Enclosures

This week Gecko Time introduces a new monthly interactive feature called “Prose and Controversies”. Here’s how it works: Each column will feature an issue that has been controversial for gecko keepers. We will attempt to briefly explore as many aspects of the controversy as possible. At the end of the article is a submission box where we encourage you to send us your thoughts and ideas about this topic.

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Three to Get Ready: Phelsuma grandis

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Three to Get Ready: Phelsuma grandis

Gecko Time nearly always publishes on Tuesday and this Tuesday happens to be Christmas Day, an important holiday for many (though not all) readers. What better way to mark the occasion than to devote this month’s Three to Get Ready to the popular red and green gecko, Phelsuma grandis (get it?)

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The Gecko Who Wouldn’t Quit

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The Gecko Who Wouldn’t Quit

As a small scale breeder, I count on the winter months to provide some much needed down-time from producing and caring for baby geckos.  Usually my last baby hatches some time in October (I breed leopard geckos, African fat tail geckos, gargoyle geckos and Coleonyx).  The first eggs tend to appear in February and the […]

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Three to Get Ready: Strophurus

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Three to Get Ready: Strophurus

Strophurus are a 16-species genus of gecko found in Australia, also known commonly as “tail squirters” or “spiny tailed” geckos.  They are a small gecko, usually about 3-5 inches long, whose character traits and relative ease of care, as you’ll see below, make it surprising that they are not kept by more hobbyists.  As usual, […]

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Three To Get Ready: African Fat Tail Gecko

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Three To Get Ready: African Fat Tail Gecko

African Fat Tail geckos (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus) are exploding in popularity due to their ease of care, laid back temperament and the recent development of many colorful and desirable morphs.

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The Making of Geckcessories

Around the turn of the millenium I emerged from the fog of caring for young children (including a set of twins) and realized that once again I had the time and energy to pursue interests of my own. To my surprise, the two obsessions that have taken up my leisure time since then have been reptile breeding and ceramics. Who knew?

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Three to Get Ready: Oedura

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Three to Get Ready: Oedura

This month, Three to Get Ready moves off the beaten path of gecko keeping to explore the Australian genus Oedura, commonly known as the “velvet gecko” which can no longer be exported.

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