Category Archives: Husbandry

Eggs, eggs… EVERYWHERE

This is the row in the incubator devoted to female leopard geckos. See one that just hatched?

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Aru Green Tree Python – Copulation on 7/25/11

My male Aru shed yesterday and there was a little thunderstorm in the afternoon so I dropped him in the female’s cage last night.

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First “TSM” (temperature sexed male) Leopard Gecko hatches

I was able to set up a second incubator once Phil Patton lent me his – so I set his incubator up at 81F for females and cranked my incubator to 90F for males. The first one hatched on July … Continue reading

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Action last night and cuddling this morning.

I thawed out some rats last night to feed some snakes and my big Aru male uncharacteristically refused to eat. Since we had some heavy storms yesterday I thought it might have put him in the mood so I placed … Continue reading

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Feeding response snake-bite

Snakes, in general and in my experience, always (ALWAYS) bite harder & more ferociously when they are attacking prey than in defense. Case in point is this bite on my right hand I received after offering a thawed rat to … Continue reading

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Leopard Gecko laying eggs

I caught this girl before she could bury her eggs this morning.

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Great Memorial Day Weekend –

Went snake hunting with Ryan Travis, picked up an incubator from Phil Patton, set up a new cage for my Ackie Monitors, repainted the boys Red Ryder Wagon, checked out the new Chipotle with the family (Garrett loves it), took … Continue reading

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Incubator

Phil is letting me use his incubator for the next 3 1/2 years since he is moving to Germany. I got it yesterday and set it up. Wow – better than any store-bought styrofoam incubator I’ve ever had. See the … Continue reading

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Now it’s 22

Now I am really wondering what I am going to do by the end of the summer. I sliced my snake collection down to about 25 snakes only and made no real effort to breed anything due to the time … Continue reading

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Leopard Gecko Eggs

16 eggs (fertile) so far in 2011. The Gecko Egg Organizer is pretty neat… and handy!

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