Monthly Archives: March 2014

Workshop at my office = new cages

I am building three more Tokay cages using the available workshop in the basement of my office. One hour a day at lunch — should be done in a week or so. Today I cut down the pine boards for … Continue reading

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Tokay cage all set up

I finished the Tokay cage yesterday. Since I am using low grade pine and cedar for the frame, including the door frame, it is always a challenge when I get to the door. None of the wood is perfectly straight. … Continue reading

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New Tokay cage –

I started making a second Tokay cage last weekend so I can pair up my third pair of Tokays. I will finish the cage today. I had to make a trip to Lowes last night for some 1.75″ x .75″ … Continue reading

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Tokay Gecko, female no. 3

This is an exceptionally dark female. I noticed how dark she is yesterday and decided to check on her tonight to see her in her “light” night time colors. Still pretty dark. I am about to move her to a … Continue reading

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Cribos

I have two pairs of Cribos – both are the Yellowtail subspecies from South America. One pair is from Guyana and the second pair is from Suriname. Below is a picture of my female from Suriname –     And … Continue reading

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Green Tree Python – one of my first babies

This snake is from the 1st clutch I hatched in May 2012. I have not sexed him / her yet but will soon. Pic from this afternoon – And a pic from early June 2012 –

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Self-sufficiency – Gecko style

I have 17 geckos (11 Phelsuma standingi and 6 Tokays). Going to the pet store twice a week at $14 each visit for crickets got old, FAST. So — I spent $82 for 3,000 superworms, delivered, about one month ago. … Continue reading

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Female Phelsuma standingi – pair #1

My female from the pair #1 is looking nice and plump. Eggs.. c’mon! You can do it. Gimme some eggs!

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Framed out another Tokay Gecko cage

I cut down some rough, un-planed cedar boards and then turned the strips on their sides and put them back through my table saw to make them all uniform. I’ll buy a sheet of plywood this week to install the … Continue reading

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Big Girl… settling in.

My female Tokay from Pair No. 1 is settling in comfortably in her new enclosure. I have never before seen her in full view in the day time – and I have had her for about a year. She must … Continue reading

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