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Beginner’s Corner: Stress and Your Tokay Gecko

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by JE

Stress is a condition brought by several factors that is often overlooked by most Tokay gecko owners. A newly acquired gecko that is not doing well in its new environment is more likely to feel stressed. As a new Tokay gecko owner, it is very important for you to determine the things that cause stress to your pet. It is also equally important to know the common signs of stress and how to deal with them. This article will help you become a better and responsible Tokay gecko owner.


Reputable Tokay Gecko Breeders

Posted on: August 28th, 2013 by JE 1 Comment

To begin with, it is encouraged and highly recommended to make your fist gecko purchase from Tokay gecko breeders. But, you need to make sure that they are not just some ordinary gecko breeders in town. This is very important if you want to buy a healthy and quality Tokay gecko. Reputable gecko breeders are highly experienced and are very knowledgeable about Tokay gecko care, unlike most pet shops and ordinary gecko breeders who are profit driven and are less likely to care if the Tokay gecko they are selling are healthy or not.


Culling Tokay Geckos

Posted on: August 27th, 2013 by JE

“To cull” means “to remove”. As a Tokay gecko breeder, your goal is to create the best offspring from your collection. To do this, you need to pick the best breeders. But it cannot be avoided that in the process, undesirable traits may appear from the offspring and you want to remove these undesirable traits from your collection by removing the male or the female Tokay gecko or both, or its offspring, this process is called “culling”.  This process usually entails killing of the culled animals.


3 Possible Reasons Why Your Tokay Gecko Won’t Eat

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by JE

A drop in the appetite or failure to eat in your Tokay gecko is not a problem in itself but a possible symptom of either a natural circumstances or of an illness. But because, for most gecko owners, normal feeding is a sign of good health, it becomes alarming to see that their geckos are not eating. There are 3 possible reasons why your Tokay gecko won’t eat, this are – stress, illness, and natural occurrence as part of their life cycle.


The “Many” Tokay Gecko Tails

Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by JE

Tokay geckos are beautiful lizard from the gecko family. They have grayish-purple skin with spots ranging from bright orange to red. They are widely distributed throughout Asia. Countries like China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines have high concentration of this population.


5 DON’Ts When Disinfecting Your Tokay Gecko Tank

Posted on: August 11th, 2013 by JE

Disinfecting your Tokay gecko tank is an essential and important part of cage maintenance. Cleaning and disinfecting your gecko’s enclosure guarantees that you’re providing your Tokay gecko a safe and healthy home. While it is true that cleaning your gecko tank is easy, there are, however, things you need to consider and avoid doing to keep your geckos safe.


5 Practices to Avoid When Breeding Tokay Geckos

Posted on: August 10th, 2013 by JE

Breeding your Tokay geckos is relatively easy. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll simply mate a male and a female Tokay gecko and leave everything to fate. Tokay gecko breeding requires certain rules to follow to be able to yield healthy offspring from the breeding.


Why Raise Your Own Feeder Crickets for Your Tokay Geckos?

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 by JE

If you want to provide your Tokay geckos with fresh and healthy food or you simply want to keep a constant supply of crickets for your Tokay geckos, you may want to consider the idea of raising your own feeder crickets. It will be a lot cheaper to raise your own crickets as well as give you the satisfaction of providing healthy crickets for your geckos to eat.


5 Benefits of Breeding Your Own Tokay Gecko

Posted on: August 8th, 2013 by JE

Aside from it is very rewarding and it is fun to raise your own Tokay gecko there are other reasons why you would want to start breeding and building your own collection. Below are 5 benefits you get from breeding your own Tokay geckos.


Dealing with Mouth Rot in Your Tokay Geckos

Posted on: August 7th, 2013 by JE

New and old gecko owners alike should know that mouth rot can be a real threat to your Tokay gecko’s health. It does not only create great discomfort to your pet, but it may also cause some health problems and other complications, and even results to premature death.