My first Leopard Gecko

My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Clay » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:33 am

Here's some pics of my first little Leopard Gecko. They've always interested me adn thought what the hell, let me get myself a lil Christmas present.
Not sure on the sex yet, but I've been told it could be a female. So for now let me say she's a Super Hypo.

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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Matt Robinson » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:36 am

Sho she is nice. Enjoy her they are great little pets
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby insaniac » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:40 am

Very nice indeed !

I also fell in love with my two the second I got them.

Hope she brings you lots of joy !
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Leos r gr8 » Mon Jan 05, 2009 12:04 pm

That is one of the best looking leos I've seen. If you don't mind me asking, where did you get it?
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Bushviper » Mon Jan 05, 2009 6:07 pm

Technically I think she is just a hypo. A hypo has almost no pattern on the body, a super hypo has no pattern on the body and a Baldy has no pattern on the head or body.

Very pretty though. She has some other genetics in her too and tends towards tangerine. Look for a nice mate for her once the sex has been confirmed.
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Fooble » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:29 pm

Dude welldone!
I also got my first leopard gecko a little while back so much nicer then beardies :D
HOPE she does really well for you!
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Clay » Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:01 am

Cheers, thanks for nice comments and info everyone.
Yeah it is a very pretty gecko… with some interesting colours and patterns, there’s that handful of small spots on the lower back and then a small section of orange at the top of the tail…

I was told these gecko’s are nocturnal, but geee wizzz, I thought it was dead a few times and panicked, they way it lies in its “house” flat, eyes close and legs out… lifeless… but as soon as the lights are out… watch out mealworms and cricket!!! Really amazing.
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Michelle » Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:08 am

That's a real cutie, congrats Clay!
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Clay » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:35 am

I'm looking at getting a mate for my gecko, but don't want to get the same sex.
Can anyone tell if my gecko is a male or female or is it to early to tell...?
Thanks

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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Fooble » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:36 am

How old is it?
Cant see any hemipenal buldges so id say female.
I stand corrected tho.
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Clay » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:40 am

Cheers thanks.
I think only a few months old.
Ok cool, will give a while and ask the question again later ;)
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Bushbaby » Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:20 pm

Very nice gecko, and yup, that should be a female.
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Bushviper » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:17 pm

At that size I would have expected to see hemipenal bulges so get her a boy. Try to look for a sub adult boy where you can sex him visually than relying on a "boy" because of temperature. If you make a mistake then it is not a problem because one male can have up to 8 females so this is not a problem.
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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Clay » Wed May 20, 2009 10:54 am

Heres some updated pics of the little girl... who is not so little anymore ;)

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Re: My first Leopard Gecko

Postby Fooble » Wed May 20, 2009 11:01 am

Nice going looks great!
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