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Lizards of Oz
07-15-2005, 12:23 AM
This little gem hatched out a few weeks ago. These are definitely my favorite type of Knobtail.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v690/lizardsofoz/79c6797a.jpg

GeckoFiend
07-15-2005, 12:50 AM
Those guys are awesome-thanks for sharing.

weswright
07-15-2005, 01:18 AM
So amazing! I love them!

Minhawali
07-15-2005, 07:22 AM
Congrats. That's a beauty.

Cheers,
Johan.

Justin
07-15-2005, 09:50 AM
Well done Matt, Would you say their behaviour, housing needs etc are very similar to N. amyae?

Lizards of Oz
07-16-2005, 12:33 PM
I keep them very much like my N. amyae. Their habits are a bit different though. I love watching them kick sand on their backs. They are very special geckos.

Justin
07-16-2005, 12:36 PM
Thanks Matt. Have you found them hard to breed?

Lizards of Oz
07-16-2005, 12:39 PM
This is my first year producing them, so it's to soon to say. Things seem to be going well so far.

Justin
07-16-2005, 12:48 PM
Are they similar in size to N. l. levis?

Lizards of Oz
07-16-2005, 12:54 PM
I'd say they are somewhere between N. levis and N. amyae in size. Very unique.

Justin
07-16-2005, 12:56 PM
I agree, very unique. Thanks for answering all the questions Matt. Nice to hear from you and I'm glad you're season is going well.

Ken Bartenfeld
07-27-2005, 03:45 AM
Can't weight till they go down in price ;-)

Nathan Hall
07-27-2005, 03:46 AM
Couple more years...

GeckoFiend
07-27-2005, 03:51 AM
Very cool geckos indeed-perhaps my fatties will allow me to get a baby wheeleri or two next year...

Ken Bartenfeld
07-27-2005, 03:53 AM
What do babies even go for? I have never heard of babies for sale.

Nathan Hall
07-27-2005, 04:00 AM
You could probably find babies for a couple grand or so.

Nathan Hall
07-27-2005, 04:02 AM
perhaps my fatties will allow me to get a baby wheeleri or two next year

You have to get permission from your other geckos? LOL! I couldn't resist, Aaron.

GeckoFiend
07-27-2005, 04:05 AM
Yea, they're kinda partial to new species.

I just need lots of babies from the fattails to be able to afford some more expensive stuff-I sent you PM about the het females you'll have at Daytona. Would be nice to have a couple more females going this next season.

Ken Bartenfeld
07-27-2005, 04:06 AM
Heh! That was kinda funny...

So for a couple grand, jeez...so like for one pair of Amyae, you can get 1 baby Wheeleri, or you can get like 3 baby Amyae...hmmm, hard choice.

...really is :x

texas lizard connection
07-27-2005, 10:48 PM
Ken,
I am going to bring a few to Daytona this year. They will probably go around $1500-$1700 for unsexables. I may bring a pair or two also.

Scott

Ken Bartenfeld
07-28-2005, 02:29 AM
Oh man your really temping me!!! I actually might think about it, seems like babies should only be like 1200, I figure double price...but then you don't see babies much for sale. I want at least 2 unsexed juvi Amyae from you though.

I might be interested in 4 wheeleri babies...email me!

Ken Bartenfeld
07-28-2005, 02:43 AM
As long as I can get some money all situated, buying a house right now...so, sorry and so darn sorry to say, thats first priority :shock:

texas lizard connection
07-28-2005, 11:51 PM
Ken,
Good luck with buying a house. I know how that is. About the price. Wheeleri are going for around $5000 a pair. Grow two juveniles up and you will probably get a pair for $3000. Not too bad. Talk with you soon.

Scott

Ken Bartenfeld
07-29-2005, 03:26 PM
Sounds good...

I would just hate to get 2 males...then again, love to get two females ;-)

AM Gecko
07-29-2005, 05:31 PM
Ken
how about you bring a bunch of your baby amyaes at Daytona to trade for wheeleri, this way it will not cost you anything, ha ha.
Alberto

Ken Bartenfeld
07-29-2005, 05:57 PM
Heh, but I love them to much and don't want to, I just found 5 more babies I am buying! So that will work out nice, and Scott is bringing a couple to Daytona. Hopefully some sceamers :?

How did that shipment go Alberto?

Are they sex determined at all by temps? I really have looked alot for information, but nothing.

And oh boy, I can't wait for Daytona... :shock: :o

Nathan Hall
07-29-2005, 06:01 PM
Hopefully some sceamers
They are all screamers!

Ken Bartenfeld
07-29-2005, 08:19 PM
Really Nate?

Tell him to email me...your really good friends!

Nathan Hall
07-29-2005, 08:34 PM
your really good friends!
I wouldn't go that far! J/K! I'm sure he'll read this and email you.

Ken Bartenfeld
07-29-2005, 09:06 PM
Cool...

Can't wait to see some pics...