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Starrynightexotics
09-26-2006, 12:38 PM
Most of these pics were taken by me, sorry for the poor quality. This is my favorite species of gecko bar none.


http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1651.jpg


http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1646-1.jpg


http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/Gonatodes_ceciliae_.jpg
Thanks to Tony Gamble for this pic, really shows off the animals coloration.

chahoua
09-26-2006, 12:55 PM
Beautiful Gonatodes Tom! Thanks for sharing the pictures!

bugman426
09-26-2006, 01:05 PM
That last pic wasnt taken by you? you need to really work on your photo skills :lol:

just kidding though, awesome pics

Lygodactylus
09-26-2006, 03:51 PM
Beautiful Gonatodes!!! Defenitely a species on my wishlist :wink:

Starrynightexotics
09-26-2006, 04:59 PM
Haha, Im practicing , Im practicing! Thanks for the compliments!

The whole genus is gorgeous, every last one is on my wishlist. I wish they were more common in the trade.

the moof
09-27-2006, 01:23 AM
that last pic is stunning! beautiful animals! i think i might get 1.1 :D

regards,
*the moof*

Reptiluvr
09-27-2006, 09:12 AM
What a beautiful species. How did you come across acquiring them?

Starrynightexotics
09-27-2006, 10:51 AM
Its been a real trick for me to get a hold of any Gonatodes.. basically I had to sign myself away for the next 5-6 years.. but on the plus side I will be getting more and more species as time goes on (crosses fingers).

oscar
09-27-2006, 01:29 PM
that is a gorgeous gecko. amazing colors.

Scott

markvij
10-03-2006, 12:55 PM
That is indeed the most gorgeous Gonatodes sp. I'm sure there are a lot of jealous people around :wink:

Mark

John_Woodward
10-06-2006, 09:50 PM
youve already heard my opinion multiple times tom, those geckos of yours take the cake. :)

AWL Reptiles
10-07-2006, 07:32 AM
That's an awesome gecko, wow!! :shock: :mrgreen:

GeckoTom
10-07-2006, 07:54 AM
They are really beautiful!!!

Starrynightexotics
10-07-2006, 02:54 PM
Thanks for all the compliments! Omelettes anyone?

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1670.jpg

Starrynightexotics
11-02-2006, 11:22 AM
Woke up to this today, a big first for me, I cannot wait to document the color changes these gusy go through as they grow!

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1698.jpg

the moof
11-02-2006, 11:32 AM
aww, beautiful! congrats!

bugman426
11-02-2006, 12:36 PM
congrats Tom!!

yuri
11-02-2006, 05:48 PM
Tom,

Congratulations! What was the incubation time and temperature?

Yuri


Woke up to this today, a big first for me, I cannot wait to document the color changes these gusy go through as they grow!

Starrynightexotics
11-02-2006, 05:49 PM
Hey there Yuri, it was 74 days at 79 degrees.

yuri
11-02-2006, 05:56 PM
Hey Tom,

Are you incubating for females specifically?


Hey there Yuri, it was 74 days at 79 degrees.

Starrynightexotics
11-02-2006, 07:18 PM
Nope, just using the temps recorded in the wild laying sites as my starting point.

aquapimp
11-02-2006, 11:45 PM
great job. Gonatotally awesome!

Lygodactylus
11-03-2006, 10:03 AM
Very nice!! :D

the moof
11-04-2006, 04:17 AM
haha, nice aquapimp.

Starrynightexotics
11-05-2006, 02:57 PM
Here are photos at 3 days old....

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1702.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/DCP_1703.jpg

the moof
11-05-2006, 04:46 PM
wow, beautiful!

Haroldo
11-05-2006, 05:39 PM
Keep up the good work Tom. :)

John_Woodward
11-06-2006, 10:23 PM
absolutely stunning tom, im really glad of your sucess, now we should see another 20 or so of these soon right? take care man, ill give ya a ring sometime soon.

Starrynightexotics
12-05-2006, 07:32 PM
34 days-

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0040.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0037.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0038.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0036.jpg

Starrynightexotics
12-05-2006, 07:40 PM
By the way, heres mom, gravid yet again. Dad still lives in the wild.


http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0010.jpg

Ken Bartenfeld
12-05-2006, 08:37 PM
I am happy they are doing good. Good luck.

Starrynightexotics
02-04-2007, 05:51 PM
First off.. a good day for photos.. these guys are shameless-

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0174.jpg


3 hatchlings, oldest (HD:11/2/06)

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/cec11-02-06.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/cec11-02-06b.jpg

(12/04/06)

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/cec12-04-06.jpg

(12/30/06)

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/cec12-30-06.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/cec12-30-06c.jpg

Sgvreptiles
02-04-2007, 06:03 PM
Hey Tom,
How are these guys temperment?Are they chill?
Thanks

Starrynightexotics
02-04-2007, 06:33 PM
The wild caughts are pretty skittish, but I still see them out alot. The older cb babies have gotten pretty used to me. Not anything to handle regularly as they are a small gecko,and like most small geckos can stress easily from that sort of thing. Plus theyre extremely fast, not a gecko Id want to be chasing around my reptile room.

Starrynightexotics
03-28-2007, 08:02 PM
Yet another update. The animal with more blunted nose, pronounced collar and lighter shades of brown.. Im guessing is a female. The longer nout, and darker brown animal, is most likely male. Should be able to know for sure in a month or so!

I might have them mixed up, but the inc. temps lead me to believe its true!

11/02/06 HD - Probable male

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0354.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0353.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0352.jpg

12/30/06 HD- Probable Female

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0356.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0355.jpg

Starrynightexotics
03-30-2007, 09:21 AM
You know, I rarely see the adults out unless theyre doing this...exhibitionists.

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0310.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0307.jpg

Starrynightexotics
06-06-2007, 08:58 AM
The photo shoot continues- bear with me, Im just starting to get good at this

11/02/06 HD-

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0560.jpg

12/30/06 HD-

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a367/Midwestherps/000_0558.jpg

This forum needs more Gonatodes pics... wink wink, nudge nudge :D

chahoua
06-06-2007, 12:21 PM
Awesome pictures Tom. I never get tired of G. ceciliae shots!

Starrynightexotics
06-06-2007, 12:24 PM
I have to admit.. Im kind of obsessed with this species... in case it wasnt obvious. Im loving how the male is getting that purple tinge to him! Im such a noob with these guys every little development is just a rush. Thanks for the compliments man!

yuri
06-07-2007, 09:11 AM
Keep the photos and updates coming Tom! Thanks for sharing these.

Starrynightexotics
06-07-2007, 11:11 AM
Yuri... congratulations! How are you adjusting? Call me dude!

Lygodactylus
06-07-2007, 05:29 PM
Beautiful pics Tom!! This species is also in very high regions of my wish list :wink: :D