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Lygodactylus
12-10-2006, 06:22 PM
Here are some pictures of 1.2 Sphaerodactylus fantasticus I got yesterday on the Hamm show :D

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0123verkleind-1.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0137verkleind.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0134verkleind.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0126verkleind.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0125verkleind.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0128verkleind.jpg
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e43/Jeroen1204/PICT0132verkleind.jpg

Next to these, I also got (unexpected, but I'm very happy about it :D )1.1 Gonatodes albogularis fuscus and 1.0 Gonatodes albogularis albogularis :D

bugman426
12-10-2006, 06:34 PM
WOW...fantasticus are one of my favorites....congrats

Palex134
12-10-2006, 07:24 PM
wow great looking. post pics of the gonatodes as well!

I didnt know there was a hamm show yesterday!

JBReptiles
12-10-2006, 08:56 PM
That geckos fantastic!!

slygecko
12-10-2006, 10:13 PM
Wow, thats a really pretty little one! His eyes are... weird, especially the shot from directly above. Are the eyes moving independently?

~ Nick

Reptiluvr
12-10-2006, 11:19 PM
Do they have that much control over their eyes? It literally looks like he's looking backwards at the camera!

Starrynightexotics
12-11-2006, 01:02 AM
That species rocks, Im jealous!

Marlies
12-11-2006, 03:08 AM
Very nice animals Jeroen! Congratulations with them! They sure look great!

the moof
12-11-2006, 11:40 AM
oh my. where these guys from? i have no idea about sphaerodactylus. as other said, do they have free control of their eyes? looks like it. Beautiful species. do post pics of the gonatodes too ;)

Ken Bartenfeld
12-11-2006, 12:25 PM
Jeroen,

They look great. Congrats on the new arrivals. I hope they settle in great!

Lygodactylus
12-11-2006, 03:25 PM
Thanks for the comments! As far as I know, they can't move there eyes separately from each other. They're just like the eyes of other geckos, only prettier :wink:

Maybe I'll post some pics of the gonatodes if I have time.

Lygodactylus
12-11-2006, 05:15 PM
I come back on what I said about the eyes of Sphaerodactylus sp.: They CAN move their eyes independently, like chameleons!! I read this in the small book Kugelfingergeckos, by Beate Röll (which I bought also on the Hamm show).

slygecko
12-11-2006, 05:33 PM
I come back on what I said about the eyes of Sphaerodactylus sp.: They CAN move their eyes independently, like chameleons!! I read this in the small book Kugelfingergeckos, by Beate Röll (which I bought also on the Hamm show).

That's awesome! Is Sphaerodactylus the only genus with independent eyes, or is it shared by Gonatodes and other related genera? Thanks again for sharing.

~ Nick

Lygodactylus
12-12-2006, 01:15 PM
I checked it at my Gonatodes, and they are also able to move their eyes separately, very funny to see :)

Stijn
01-12-2007, 05:50 AM
Any idea what subspecies this is ? If I'm correct, they're from Saint Francois - Grande-Terre - Guadeloupe

There is an article in pdf available :

http://academic.uprm.edu/publications/cjs/VOL04/P373-390.PDF

Regards,

Stijn

ghostmantis
07-13-2012, 06:33 PM
Is anyone still keeping this species? Anyone in the US? I still have a lone male.

Dendrophel
07-23-2012, 08:09 AM
Hi,
I keep and breed Sphaerodactylus fantasticus karukera. Not in the US, but in Europe ;)
Greetings
Dennis