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01-21-2013, 10:27 AM #1
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I stumbled across this forum by accident so I thought why not register and join the community.
I am at the research stage before getting my very first Leopard Gecko so this forum will be so helpful and while I am new to lizards I'm not new to reptiles, I also keep snakes, tarantulas and I have a little moggie cat.
Anyway, without boring everyone with details about me let me just say a big hello and if any of you have any useful hints/tips/advice to share with a newbie, then it will be very warmly accepted.
Thanks and hello again
01-21-2013, 02:44 PM #2
Welcome to GU. We have our official leopard gecko info here:
Also, our leopard gecko forum is a great place to look through and find more information than one would ever need pertaining to them. Make sure to dig through the vast archives of previous posts. And, if you can't find answers there, feel free to ask.
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01-21-2013, 08:34 PM #3
Leopard Gecko Research in a "Nutshell"
A hearty welcome to Geckos Unlimited!
Great to hear that you are doing your research prior to purchase! Click right here for the Leo Guidelines: http://www.geckosunlimited.com/commu...tml#post302242
The caresheet Ethan refers you to has been linked in my guidelines from the geck-go!
The Leo Guidelines are totally thorough with 40 or so posts right at the end for further details .
Last edited by Elizabeth Freer; 02-02-2013 at 08:23 AM."Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain."
Leopard Gecko Care Sheet
===> URGENT: No plain calcium, calcium with D3, or multivitamins inside a vivarium EVER <===
Oedura castelnaui ~ Lepidodactylus lugubris ~ Phelsuma barbouri ~ Ptychozoon kuhli ~ Cyrtodactylus peguensis zebraicus ~ Phyllurus platurus ~ Lygodactylus kimhowelli ~ Eublepharis macularius ~ Correlophus ciliatus ~ P. tigrinus
01-22-2013, 02:31 PM #4My Mini Zoo
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Yay! I love when people do research first. So smart! Kudos to you!
The only advice I have for you other than what has already been shared is to buy from a breeder or adopt... avoid the pet stores.8.7.5 Correlophus (Rhacodactylus) ciliatus [Eyelash Crested Gecko]
1.1.0 Malaclemys terrapin terrapin [Northern Diamondback Terrapin]
0.0.2 Graptemys pseudogeographica kohni [Mississippi Map Turtle]
1.1.1 Pogona vitticeps [Central (Inland) Bearded Dragon]
0.0.1 Ceratophrys ornata [Argentine Horned Frog]
3.1.1 Agapornis roseicollis [Peach-Faced Lovebird]
1.0.0 Canis familiaris [Domestic Dog - Great Dane]
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01-28-2013, 09:07 AM #6
I know, I would never buy animals from pet stores as I prefer to know exactly where my animals have come from and who bred them, am speaking to breeders and I also have a very good reptile shop close by, 2 of my snakes came from there and they are a very good place for reptiles.My Mini Zoo
01-28-2013, 10:39 AM #7
Ooooo. What kind of snakes do you own? =D
01-28-2013, 01:49 PM #8
Welcome to GU"Thorr Geckos" private breeder in Normandy.
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