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  1. in my opinion, as long as you can maintain proper...

    in my opinion, as long as you can maintain proper temps, humidity, and hiding place requirements - then you should be fine. Mine are both in cages with a bottom foot-print of 4 feet x 2 feet (roughly...
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    75-80*F is fine for ambient, then a hot spot of...

    75-80*F is fine for ambient, then a hot spot of about 88-90*F on the surface that they are resting on. You'd want to stay away from any ho lights (high output) as geckos don't need super intense UVB...
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    First, how old are they? What are the...

    First, how old are they? What are the temperatures in the enclosure and how are you measuring them? Are you gut loading the insect and using calcium/vitamin supplements? What kinds of hides do they...
  4. That's really odd. I can't say what's going on...

    That's really odd. I can't say what's going on with her, but my male does something similar if I offer superworms or calci worms. He got bit in the corner of the mouth by a super worm when he was a...
  5. I moved with both of mine 3 hours to a new house....

    I moved with both of mine 3 hours to a new house. They were packed into their "travel cages" (little 5 gal tubs that I glued reptile carpet into the bottom and were big enough for a hide. then I...
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    A little fiber never hurts anything :)

    A little fiber never hurts anything :)
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    I have a DHP and an arcadia shade dweller. I have...

    I have a DHP and an arcadia shade dweller. I have a Herpstat Ez2 for the DHP-
    my cage is 12 inches tall, with an inch of slate directly under the DHP. The Hood for the DHP is 8 inches tall and the...
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    I just used regular textured bathroom tile from...

    I just used regular textured bathroom tile from lowes. I clean it weekly and didn't bother with sealing it. Under their "poop corners" I just cut a small piece of yoga mat to go under the paper...
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    I just got mine and use the proportional...

    I just got mine and use the proportional thermostat from Herpstat. I was originally using this on the UTH but moved it to the DHP for more constant control, and so far it has been great.

    When I...
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    DHP Instant Success

    Nel's new cage got here over the weekend (finally!), and so far she hasn't laid anymore eggs and is starting to eat waxworms and hornworms.

    Anyway, I set up the "hot" side of the cage with a 50w...
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    This was in the poop corner too lol! Do they...

    This was in the poop corner too lol! Do they always have 2? Should I expect another one in a day or so, and if none appear, should I take her to work for x-rays to check for one? And when they...
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    Surprise Egg!

    Nel laid an egg...I think there is another one in there. Is there anything I need to do for her - increase calcium or other vitamins, warm water soakes? She has a dig-box with coco-fiber, everything...
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    Thanks! I appreciate the response. There are only...

    Thanks! I appreciate the response. There are only two, and the ball python - and they are already in an interior room on the side of the house that never gets any sun. They both are doing fine so far...
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    No A/C - geckos' heat tolerence

    Our central a/c unit died yesterday and it's probably going to get to be a bit before I can get it fixed. Most gradient recommendations are for a cool side no more than 75*F - right now that just...
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    My female has been fasting on and off for about...

    My female has been fasting on and off for about 3ish months- she'll eat one or two superworms or a roach maybe once a week to 10 days then go two weeks without. Not even super interested in hornworms...
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    He's definitely a little less active the my...

    He's definitely a little less active the my girl...but that seems to be the case with all my male pets lol.

    Mostly, from a veterinary-minded stand point, I want them to be healthy weight for...
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    Weight Debate

    Just getting some opinions, my fiance and I were debating Wyrms' weight - he says he's fat and I think hes' just a big gecko and has a good body condition. So, Wyrm is about 2.5 years old and today...
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    [QUOTE=Digs;500598]Deep heat projectors are the...

    [QUOTE=Digs;500598]Deep heat projectors are the second best over head heaters for basking. The best heating source we have for imitating the infrared waves of the sun are incandescent lamps...
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    [QUOTE=Elizabeth Freer;500597]While our "old...

    [QUOTE=Elizabeth Freer;500597]While our "old methods" have kept leopard geckos alive sometimes for a very long time (note several leos in their 40s who live in the EU with 2 separate keepers), our...
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    Thoughts on Deep Heat Projectors

    I listened to an interesting CE on reptile husbandry from a veterinary standpoint earlier in the week, and these Deep Heat Projectors are getting popular for recover cages and being recommended over...
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    Some of the herpstat thermostats from spyder...

    Some of the herpstat thermostats from spyder robotics are pretty good at multi-unit management - but the ones that can regulate multiple items get pricey quickly. I have the both the EZ1 and the EZ 2...
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    I have one in with my male (he eats sphagnum moss...

    I have one in with my male (he eats sphagnum moss and paper towel, and will NOT touch a thin natural sponge), but since he is in an enclosed pvc cage he doesn't loose humidity as fast- one keeps it...
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    Great Product For Humidity Issues

    I have moist hides in with both my geckos, but the male absolutely refuses to use it. Tried different hides, different substrate, different locations in the cage, nothing.
    Then found these on...
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    as a tip, this time of year you can buy some...

    as a tip, this time of year you can buy some really nice opaque 'Christmas cookie' containers in all different sizes that make great hides.
    my big male has two 6" diameter hides, and one of the old...
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    Is the iPower thermostat the "on-off" kind or a...

    Is the iPower thermostat the "on-off" kind or a "proportional"?

    for example: The on-off kind with reach the set temp of 105 and turn off. Then when the sensor reads that the temp has cooled off,...
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