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splashy07
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Meet Speck

Postby splashy07 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:37 pm

This adorable leopard gecko came to me with three others from a friend who no longer wanted. I don't get that, but hey good for me. The little group was 2.2, a friend adopted three and I kept the remaining male. Mine is living in my snake rack but the other three have a luxury condo I picked up for them at my friends shop and gave to my friend who adopted them. They are so easy to care for I do not think it matters how plain or fancy, but I know my friend and she would only want a five star hotel for them! Haven't kept these since the 90's, and had completely forgotten how delightful they are. I'm thinking of contacting Ron Tremper for a girlfriend for him!
If the Ark takes on another animal it will sink....
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Postby kingofnobbys » Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:35 pm

Wow … just wow …. Santa has been good to you this Xmas, Squiggles & Speck and Specks mates ….

All I got was a box of choc liquors , and big tin of Roses Chocs and Pommie Choc Bar Hamper for Xmas.
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Re: Meet Speck

Postby splashy07 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:56 am

Hahahah yeah, don't know how they survived the ride in his sleigh....
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Re: Meet Speck

Postby Suzle87 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:22 am

I’m going to have to stop reading splashy07s posts... every time I do I want another pet! Haha, he’s awesome. Are they similar care needs to BT’s or different?
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Postby mb606587 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:10 am

The care is actually probably simpler. Much smaller lizard, so 20 gallon tank works perfect. They are not omnivores so they need a steady diet of insects. Splashy can correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think they need it as hot as the BTS. Most keepers use the under tank heat mats just to give them belly heat. I don't keep these guys bc I've been given strict orders of no insects in the house although I much prefer that wild type look you have to the morphs! Nocturnal species so they sleep most of the day.

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