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    Question gecko expert needed! (Gehyra marginata)

    So I picked up a pair of Gehyra marginata and every where I look for info seems to say something different.

    if anyone who has worked with this species and can give me a solid basic care guideline and some breeding info such as do they bury the eggs or stick them to something and how to incubate them/how long to incubate for....so on and so forth.

    I am no novice just would love some advice from some one who has kept the big guys happily and bred them successfully.

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    I haven't bred my G. marginatas yet but I was told by the breeder I got my CBs from that you can rig up a "hollow log" using PVC pipes leaned in a corner, fill it with damp peat moss and sphagnum moss, and they will use it as a laybox. They are gluers, so watch out for eggs that may be laid outside the "laybox".

    For a basic care sheet on G. marginata needs, you can read my short article HERE.
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    Thank you! Do you know anything about the incubation process?

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    Unfortunately, I do not. Other than leaving them be since there's no way to remove glued eggs safely, it would depend on what temperature the room is to determine how many days they'd take to incubate. One of the pangeans here, T-ReXx, could probably tell you, he's hatched a fair few.
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    Thanks again for the help!

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    Gecko Time did an article about them recently: http://www.geckotime.com/halmahera-gecko-care/
    You should be able to contact the author through the site as well.

    Aliza

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    That's my problem though, read both of the care sheets that are posted on this thread they are contradicting, on says to keep them hotter and the other says to keep them cooler, witch one is correct is what I would like to know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 88geckos View Post
    That's my problem though, read both of the care sheets that are posted on this thread they are contradicting, on says to keep them hotter and the other says to keep them cooler, witch one is correct is what I would like to know.
    Like most heat lovers, they self regulate. Give them a gradient, and they'll go where they need. Some of my halmaheras hang out in cool spots, but some of them prefer it warmer. They're tropical, but not desert, so there is definitely such thing as way too hot for them.
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    That's exactly what I've been doing, thanks for the help!

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