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    I know what makes a crested gecko high end, but what makes a chewie high end? Also, which one is more expensive, MI or PI? Visuals to go with explanations welcome!
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    Well, chewiness, obviously. The chewier the chewie . . . (kidding!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Treebiscuit View Post
    Well, chewiness, obviously. The chewier the chewie . . . (kidding!)
    Lol
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    What makes a chewie high end is the coloration. If its a white collar meaning the area above the shoulder is solidish white, how much they have there raises the price and the colors. Such as a chewie with a lot of red, or orange, etc will bring a higher price than one with less. Also the brighter the green(s) on the chewie tends to increase the price. Between MI and PI, PI's tend to be more colorful but you still have a lot of amazing MI's. People also prefer not mixing the different locales, so if you have a pure MI or PI you will get a higher price than a mixed locale. If you go through the for sale section here you will be able to see the differences between like a 350$ chahoua and a 700$ one.

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    Here's a visual for you. Both of these animals are male Pine Island, which do have better colors in my opinion.

    Low end


    High end

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    So what makes this gecko high-end? Padawan of ET geckos

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    Is it the large amount of white on the neck? Or is it something else?
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    I be lichen her.
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    It is the amount of white on her collar and tail. And her regular colors are already bright and bold, which means they are only going to get better as the gecko grows.

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    Thanks! I'm asking these questions because I am thinking of getting a breeding pair of chewies, and I want to start strong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sparklefashion View Post
    Thanks! I'm asking these questions because I am thinking of getting a breeding pair of chewies, and I want to start strong.
    I don't want to dash your hopes, but nice pairs rarely go up for sale. The demand for chahoua is pretty high, so rarely are there high end animals that are of breeding age available for sale. If you do manage to find a nice pair, I can tell you it'll cost you a pretty penny. We've raised up almost all of our animals, rarely do we get the opportunity to buy adult females especially.

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