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    Just quick update. Last week when I checked the second clutch, the dented egg was molding so I moved it into the other incubator away from the good one. The good one was still looking pink when I candled it, but the egg was starting to feel a little slimy. I put a little piece of paper towel between it and the substrate. Today when I checked it it was still pink, and there was the beginning of a dark spot between the center and one end. It feels less slimy.
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    This morning when I was misting and feeding I found two more eggs in Quinn's lay box. They were lying on top of the substrate instead of being buried, and both were slightly dented. I tired to mark them with an X before putting them into the incubator, but the eggs have a leathery feel to them and the pencil won't show up on the egg. I put calcium in her cage a month or two ago. It'll probably b a few days before I can candle them.
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    It was 5 years ago today that Quinn came home to live with me. She's my first gecko, so that makes today my fifth geckaversary.

    When she was a juvenile, everyone thought she was a male because she had a bit of a bulge under her tail. Maybe this is bulge is something that goes along with being able to lay parthenogenic eggs somehow??? Like a difference in hormones or something? Those are just wild guesses.

    Since she's five years old, I don't know how long she'll continue laying these eggs, although she has kicked up her production efforts this year.

    It's amazing the effect this little crestie from PetSmart has had on me. At that time she seemed to me to be a truly fascinating little gecko, and she kick-started me in this obsession. Now others are sharing in her fascinating-ness (Is that a word?) by reading about her parthenogenic eggs. If she'll fire up again, I'll try to get a picture of her to add to this thread. She doesn't fire up often.
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    Today I finally candled the eggs that were in Quinn's lay box on 5/15, and one of them has a round red area and I can see veining. I couldn't see anything in the other one, but it is incubating along with the first one.
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    Cool!!!! I have 2 that were laid on 5/25 and i see nothing inthem. She was with a male. I have them incubating, so i will keep it TV up till i am site they ate duds
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    How interesting..I'm following and appreciate updates, we could all learn something here. I have had one female that has laid fertile clutches after not have been with a male for over 1 year and they hatched and are doing fine.
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    I'm late to the party, but how are the eggies doing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sarahberry View Post
    I'm late to the party, but how are the eggies doing?
    Unfortunately, they don't look too great. They are darkening up a bit. Quinn's eggs have their own incubators, one for eggs that look good and one for the ones that don't, so there's no mistaking whose they are if two should hatch at the same time and to avoid problems with mold or whatever spreading from the ones that do go bad. They are not beyond hope yet. I know there was/is life in one of them because of the cheerio and veining, but don't know if it will make it to the hatching stage.
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    Any updates???

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrissythecrestedgecko View Post
    Any updates???
    That update was only 6 days ago.

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