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    Hi all! I know I haven't been on in a while. I've become super busy at work and at home. But I just wanted to post an update on some of our geckos. Mainly the huge ones.
    Well, I had one for the longest time and she was growing well. When she started to put on some adult sizing/weight I was thinking about getting another. Well, long story short.... We fell absolutely in love with these giants and now have 6 with 2 more on the way.
    So without further ado, here are all the Leachianus that are here at Ouroboros Exotics.

    Kirin (possible male pure Moro):
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    Hydra (possible female pure Moro):
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    Balrog (male pure Pine Isle):
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    Kraken (female Yate x Moro cross):
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    Jabberwock (male pure Nu Ana):
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    Cthulhu (female unknown mix locale):
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    And the 2 big kids we're expecting to arrive this spring (both photos aren't mine).
    Wyvern (female Nu Ana x Pine Isle cross):
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    Unnamed (male GTB x Pine Isle cross):
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    Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
    Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
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  • #2
    Wow they are just fab.
    I think my favourite is Cthulhu, love her colours.
    Ace Gargoyles
    Gargoyle geckos. 2.4.0
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    • #3
      Originally posted by AceGargoyles View Post
      Wow they are just fab.
      I think my favourite is Cthulhu, love her colours.
      Cthulhu is the sweetest Leachie I've ever known. She just loves to hug your hand. If I ever decide to stop breeding, she will not be going anywhere. I think she's the favorite in my collection.
      Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
      Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
      http://www.treedevilgeckos.com
      http://facebook.com/treedevilgeckos
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      • #4
        They are all so beautiful! I can't decide my fav! I mean, I like Balrog... Oh but look at Kirin. And then I seen Kraken!! And wow look at the yellow on Jabberwock. But I also like unnamed and Wyvern and Cthulhu and Hydra. But I think Kraken and Jabberwock are my favorite.
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        • #5
          So how big of a tank does a grown leachie need? I am fascinated by them, but doubt I'll ever own. (But never say never, right?? )
          Eileen
          TAD "Tiny Ancient Dinosaur" (Crestie), Hidey (Garg), O.G. "Office Gecko" (Bauer's Chameleon gecko), TBD "Tiny Badass Dragon" (Western Bearded Anole), 3.1.0
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          • #6
            Lol, so nice to see your growing collection! Jabberwock's yellow is pretty awesome, where did you get him from? And Cthulhu is just a wrinkly ball of cuteness, so adorable!
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            • #7
              Originally posted by TAD View Post
              So how big of a tank does a grown leachie need? I am fascinated by them, but doubt I'll ever own. (But never say never, right?? )
              Leachies are a bit different than other New Calendonian species. They prefer a little bit tighter quarters. You'd think that with the larger size that they'd need a very large enclosure. It's actually quite the opposite. If there's one thing I've learned from keeping leachies this last year and a half is that they will stress and not eat if there's too much space. I keep my adult leachies in the same size tubs that I keep my adult/breeding gargoyles in. As long as the leachie has cork bark and large enough branches to feel their weight is secure on, they'll thrive in a bit smaller of an enclosure than you'd think.
              Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
              Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
              http://www.treedevilgeckos.com
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              • #8
                Originally posted by CrestieFu View Post
                Lol, so nice to see your growing collection! Jabberwock's yellow is pretty awesome, where did you get him from? And Cthulhu is just a wrinkly ball of cuteness, so adorable!
                Jabberwock was a steal semi-locally. I found him on the classifieds pages on Facebook. He didn't want to ship and so we both ended up driving about 2 hours or so to meet so that we could purchase him. He's definitely one of my prettiest with all that pattern. He's for sure going to be a killer male once he gets up to breeding weight.
                Cthulhu is a total sweetie! I admit that I was nervous about having an adult leachie in my care. They have such a rotten reputation. They're not as nasty as you'd think. All of my adults are big sweeties and would rather hug you than take a bite out of you. I am however getting that big nu ana x pine isle girl and apparently she's nasty! LOL
                I guess there's always gotta be one meanie.
                Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
                Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
                http://www.treedevilgeckos.com
                http://facebook.com/treedevilgeckos
                http://www.instagram.com/treedevilgeckos

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Lovelyanddekstest View Post
                  They are all so beautiful! I can't decide my fav! I mean, I like Balrog... Oh but look at Kirin. And then I seen Kraken!! And wow look at the yellow on Jabberwock. But I also like unnamed and Wyvern and Cthulhu and Hydra. But I think Kraken and Jabberwock are my favorite.
                  Thanks! I love them all! Each is so unique with color and pattern variations. Truly the coolest species I've ever worked with.
                  Also! The big unnamed boy is going to be Zuul! We've put a deposit down on him and he should be ready to ship out in about 2 weeks! So excited!
                  Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
                  Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
                  http://www.treedevilgeckos.com
                  http://facebook.com/treedevilgeckos
                  http://www.instagram.com/treedevilgeckos

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Yoshi'smom View Post
                    Thanks! I love them all! Each is so unique with color and pattern variations. Truly the coolest species I've ever worked with.
                    Also! The big unnamed boy is going to be Zuul! We've put a deposit down on him and he should be ready to ship out in about 2 weeks! So excited!
                    That's awesome! How do you come up with your names?

                    After looking at your pictures the hundredth time, I come to favorite Balrog too. Lmfao. One question- do leachies drop their tails?
                    .1.DOG Jiggles
                    1.1.CRESTED GECKO Phantom & Lovely
                    .1.YBST Cloveth
                    .1.MINIPIG Judy(food&belly rub is kinda apig deal)
                    1..RAT CoconutRatMinneapolis RIP
                    1.0.2COCKATIELS

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Lovelyanddekstest View Post
                      That's awesome! How do you come up with your names?

                      After looking at your pictures the hundredth time, I come to favorite Balrog too. Lmfao. One question- do leachies drop their tails?
                      For names on the leachies, we've kept with fictional monsters. The crazier the better. LOL
                      The crested and gargs are kind of random but also not... Cresties are Bonzai, Chaos and Orion. Gargs are LeeLoo, Korben, Ifrit, Dorito and Arwen. The leopard gecko is Numinex. The sarasinorum gecko is Rorschach. And the Chahoua gecko is Spooky. Most are related to how they look or something about them. For instance, the chewie was hatched on Halloween so he/she is Spooky. Dorito looks like she's got Dorito's dust smeared all down her back.
                      And yes, Leachies can drop their tails. It's just really uncommon because they are a species that will fight back rather than drop their tail and run. Of course they do grow their tails back and you can barely tell it's a regrown tail. I've even seen a leachie that hatched out without a tail. In this instance because the gecko formed without one, it didn't "grow it back".
                      Kelly @ Tree Devil Geckos
                      Producing Awesome Leachianus geckos and Gargoyle geckos since 2017
                      http://www.treedevilgeckos.com
                      http://facebook.com/treedevilgeckos
                      http://www.instagram.com/treedevilgeckos

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