return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Repti Heat Cable  
click here for Nature Zone
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Gopher Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Vine Snake . . . . . . . . . .  The Reptile Expo - May 30, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - June 06, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  The Reptile Expo - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herpetolocial Society Meeting - June 20, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptilian Nation Expo Long Beach - June 21-22, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  VReptile Vitual Reptile Expo - June 27-28,2020 . . . . . . . . . .  New England Reptile Expo - June 28, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptile Super Show San Diego - July 11-12, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - July 11, 2020 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
Turtles & Tortoises for sale online
pool banner - $50 year

RE: Looking for a good, hardy species.Need Help alot!

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Day Geckos (Phelsuma) ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: jfarah at Wed Dec 28 15:14:55 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by jfarah ]  
   

Go with the grandis or "giant day gecko" I have several adult pairs that I have been breeding for a few years now and I love them!! They get bigger than most day geckos, but still only about 9" long. I find them very hardy and not shy at all. Mine will come right up and eat out of my fingers. They never run for cover when i enter the room, but instead stay out in plain sight where i can admire them. They will also hang out on my hand or arm without being frightened. The other 2 species you are considering are often Wild Caught animals (grandis too, be careful) and don't live too long. Giant day geckos are much hardier, less agressive and are easier to obtain (CB animals, that is)

Thats my 2 cents, hope it helps,

Joe


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Hide Replies ]


>> Next topic:  What's the Sex - KN03, Mon Dec 26 19:47:08 2005
<< Previous topic:  Sexing Guide - KN03, Thu Dec 22 19:51:04 2005