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Blazey and tombraider i've made my decision :p

anyways, is there anyone at there with care sheets, experience, or best all anyone who has these geckos.

Would appreciate help with this species but information about any of the Naultinus geckos would be greatly appreciated.
 

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oh wow, they are fantastic looking geckos!

never seen those before - any idea where you're gonna get some from? wouldn't mind getting me one of those little critters myself! :D
 

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Their an awesome gecko, but extremely hard to find in captivity especially outside New Zealand as their an endangered species. I think if you were lucky enougth to find one their going to be bloody expensive as well. I dont think i've ever seen one in captivity or ever come across one for sale.

Good luck though
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mike515 said:
Blazey and tombraider i've made my decision :p

anyways, is there anyone at there with care sheets, experience, or best all anyone who has these geckos.

Would appreciate help with this species but information about any of the Naultinus geckos would be greatly appreciated.
These geckos are worth a fortune and are rare. I know that they don't have these geckos, so therefore won't have any eperience with these. Anyway you won't find these gecko's and you certainly won't like the price tag. If you manage to find someone who supplies these, which are UK bred then i will rate you 8)

***Post edited, sorry thought you were darkdan :oops: ***
 

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Spikebrit said:
Their an awesome gecko, but extremely hard to find in captivity especially outside New Zealand as their an endangered species. I think if you were lucky enougth to find one their going to be bloody expensive as well. I dont think i've ever seen one in captivity or ever come across one for sale.

Good luck though
Jay
Aaaahh beet me to it :lol:
 

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goodluck finding them :)
 

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AnthonyY said:
Aaaahh beet me to it :lol:
i have my use's hehe. it is an absolutly georgious gecko, its such a shame their not activle bread. I've just been reading around about it now and some of the other variations are absolutly stunning the pictures are amazing. Will be very curious if anyone here actually has experience with these.

Jay
 

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they are awesome looking.
 

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Antony the reference to blazey and TR wasn't about the geckos.

I know these are rare and expensive, but there's a German guy who breeds them and will let me know when he has some unrelated groups ready for sale. No answer about price yet.

He doesn't speak english and my German doesn't stretch enough to ask him for care details.
 

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Antony the reference to blazey and TR wasn't about the geckos.

I know these are rare and expensive, but there's a German guy who breeds them and will let me know when he has some unrelated groups ready for sale. No answer about price yet.

He doesn't speak english and my German doesn't stretch enough to ask him for care details.
Ok just wasn't clear that's all.
Cool :p let me know what the outcome and final prices are including shipping etc
 

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WOw, if you manage to get some please send pics! I was looking at these on geckophile as theres a few guys on there who have some, and breed too. i've never seen any for sale though. I know the guys on geckophile said they're in the thousands EACH though hen they do come up. They're notoriously hard to breed so if you managed you'd be minted, but its a big initual investment and a tricky uncertain outcome.

For advice on their care it'll probably be hard to come by, but try the geckophile, heres the search results for Naultinus,

http://geckosunlimited.com/forum/search.php?mode=results
 

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can't wait to see the pics if you manage to get some, you'll be one lucky rep keeper if you manane to get some.

SPike
 

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yeah just got the price.

£1200 each (unproven)

£1600 each (proven)

£4000 for an unrelated, unproven group 1 male 3 females

£5000 for an unrelated, proven trio

£150 extra for complete setup


I'm thinking really hard about this. I'm gonna get some more leos first anyway and get some practise with hatchling and egg care, before i spend this amount on money. Even if i did manage to breed them, i have experience with egg care or raising hatchlings.

Cheers for all the help
 

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I haven't kept them myself but i am quite into geckos to assert the following facts:

-Naultinus live on top of certain trees,i.e. mostly on NZ cypresses species,with which they seem to be closely dependent.Naultinus breeders sell these small trees a fortune ,as you won't find them at your local garden shop :lol:

-They both require a high humidity level and a strong air flow to simulate the wind on top of the trees;2 opposed AC vents on the viv lateral pannels are generally used,but the balance between high hygrometry and air flow drying up the viv is really hard to achieve.

-They need absolute low temps:nothing above 80°F.90-95°F would kill them very quickly.

So this is definitely a species you don't buy because it's "nice" "pretty" or "fashionable",but,as it was pointed out earlier in this thread,when you have enough skill to keep and breed these endangered geckos.Someone who would have bred successfully Hoplodactylus,Uroplatus or Phyllurus species could try,but I will strongly go against the fact of them being in the hands of a non-specialist.

More,I know people who have some specimens.Prices you found are generally not even useful.Most individuals are under an exchange system between breeders who already keep them.If you are not from this very private circle,good luck! :lol:
 
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