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Captive Hatched Baby AFT

Discussion in 'African Fat-tailed Geckos' started by Jflores, May 26, 2011.

  1. Jflores

    Jflores Elite Member

    Hey there, hope everyone is having a great week!!
    Anyways, I wanted to share this with everyone, below is my first ever captive hatched African Fat Tail. It's color is simply beautiful and It's appetite is fierce.



    Thanks for looking..

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  2. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    He's adorable!! I love his markings :) Congratulations!
    Can you take a pic with a coin or a ball point pen to show a size comparison?
  3. gapeachkatie

    gapeachkatie Elite Member

    he is just too cute! congrats!
  4. Jflores

    Jflores Elite Member

    Thanks, he does have an interesting pattern, however I am truly interested in his color for some reason it looks lighter than all the other Normal AFT hatchlings I have ever seen.

    Will do, this pictures were taken last night after he demolished his meal.
  5. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    What a little cute guy you have there! Looks like velvet:x
    Is there anything different for hatching AFT vs. Leopard gecko's , like temp, humidity?
  6. geckograndma

    geckograndma Well-Known Member

    He is so cute! I love the looks of Fat Tails.
  7. Jflores

    Jflores Elite Member

    Thank you all for your kind words, I really appreciate them.

    Thank you, well AFT and leo's hatchlings are very similar to care for, AFT however, require a bit more humidity. As far as tempts go I have most if not all my geckos between 87- 90 degrees. Since their tubs are so long it's easier for them to thermo-regulate themselves.
    Another aspect that is different in regards to AFT and Leo is their eating habits. Unlike Leo AFT are picky eaters, my two adults will only eat mealworms ever so often which means I need to go out and purchase large crickets for them. As for the hatchling it only eats crickets Im hoping I can get him accustomed to mealies soon. I do not like the thought of having crickets anywhere near my house, but I have to do what I have to do.
  8. TJOHNSON722

    TJOHNSON722 Elite Member

    He is adorable. I also love the markings. Thanks for sharing the pics.
  9. aquarles

    aquarles Elite Member

    That's a great looking AFT! Just beautiful!
  10. Jflores

    Jflores Elite Member

    As promised here is a picture I took no more than 5 mins ago. (Please excuse the little shed stuck on his head it has already been removed)


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  11. Yurusumaji

    Yurusumaji Elite Member

    Omigosh! What an adorable dinky little thing! :x

    Congratulations on a beautiful baby!
  12. Wynd

    Wynd Elite Member

    So adorable =D

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