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I figured out what type of gecko i have

Discussion in 'Geckos - Other' started by Kupo2001, Oct 23, 2004.

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  1. Kupo2001

    Kupo2001 Member

    Ok the dune gecko i got is a Stenodactylus Doriae. He/she is doing much better now i think he/she is about to shed. I was wondering if someone could help me find a specific care sheet for that gecko. I've been looking all day on the internet and driving around pet store to pet store. If anyone could please help me find one it would be wonderful. I thank-you for your help.
  2. Toadie78

    Toadie78 Elite Member

    Arabian whip-tailed gecko is a more common name, im sorry i cant find anything else bout them maybe someone else here on the forum can be of assistance
  3. Jade

    Jade Supporting Member

    I've got a Steno, i dont think its a Doriae though im having a hard time finding out esactly what he is, mine lives in a ten gallon with about 2 inches of sand, an UTH, small water bowl, 2 hides and two low silk plants. i mist him at night and feed him as many crickets as he wants.
    oh the warm spot above the heater is at about 95 F

    the picture is when he was under weight from being afaid of the crickets i cant find a recent one at the moment,but has filled out now

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  4. Kupo2001

    Kupo2001 Member

    My gecko Looks like that

    Thats what my gecko looks like exaclty Jade. It's how i bought him at teh pet store i knew he wasn't healthy as he could be. But i'm worried he hasn't eaten since sunday and it's sunday again it's been a week how long b4 he eats?
  5. Jade

    Jade Supporting Member

    here's his updated picture :D see looks much better now

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  6. furryscaly

    furryscaly Elite Member

    I'd keep on researching though. The various Stenodactylus look a lot alike. Here's some sites that may prove helpful:

    pics of Stenodactylus doriae:

    list of other Stenodactylus:

    info on Stenodactylus:

    list and pics of Stenodactylus:

    They've only recently been gaining popularity, so there's not a whole lot of info on them. Care for all the Stenodactylus is pretty similar though.
  7. bre

    bre New Member

    dune gecko

    i dont have a care sheet but i no how to sex it,if it has 2 bumps on the top of tale between the legs its a male..if that makes sense thats the only thing ive found out so far,,,i just got one yesterday its a male..
  8. reptivet

    reptivet New Member

    That is a Stenodactylus petri, sidedark bar is typical of the species. Doriae is very rare in captivity. :)
  9. venus

    venus Founding Member

    This thread is 3 yrs old, please pay attention to dates ;)
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