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Discussion in 'Herp Photos' started by aeral, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    He arrived today and I hadn't planned on getting him until Saturday but I decided that since everything is ready to go, I may as well get him now. He's so tiny! I couldn't help but snap a couple of photos before forcing myself to leave him alone. Hehe.

  2. Rich

    Rich Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Congrats on your new addition.
  3. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    Thanks! He or she is actually my first herp. ^.^ So naturally, I am a very nervous new owner, but I've spent the last three weeks learning everything I can to make sure that they do okay.
  4. mshrmheadcharge

    mshrmheadcharge Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    Congrats on your new addition!
  5. justor

    justor Elite Member

    Congrats, and welcome to the world of herp keeping!
  6. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    How cute is he, he looks nice and healthy!
    Congratulations, I'm sure that you will enjoy each other. I also think that you will make a great owner, you have done your research prior to even getting your little one.

    Look forward to more photos once he gets settled in and watch how he changes as he grows :)
  7. Draxx

    Draxx Active Member

    He (she) is a good looking little guy. I think you will enjoy the experience once he settles in. I had my leo gecko for almost 15 years and she was a great pet!
  8. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    Wanted to share a couple of other photos - he really is a different little guy than he was when I brought him home last week. He's more energetic, active, and just all around looks healthier and happier.

    He also attacked my camera lol.

    What a cutie, I was really scared he wouldn't bounce back.
  9. Wyldrose

    Wyldrose Elite Member

    Very cute!! He wont stay small for long :) I can't believe I had mine for almost 6 months now! She was just as tiny!
  10. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    So he's getting spots!

  11. Wyldrose

    Wyldrose Elite Member

    So cute!!
  12. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    And here's a few updated photos. He's gorgeous and coming along very nicely. :)


    My precious baby. I love him so much. I'm also working on a more "natural" cage with lots of cover and some foliage, although we're going with a desert theme so it will probably be fake cacti of some type.
  13. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    Love that last photo, too cute! :)
  14. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    A month later (since I'm enjoying the progression):
  15. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    Looks like the tail is fattening up :)
  16. VickiC

    VickiC Elite Member

    I had to thread stalk you...I wanted to see how big he was getting. He's such a cutie. He always looks like he's just been caught getting into trouble in his pictures.
  17. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    Thank you, he truly is the star of my heart. He's always climbing on stuff too! And when he is too hot he bats his hide away from the heat then when hes cold he puts it back.
  18. skelly98

    skelly98 Elite Member

    LOL my uromastyx does the same thing :p love the gecko, remember to vary the diet! :D
  19. aeral

    aeral Elite Member

    Been feeding him (or her) a mix of mealworms and crickets, I prefer to dust the mealworms but do the crickets as much as I can as well.

    Here's a couple of new photos:

    I keep on being tempted to get a toad or something like that to add to the family, but right now isn't a practical time.

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