kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
click here for TortoiseTown.com  
click here for The Bean Farm
CBReptile.com your source for the
HIGHEST quality captive bred reptiles
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: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake . . . . . . . . . .  East Texas Herp Society Expo - June 22-23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - June 22, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - June 23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Tucson - June 23-24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Charleston - June 23-24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Expo - June 23 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  New England Reptile Expo - June 24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - June 27, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Raleigh - June 30- July 1, 201 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - July 04, 2018 . . . . . . . . . . 

Hobbie Breeding


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Rhacodactylus Forum ]

Posted by Amanda E on May 10, 2003 at 11:15:55:

In Reply to: Hobbie Breeding posted by GECKOFREAK on May 09, 2003 at 14:38:53:

Sorry, but this kind of seems like a no-brainer to me.

You are going to need cages and supplies for each of your geckos, an incubator of some sort, and food.

As for costs, that depends on how many animals you have. The more you have the more it's going to cost you to take care of them and their babies. If you don't breed too many so should be able to sell all the offspring, but if you breed a lot, you may have trouble selling the babies and they will eat into your money.

It is generally known that you usually do not make any money breeding herps. From what I've heard you sometimes don't even break-even. So make sure you have enough money to take care of all of your animals plus all of their babies (if you can't find them homes) and don't go into this thinking you can make a ton of money. I know you said you would be doing this as a hobby, but I just wanted to warn you.



Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Rhacodactylus Forum ]