Gender/morph help

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Gender/morph help

Postby Tourmaline » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:23 pm

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I got my first ever Leopard Gecko yesterday. I've had my eye on it for a few weeks now. It's very easy to handle, and it seemed like no one wanted it because of it's coloring. I like it a lot though.

I just wanted to see if anyone could help me figure out gender, I cannot tell. I think it's a female, though. It's 6 inches, so it's at the age where you should be able to tell. I also wanted to know what morph it is, it doesn't look like it's extremely common. I had difficulty finding anything that looked like it online.
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Re: Gender/morph help

Postby HylianHealeys » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:55 am

You have a female — the easiest way to tell is to look for a V-shaped line of pores near the tail, which would indicate male (https://www.reptifiles.com/leopard-geck ... ko-sexing/).

As for morph, it's really hard to say for surewithout knowing genetics. However, the forums at Geckos Unlimited have a whole section for identifying leopard gecko morphs. (http://www.geckosunlimited.com/communit ... genetics-/) You might want to try there. :)
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Re: Gender/morph help

Postby Tourmaline » Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:23 am

Thank you! I had a feeling it was a female going by some comparison pictures, but I wasn't very sure if maybe she was a younger male. I had a name picked out in case she was female, her name is Artemis.

And thank you for the forum link, I was having a hard time finding a Gecko forum that was active within the last 2 years. That's why I figured I'd post here and see if any Leopard Gecko owners come on this forum.
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