Name/ID: Trinitrotoluene or TNT
Species: Rhacodactylus auriculatus
Lay Date: Unknown
Hatch Date: 08/25/2020
Sex: Probable female
Origin: TNT was produced by Ali Motanabbeh at Godzilla Reptilez and hatched on August 25, 2020 out of a pairing between “Crime Scene” and “Sansa”. TNT arrived here with me on November 12, 2020.
About: TNT is a reticulated gargoyle gecko with an interesting base pattern and some blotching.
Lineage: Crime Scene [Northern Gecko Line] x Sansa (Nurcane (Khonsu x Renenuetet) x Endrine (Horus x Kauket (Broadway (Brooklyn x Tamara) x Rowan))
TNT’s father “Crime Scene” is a banded reticulated gargoyle gecko with heavy red skeleton blotching along the dorsal area and an orange-beige base color. “Crime Scene” was produced by Northern Gecko in 2015 and then sold to Renea King (Frilled Queen), and then sold again to Jordan Russell at California Breeder’s Union in 2016 or 2017. Jordan Russel used “Crime Scene (M3)” as a male breeder for two years before selling him to Specialty Herpetofauna in April of 2019, who bred him again and then sold him to Ali at Godzilla Reptilez in August of 2019 where he has been breeding since.
TNT’s mother “Sansa” is a reticulated gargoyle gecko with red blotching and a pinkish-red base color. Sansa was produced by Gargoyle Queen out of a “Nurcane” x “Endrine” pairing.
The maternal grandfather “Nurcane (Gkhre13001” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two fused red dorsal stripes and a bit of lateral color, when fired up he has a beige base but when fired down he has a white base that contrasts nicely with his bold stripes. “Nurcane” was produced by Gargoyle Queen out of a “Khonsu” x “Renenuetet” pairing and he hatched on September 24, 2013. The maternal great grandfather “Khonsu (Kh (SCLL))” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two red dorsal stripes and a bit of red lateral coloration, he has a beige-brown base but fires down with an off-white base. “Khonsu” was produced by Leapin Leachies and hatched in 2010 or 2011. The maternal great grandmother “Renenutet (Re (AR))” is a bicolor super striped gargoyle gecko, with an interior red dorsal stripe and an exterior orange dorsal stipe, she has a subtle pink hue under her beige base. Her subtle pink base, superstripe “Renenutet” was produced by Allen Repashy and hatched in 2011 and sold to Kylie when she was 4 grams, she is a very large and gentle gecko that has produced large offspring.
The maternal grandmother “Endrine (Ghoka13004)” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two pinkish-red dorsal stripes that fuse at the neck and tail and a bit of lateral color, she has a pinkish-red base. “Endrine” was produced by Gargoyle Queen out of a “Horus” x “Kauket” pairing and she hatched out on February 5, 2014. The maternal great grandfather “Horus (Ho [AR])” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two red dorsal stripes and some red lateral coloration. He fires up with a deep red and orange base and displays a pinkish base when fired down. “Horus” was produced by Allen Repashy and hatched in 2011, Kylie of Gargoyle Queen Reptiles says that he has an amazing sweet personality and that he has produced many high color offspring. The maternal great grandmother “Kauket” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two thick and fused pinkish-red dorsal stripes and a bit of lateral coloration. She has a reddish-pink base when fired up and a whitish base when fired down. “Kauket” was produced by Lunar Gecko out of a pairing between “Broadway” x “Rowan” and hatched on April 10, 2011. She has been a very productive breeder with a consistent 100% hatch rate and produces high color offspring.
The maternal great great grandfather “Broadway” is a striped gargoyle gecko with two reddish-orange dorsal stripes and a bit of orange lateral coloration, he fired up with a beige-brown base and fires down with a white base. “Broadway” or “BR (SDLG)” was a breeder male for Lunar Geckos for several seasons before he was purchased by Gargoyle Queen, he hatched on August 1, 2008 out of a pairing between “Brooklyn” and “Tamara”. He has produced some gorgeous offspring including “Formaldehyde” and “Fluorescein”. The maternal great great great grandfather “Brooklyn (GM4)” is a striped gargoyle gecko with bicolor red and orange dorsal stripes and a beige-brown base. “Brooklyn” was produced by Allen Repashy and purchased by Lunar Geckos. He produced high-color offspring for Lunar Geckos in the “Comet Line”, including “Vic” now owned by Gray Sky Exotics. He was than sold to Kokopelli Geckos and produced “Dea Griene”, “Little One”, and “Louise” at Kokopelli Geckos and then was sold to Julie at Familiar Exotics. The maternal great great great grandmother “Tamara” was breeding for Lunar Gecko on a breeding loan, her reference name was “UK”. The maternal great great grandmother “Rowan (LG’s Rowen the Fierce)” is a pastel striped gargoyle gecko, she has a lot of creamy whites, pinks, reds, and oranges in her stripes and base color and thick bold black stripes running down her sides. “Rowan” was produced by Pet’Tacular Exotics blood lines and then purchased by River City Rhacs and then she was purchased by Lunar Gecko where she bred for three years in the “Comet Line” before being sold to Bryan at Geektastic Reptiles on August 13, 2011.