Aliases: Orange, Flame, Red
First Produced In: Unknown
Last Updated: 2023-03-04
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Tangerine is a linebred trait.
Defined as a gecko that has orange pigment anterior of the tail base. The shade and quantity of orange results in the various morphs known as, “tangerine”, “baldy”, or hypomelanistic (= “hypo”). In cases where the orange pigment is highly concentrated, some geckos approach what could be called red/orange or red. A true red color that remains bright in adult geckos has nearly been perfected with such beauties derived from the hypo tangerines, such as the Tangerine Tornadoes, Torrid Tangerines and Electric Tangerines. It was not until 1996 that various breeders worked with and established their own strain of line-bred morphs. Until then there were really no geckos around that had any respectable amount of orange past the tail base and up on the torso. Further years of breeding resulted in finding genes that reduced the amount of melanin in the skin, removing all body spotting, and concentrating orange coloration. 
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The head of a Tangerine has a orange colouration.
A Tangerine Leopard Gecko has a “tangerine” or orange colouration throughout the body.
The tail patterning can follow the same colouration.
Tangerine Tornado - TUG,
Gourmet Rodent line,
Hot Gecko line,
Gecko Genetics line
- Mandarin 
Carrot Tail, Carrot Head, Hypo
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