Blizzard Leopard Gecko

Blizzard gecko variants lack patterns and instead show a solid color throughout their body. Blizzards are usually white or yellow. Darker colored blizzards are sometimes called midnight blizzards. The Blizzard morph, discovered by Jay Villa of Prehistoric Pets in 1995, is very similar to the Murphy Patternless morph. Like the Murphy Patternless morph, the Blizzard morph is a simple recessive morph.

Blizzard Types

Diablo Blanco

There are many different Blizzard combinations out there. Currently the most popular is the Diablo Blanco, R.A.P.T.O.R.s crossed with Blizzards and Super Snow Blizzards or Mack Snow Blizzards. The Diablo Blancos were first developed by Ron Tremper in 2006. The appearance of a Diablo Blanco is a solid white body with solid red eyes. The Mack Snow and Super Snow Blizzards look like Blizzards but tend to have a frosty coloring to them.

Banana Blizzards

The more yellow Blizzards are often marketed as Banana Blizzards, but a true Banana Blizzard is a Murphy Patternless Blizzard. Another trait which seems to randomly pop up with Blizzards is Snake Eyes or solid eyes. As of right now, there is nothing genetic behind the Snake Eyes or Eclipse Eyes in Blizzards. Most people have them randomly pop up.

Blazing blizzard

Blazing Blizzard is blizzard morphs that have been crossed with albino morph varieties. So far, breeders have been successful in creating variants such as Rainwater and Tremper Blazing Blizzards.

Blazing banana blizzard

Still, under development, the Blazing Banana Blizzard combines Blizzard, Patternless, and Albino traits. The eyes must resemble the Albino type they are bred from, and the body must show features consistent with the morphology of the Patternless.

The more common Blizzard cross available on the market right now is the Blazing Blizzards. Blazing Blizzards are Blizzards which have been crossed with Albinos. Currently, there are only Rainwater Blazing Blizzards and Tremper Blazing Blizzards. Kelli Hammack from Hiss has produced one Bell Blazing Blizzard, but it died soon after hatching. As of July 9th, 2008, Steve Sykes from [Geckos, Etc.] produced the Second Bell Blazing Blizzard, which is also the First Viable Hatchling.

Blizzards are a striking gecko on their own but are also used extensively in breeding programs as a base morph. Their light coloration and lack of pattern make an excellent pallet to combine other morphs into.

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