Habitat Summary:​
Life Span Summary:
  • Temps in 70s-80s 

  • Humidity: 30% - 50%

  • MUST have UVB lighting for basking - temp 95

  • Soaked 2-3x a week for 15 minutes (not too deep, they cannot swim!)

  • 50 - 100+ years

Diet Summary:
  • Variety is key!

  • Mazuri pellets

  • Fresh veggies - leafy greens, squash, carrots NO SPINACH

  • Live plants and flowers - dandelions, hibiscus

  • No fruit

Dangers Summary:
  • Pyramiding due to lack of humidity

  • Escaping enclosures - they dig and climb!

  • Falls

  • Predators

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