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   Leopard Fringe-toed Lizard (Acanthodactylus scutellatus)


iet: Crickets, Butter Worms, Phoenix Worms, and other grubs. Make sure to dust the insects with a multi-vitamin supplement as they will not get the natural vitamins they would from a diverse diet in the wild.

Adult size:

On the picture on top, is an adult lizard. They are a desert dwelling lizard, so can be kept on sand. They are most active in the morning and at night. Quite picky eaters, seem to prefer to only eat anything that they don't have to struggle with. Acanthodactylus scutellatus seems to use their snake-like tongue often when hunting. They seem to be afraid of rain, so I provide them with a shallow bowl of water to aid them in shedding and for drinking. The bowl should be at the same level as the substrate, other wise they do not see it or are just lazy to go in. Though not very often, but ones in a while I see them sitting in the water dish. Although they don't climb glass, it’s not a great idea to handle them as they are very quick and will run away if given a chance. I keep them at 25- 30*C during day time, and 20- 22*C during night. It is quite difficult to sex them as they tend to wiggle none stop if picked up by the tail. The best trick is to put them into a plastic bag, flip it up-side-down, and sex them then.
For two to three a five to seven gallon tank seems to be ideal. A UVB light must be provided which will aid them in digestion of Bone and Calcium. They tend to prefer to stay on the ground, though a hiding place should be provided.


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