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Care Sheet for Fence Lizards

Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 4.04    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 02/08/2006

Main Category:

Lizards

Sub Category:

Fence Lizards

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Ajay

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Fence Lizards

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

Fence Lizards in general.

Sexing and Characteristics:

Males have colorful bodies.Around the neck and head there is usually a deep blue or light green color.Running down the stomach are bright yellow lines.Females are usually a grey or brown color.

Mostly Active During:

Day

Substrate and Water Needs:

A small dish filled with Spring Water or any other none-tap water is good.There are water dishes for lizards avaible at almost every petstore.For the substrate,I use ’’AlfaPet Pine Shavings’’,but you could also use ’’BedABeast’’ for the substrate.It`s your choice.

Lighting and UVB:

A UVB Light is necessary for the lizard to recieve artificial sunlight and to process vitamins and minerals.Without a UVB Light your Lizard could become very sick.A Flood Light can be used with the UVB Light to add extra brightness.

Temperatures and Humidity:

The temperatures should be around 80-90 degrees.The temperature should never exceed 90 degrees and never go below 70 degrees.

Heating and Equipment:

I do not suggest using any underground heating pads.Heating rocks will burn your lizards belly,so do not use them either.

Caging Provided:

For one Fence Lizard,you can use a 15-20 gallon tank.I do not advise you to keep more than one together,as they are aggresive and may fight.If you want to keep 2 females or 1 male and 1 female together,then have a 25-35 gallon tank for them.

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

Fence Lizards will eat most insects and spiders.You can feed it any insect that is smaller that it`s head.Crickets are very good for it and should be its main food.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

I do not do this,but you can gutload or vitamin/calcium dust the crickets that you feed your lizard.

Maintenance:

The tank should be cleaned once every week or two,depending on how dirty it is.Use hot water,not soap,as it could harm your lizard.

Some Words on this Species:

Fence Lizards make great pets for people who will put a little effort into taking care of them.They are very fun to watch and learn about,too.I recommend this pet to people who have had past experience with reptiles.
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