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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 2.00    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 04/20/2006

Main Category:

Lizards

Sub Category:

Anoles

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

S.a.f

Years Experience:

3 to 5 Years

Species:

Green anole

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

anoles

Sexing and Characteristics:

The females havr a white strip on there back and the males have a bigger head in proportionto there bidy size and the males have a throth fan called a dewflap that is colored and females have a grayish colored thorth fan and the males have a bigger pores in the mouth area.

Mostly Active During:

Day

Substrate and Water Needs:

You can use soil,and wood chips, but recomend reptile carpit because it is easy to clean but you have to buy a new one every 1 month so it does not stank up the tank and well not cause impaction. anoles like to misted twices a day they well not drink from a water dish sometimes so misted like a lite dew but it is good to keep a water dish in there with water to help with the humidity levels.

Lighting and UVB:

I use a 100wat basket bulb you can use a full-spectrum flurescent tube but if you can not affored it just dust the crickets with calcium once every other day.

Temperatures and Humidity:

Temperture so be around 85-90 and the humidity should be 50-60%

Heating and Equipment:

Do not need

Caging Provided:

One anole can fit in an 5 gallon tank but for two use a 10- gallon tank only if it is a male and a female because the males well fight but a good tank for a pair of anoles is a 20-gallon tank high so they can jump around.

Diet:

Omnivorous

Description of Diet:

They can eat crickets,mealworms,kingworms,cockroaches,and waxworms they can eat soft fruits like pulms,peaches,and nectarines but you have to blend them and put a little bit of water and calcium but not to much and dust the crickets onces every other day.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Dust the crickets onces every other day and vitamins if there is a peragent anole in your tank once a week.

Maintenance:

Clean the cage onces every two weeks but do not use windex or chemicals to clean your cage.

Some Words on this Species:

They are a great pet for your frist lizard
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