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 Hornes Lizard not eating

Hello,
I recently captured a horned lizard in my field here in NM. After begging and pleading my little girl talked me into keeping him. We set it up in a 20 gallon long tank and got everything else on the care list on this site. We were ae to capture somered ants. We put about 5-8 in his tank and he does not seem interested at all. Is there an adjustment period before he starts eating right? We have also order some ants but in tje mean time we are just capturing the red ants in the yard for it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Scott



05/21/13  03:24pm

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  Message To: Scotty Ross   In reference to Message Id: 2297568


 Hornes Lizard not eating

I see alot of people saying that HLs will only eat carpenter ants. Well i recently caught a full grown one in downtown Phoenix. I can tell you this untrue. Mine will only eat small/medium crickets. It eats about 15 to 20 a day. Ants....well he wont touch em!!!



08/11/15  09:24am

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  Message To: Scotty Ross   In reference to Message Id: 2297568


 Hornes Lizard not eating

You might want to check NM laws about keeping it. I know the Texas Horned Lizard is in NM and it is considered endangered or is a protected species. just a heads up!



09/01/15  01:48pm


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