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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

how fast does a baby iguana grow per week or per month.... im thinking about buying a baby... about 4 inchses long.. and i only have a 10 gallon fish tank at the moment.. i was thinking i could keep the iguana in this while i build a larger encloser.. im also thinking what i could use for a floor in my encloser.. because im planing on building a walk in.. i would like something that wont leak and damage the carpet underneath... any ideas please help!


12/25/03  10:06am
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

10 gallons really isn’t enough for a baby iguana. I would go with atleast a 20 gallon for a 4 inch baby. You also need to get good UVB bulb. Maybe you should build an enclosure first, then get the iguana. For flooring I use melamine boards.

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12/25/03  3:20pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

10 gallons is too small for any ig...not worth it since they grow so fast.


12/25/03  6:25pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

alright.. i will have to build a enclosure befor i get my baby.. but i hear they eat no animal protein what so ever! because it wrecks there liver.. so do i feed strickly fruits and vegetables??... do i still have to use calcium suplaments on their food?


12/25/03  6:28pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

Here is a basic food chart
Click Here

I supplement calcium 1-2 times a week.

Yep, and no animal proteins, it hurts their kidneys.

PE


12/25/03  6:34pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

so how fast do they grow??? i want this guy to get big... but hes still just a baby.. is there anything i can feed or do to him to make him grow fast... and if there is nothing i can do to speed up his groth.. how much do you think he will grow every 2 weeks or a month??


12/26/03  12:04pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

I recall my iguana being very slow on growth his first year, but his second year he grew very quickly. A varied diet of the proper calcium rich greens, some butternut squash, some fruits, and some calcium powder 1-2 times a week should do him good. There is no speeding up growth except for a healthy diet.

PE


12/26/03  12:31pm
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 Sexing and how long until breeding?

how can you tell the sex of an iguana??? and how long should you wait from birth to breed iguanas to have healthy babies??


12/26/03  10:27pm
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 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

use lexan flooring,clear silicone around the edges,indoor-outdoor carpet over that.easy to clean!


12/27/03  2:49pm
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 #24183


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  Message To: Keith   In reference to Message Id: 21224


 How fast does a baby iguana grow?

soo i build myself a 420 gallon encloser for my lil 20 incher... i hope he finds it cosey


01/09/04  5:45pm
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