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 Iguana body temp...

When I take my iguana out to roam around for a bit each day she is nice and warm when I take her out of her tank and then after about an hour of roaming around I pick her up and she feels cold to the touch. Is this bad for her? Should I not allow her to be out that long or is it ok and can I leave her out even longer? I know they are supposed to be in a really hot climate. I do not want to harm her. The temp inside my house is 74 degrees.



02/04/15  06:21am

 #2312168


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  Message To: Jj4ij   In reference to Message Id: 2312166


 Iguana body temp...

Yeah its kinda bad for the iggie...warm up either the house or just get a plug in heater just for the room she’s roaming in.



02/04/15  11:34am

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  Message To: Takahiro111   In reference to Message Id: 2312168


 Iguana body temp...

Oh, besides the fact that my central heat is on 74 degrees I do have an electric radiator heater that has oil in it that sits next to her cage and she can sit by it if she is out and cold. She just doesn’t. She walks by it and will sit for a minute and then go on her way walking around the room!



02/04/15  01:21pm

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  Message To: Jj4ij   In reference to Message Id: 2312171


 Iguana body temp...

74 F isnt bad ....75 would be better

I know when we set the thermostat to 75 it goes up to 76 or 77 before it turns off... so 74 + 1 or 2 degrees is ok

Temporary roaming about at temps below the norm (75) will not harm the iggy as long as she can get warmed up again readily. Don’t tell anyone but one time I let maxine out in the snow for about 2 minutes. She plowed right through it like a summer day. No ill came of it.



02/04/15  08:27pm

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  Message To: Cphill58   In reference to Message Id: 2312175


 Iguana body temp...

Awesome!!!!! I appreciate your feed back!



02/04/15  09:24pm


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