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Beckyfireflies
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 Staple diet for tegu?

I was wondering if there are other staple diets besides the "San Diego Zoo Diet."
I don’t have a tegu yet, but I want to be completely knowledgeable of the lizard before getting one. :)
Also, I’ve heard of people using fish as 50 percent of their tegu’s diet. Is this okay?



07/19/13  03:06pm

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Takahiro111
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  Message To: Beckyfireflies   In reference to Message Id: 2299701


 Staple diet for tegu?

Well tegus eat fruits,veggies,eggs,meats,fish,mice,and rats



08/31/13  06:13pm

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  Message To: Takahiro111   In reference to Message Id: 2300785


 Staple diet for tegu?

ALL OF THESE FOODS CAN BE FED RAW -
Ground turkey
Boneless Chicken cutlet
Beef liver
Chicken liver
Chicken heart
Chicken gizzard
Eggs - crack the egg and mix it up as if your gonna make scrambled egg but offer it to them just like that
Fowl beef
Lamb

WHOLE FOODS -
Quail
Chicks
Mice
Pinky mice
Rat pups
Small rats and large rats (as your tegu gets bigger)
Snails
Feeder frogs
Toads
Small lizards
Meal worms
Silk worms
Horned worms
Wax worms
Earth worms
Dubai roaches
Crickets

FISH -
Whole shrimp
Tilapia
Smelt
Salmon
Cod
Squid
Soft shell crab
Crab
Scallops

FRUITS -
Mango
Papaya
Bananas (high in potassium)
Cherries
Strawberry
Blueberries
Blackberries
Figs
Kiwi
Honey dew
Peaches (high in oxalates)
Pear (High in oxalates)
Pumpkin

VEGGIES -
Squash
Parsnip
Green beans
Green peas
Snap peas
Leeks
Butternut squash
Acorn squash
Collard greens
Turnip greens



04/21/14  09:32pm


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