USA to western coastal Mexico. Like desert and rocky areas.
Activity Period: Diurnal,
hid during the hottest hours.
nature. Prodigious appetites and will eat cagemates if housed with smaller
animals of another species. Dont house males together.
Caging: A 50 gallon
aquarium works for a pair. They need plenty of climbing spaces
Temperature: Need heat
from above and below. An undertank heater and a heat light is a good choice.
The basking site should be 100 F with other spots at 80- 90 F. Night time
temperatures should be around 60 F.
Food: Wide variety of
insects. Crickets, wax worms zoophoba, mealworms, and grasshoppers. Pinky
mice can be given on occasion. Dust all food with calcium and vitamin
Lighting: Need UV lighting. Can use both a black fluorescent and full spectrum fluorescent.
Hillary Harms with Toledo Herp Society info.