Iguana Care Sheet

Easy Guide to Iguana Husbandry 

(Common Species Compared) (Care Sheet)  

  • Life Expectancy: ~20 years
  • Size: Varies between species
  • Food: Mainly Greens, occasional fruit
  • Feed Schedule: Daily (babies) / 2-3 times a week (adults)
  • Baby Enclosure Size: 10 gallon tank
  • Adult Enclosure Size: 4 x 2 x 2 + enclosure  (depending on species)
  • Ambient Temp: 80-85 degrees fahrenheit
  • Hot Spot: 100-120 degrees fahrenheit
  • Humidity: 70-80%
  • Types of bedding: Cypress or Dirt Mixture
  • Temperament/Handleability: Can be Docile when tamed
  • Additional info: Iguana prices differ between species. They come in many shapes and sizes and can be tamed. Rhino iguanas specifically tame out nicely and make awesome pets. They do need UV and Heat lights.

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