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Pet Care - Exotic Pet Lizard

Monday, July 9, 2012 may not be the typical pets. But they can really be fascinating and exciting. They may look scary at times and aggressive too. However, with proper pet lizard care, handling, and patience, you will be able to enjoy having them as pets.

Pet lizards are quite demanding and costly especially the larger ones. There are lizards that are quite troublesome to have mainly because of their size and their aggressiveness. Such lizards include monitor lizards, chameleon, iguanas, and among others. However, if you're the kind who loves adventures and challenges, these kinds of lizards are right for you. Just know in advance that they are hard to tame and are demanding.

The right pet lizard care is very important. Since lizards are not accustomed to be put in cage, you should provide them with their needs so that they'll live long and so that they will feel comfortable. Smaller lizards like Argentinean black and white Tegu, Leopard Gecko, and others are easier to tame since they don't grow as large as two feet. And their demands are quite small. Most important, avoid placing both large and small lizards in one cage.

In providing pet lizard care, you need to make sure that they have large cages. Lizards can grow large so the cage should be spacious and secured. It should also have the right heat, right humidity, and adequate UV lighting, all these facilities depend on the kind of lizard you have. They should come from pet shops, and not directly from the wild. Wild lizards are aggressive and are harmful. Although it is still not that easy to tame trained lizards, at least they're already accustomed to be around with humans. lizards are easier to handle when they are still babies. However, as they grow up and mature, they become more demanding and aggressive. So you should be careful in handling them and should really make them accustomed to you and feel comfortable being around you. As part of pet lizard care, you should feed them regularly. The larger they are, the more expensive their food is. Smaller lizards are contented to feed on feeds, fresh veggies, and fruits. However, large lizards love to eat fresh meat.