Uromastyx can eat celery and celery leaves.
This vegetable is rich in water and provides limited amounts of nutrition, including some calcium, fiber, and vitamin E.
Because celery is not particularly nutrient-dense, it should only be fed occasionally and not as a staple.
Celery is somewhat high in oxalates, and its calcium to phosphorus ratio is 1.6:1, but the calcium content is not particurarly high compared to dark leafy greens and other vegetables that should be fed more often.
Feeding too much celery may also lead to diarrhea and disrupt the uromastyx’s digestive system.
Ideally, celery, cucumbers, and lettuce with high water content and low nutritional value should not make up a significant portion of a uromastyx’s diet.
The staple diet of a uromastyx should consist of a variety of leafy greens, vegetables, and some fruits.
Here are some foods that can be fed regularly:
- Butternut Squash
- Collard Greens
- Dandelion Greens/Flowers
- Hibiscus flowers and leaves
- Mustard Greens
- Prickly Pear Cactus Pads and Fruits
- Spaghetti Squash
- Turnip Greens
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