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Uromastyx and Carrots

Can Uromastyx Eat Carrots?

Uromastyx lizards are herbivores and require a balanced diet of various vegetables, greens, and fruits to thrive. Carrots and their leafy green tops can be safely fed to these lizards. Dark leafy greens, such as kale, collard greens, and mustard greens, are better alternatives to carrots for uromastyx lizards.

Uramastyx and Spinach

Can Uromastyx eat Spinach?

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Spinach is one of the few foods that should be avoided in a uromastyx’s diet. Uromastyx lizards can technically eat spinach, but in large quantities this can be harmful, so it is best to keep consumption to a minimum or avoid it altogether. Despite being a nutrient-rich dark leafy vegetable, spinach has an extremely high content of oxalates, which bind to calcium and prevent its proper absorption. Calcium deficiency can… Read More »Can Uromastyx eat Spinach?

Uramastyx and Tomatoes

Can Uromastyx eat Tomatoes?

Uromastyx are herbivores and eat all kinds of vegetables, greens and fruits, including tomatoes. It is generally believed that tomatoes can be fed to uromatyx lizards from time to time, but this food should not be a constant in its diet because, if consumed in large quantities, it can lead to health complications. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins C, A, antioxidants and fiber, but they lack calcium, are very acidic… Read More »Can Uromastyx eat Tomatoes?

Uromastyx Eating

Uromastyx Food and Diet

Uromastyx are almost exclusively herbivores, and it is not necessary to feed them any insects or meat. Their vegetarian diet consists of leaves, flowers, legumes, grains, herbs and vegetables of all kinds. Pet uromastyx do not need much water because they absorb it directly from the veggies in their diet, so you do not need to provide a bowl with fresh water every day. Food for Uromastyx Because uromastyx lizads… Read More »Uromastyx Food and Diet